e-Learning

E-Learning is one of the thrust area identified by DeitY for imparting education using educational tools and communication media. It is the learning facilitated and supported by Information Communication technologies (ICT). The broad objective is to develop tools and technologies to promote e-learning.

The Department has been financially supporting R&D projects in the area of E-Learning at various academic educational institutes, R&D Labs etc. DeitY, in the past, has been providing grant-in-aid for R&D projects in the area of content development, R&D / Technology development projects, Human Resource Development projects & Faculty Training to improve literacy through distance education using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Tools (Computers, Multimedia and the Web).

During 12th Plan R&D projects would be initiated in the area of both hardware and software development for e-learning tools, technologies and pedagogy inter alia content adaptation, personalized learning, creation of high quality interactive simulation environment, Open Educational Resources (OER), Adaptable e-Learning, Accessibility Models for the disabled, Ubiquitous Learning, Augmented Reality, gaming environment for learning for specific target groups etc. The effort would be, while developing new tools and solutions, creating impact through already designed technologies through their roll-out for use.

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  • Shri Sanjiv Mittal
    Joint Secretary & Group Coordinator
    E-Infrastructure/E-Learning Group
    Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
    Electronics Niketan
    6 CGO Complex
    Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110 003
    E-mail: sanjiv[dot]mittal87[at]nic[dot]in
    Phone No: +91-11-24363075
    Fax: +91-11-24363099
  • Shri Dipak Singh
    Scientist G & HoD, E-Learning Division
    E-Infrastructure/E-Learning Group
    Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
    Electronics Niketan
    6 CGO Complex
    Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003
    E-mail: dipak[dot]singh[at]meity[dot]gov[dot]in
    Phone No: +91-11-24364565, 24301270
    Fax: +91-11-24362924