NCERT’s ePathshala app received the Digital India Award 2019 underneath the Best Mobile App category on Friday, February 22, 2019. The award was given by means of the Union Minister for Law and Justice, Electronics and IT, Dr. Ravi Shankar Prasad at Stein Auditorium, Indian Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi. The team of Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT came to get hold of the award.
While addressing the event, Dr. Ravi Shankar Prasad said, “National Informatics Centre ought to work towards the usage of technology for improving Indian agriculture scene, standardize number one training with the aid of equipping authorities faculties with technological tools, fitness care with a low-fee era.”
Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar congratulated the team.
Effective use of Technology has helped widen the reach of quality education. In this context, it is heartening that @ncert has bagged #DigitalIndiaAwards. #ePathshala won the @DigitalIndAward – Gold in the category of Best Mobile App.
Congratulations @ncert & team .@ciet_ncert pic.twitter.com/MhXr0WOO24
— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) February 22, 2019
#DigitalIndiaAwards: Prof. @ap_behera #JointDiretcor @ciet_ncert along with Dr. @InduKum47907915 #Head #DICT receiving #DigitalIndiaAwards for #ePathshala mobile app from Shri @rsprasad ji, Hon Minister, @GoI_MeitY.@HRDMinistry @hk_senapaty @MohdMamur pic.twitter.com/KY6KaJT9jW
— NCERT (@ncert) February 22, 2019
The app has been developed for disseminating all academic e-resources including textbooks, audio, video, periodicals, and a diffusion of different virtual assets.
It offers a tremendous area to a scholar to hold books on mobile.
Its functions consist of a pinch, pick out, zoom, bookmark, spotlight, navigate, proportion, pay attention to text using textual content to speech (TTS) apps and make notes digitally.
About Digital India Awards
Since its inception the Digital India Awards have visible 4 editions, starting from 2010, and biennially being conferred in 2012, 2014, and 2016.
The Digital India Awards over time have venerated diverse government departments that have completed exemplary work. Over the years the kinds have additionally been aligned with the brand new tendencies in the area of technology.
It’s the fifth version of the award. The awards were given under the following categories:
- Emerging Technology
- Best Mobile App
- Exemplary Online Service
- Open Data Champion
- Web Ratna – Ministry/Department
- Web Ratna – State/UT
- Web Ratna – District
- Outstanding Digital Initiative by means of a Local Body.
The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is an independent agency set up in 1961 by the Government of India to assist and advise the primary and kingdom Governments on guidelines and programmes for qualitative development in school schooling.
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