PRAGYATA Guidelines on Digital Education

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Union HRD Minister virtually releases PRAGYATA Guidelines on Digital
Guidelines on Digital/ Online Education provide a roadmap for carrying forward
online education with enhanced quality: Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
Guidelines place a cap on duration and number of online sessions in a day for
students from Class I to XII
New Delhi
14 th July, 2020
Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
released PRAGYATA Guidelines on Digital Education through online medium in New
Delhi today. Minister of State for HRD Shri Sanjay Dhotre was also present through
online medium.
Speaking on the occasion , Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said that COVID-19
pandemic has led to closure of schools and has impacted over 240 million children of
the country who are enrolled in schools. Extended school closures may cause loss of
learning. Shri Pokhriyal said that to mitigate the impact of the pandemic, schools will
not only have to remodel and reimagine the way teaching and learning have happened
so far, but will also need to introduce a suitable method of delivering quality education
through a healthy mix of schooling at home and schooling at school.

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