Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing (DIKSHA), a platform that offers teachers, and students learning materials relevant to the prescribed school curriculum was launched in Shillong on Thursday.
DIKSHA was launched by Meghalaya education minister Lahkmen Rymbui in presence of DP Wahlang, principal secretary (Education); CP Gotmare, secretary (Education) and several other officials of the education department.
Through this platform, teachers can have access to aids like lesson plans, worksheets and activities, to create enjoyable classroom experiences.
In his address, Rymbui said, “DIKSHA is a step in the right direction in the government’s continued effort to enhance and elevate school education in the state.”
Rymbui also stated that students today are curious they and crave for more knowledge by taking the help of technology.
The Meghalaya government will be conducting rigorous training sessions on how to use online content effectively.
The government is also embarking on a journey to create and curate quality content by trained state government teachers that can be leveraged by all states through the DIKSHA platform.
DIKSHA allows states to leverage a common technological backbone and integrate their respective teacher initiatives based on their goals, needs and capabilities.
A national digital infrastructure, DIKSHA was launched by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) and the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).