The Human Resource Development ministry declared that they will launch e-education courses from the top institutes like IIT’s and IIM’s. Asserting the news on Thursday, HRD Minister, Smriti Irani stated that the ministry of human resource development will roll out a host of digital initiatives including free online courses from top institutions, a national e-library for students and a dedicated portal to help students make informed choices about higher education.
Central universities, Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) will soon start offering massive open online courses (MOOCs), or courses offered on the internet with unlimited participation, free of cost, Irani said in her first press conference after joining office.
The e-library, which will be launched next year, will allow students to access content from premier educational institutions.
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