e-Learning

E-Learning is one of the thrust area identified by MeitY 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. MeitY, 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).

Later the projects were 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 etc. While developing new tools and solutions, efforts were made by creating impact through already designed technologies through their roll-out for use.

Following new areas were identified as emerging areas in e-Learning to initiate further new projects:

i. Development of a framework for qualitative online testing;

ii. Development of a framework/standard for quality assessment of e-Learning content;

iii. Development of Simulations, Interactive Experiments including 3D Labs;

iv. Development of mobile compatible e-content packaging and delivery systems;

v. Personalized e-Learning; and

vi. Learning Analytics i.e. measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts.

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For further details please contact

  1. Dr. Jaideep Kumar Mishra
    Joint Secretary & Group Coordinator
    E-Learning Division
    E-Infrastructure/E-Learning Group
    Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
    Electronics Niketan
    6 CGO Complex
    Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110 003
    E-mail: js-hrd[at]meity[dot]gov[dot]in
    Phone No.: +91-11-24364321, 24301415
  2. Shri Anil Kumar Pipal
    Scientist F & 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: pipal[at]meity[dot]gov[dot]in
    Phone No.: +91-11-24364777, 24301323