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MRHD Digital Resources


  • Virtual Labs

  • Spoken Tutorial

  • CEC

  • e-Yantra

  • e-ShodhSindhu


    • NPTEL:

      National Program on Technology En-hanced Learning provides e-learning through online web and video courses in engineering, science, and humanities. The mission of NPTEL is to enhance the quality of engineering educa-tion by providing free online courseware.

    • Virtual Labs:

      Objective is to provide remote-access to labs in various disciplines of science and engineering at undergraduate, postgraduate, and research level.

    • Spoken Tutorial:

      An initiative of the ‘Talk to a Teacher’ activity of the National Mission on Edu-cation through Information and Communication Technology (ICT), launched by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Govern-ment of India. On this website, one can find a variety of spoken tutorials that help students learn and use open source software.

    • The Consortium for Educational Communica-tion:

      Popularly known as CEC, it is one of the inter-university centers set up by the University Grants Commission. It addresses the needs of higher education through television along with the appropriate use of emerging Information Communication Technology (ICT).

    • e-Yantra:

      An initiative to incorporate robotics into engineering education through exciting hands-on application of math, computer science, and engineering principles.

    • e-ShodhSindhu:

      Consortium for Higher Educa-tion Electronic Resources provides access to research e-resources to universities, colleges, and centrally funded technical institutions in India through this program.

    • FOSSEE (Free and Open Software in Education):

      This project promotes the use of FOSS tools to improve the quality of education. It aims to re-duce dependency on proprietary software in educational institutions.


  • MHRD + GoI + NCERT

    • It aims to disseminate all educational e-resources including textbooks, audio, video, periodicals, and a variety of other print and non-print materials for students, teachers, parents, researchers, and educators.

    • Epub and flipbook

    • ePathshala allows users to carry as many books as their device supports. It allows users to pinch, select, zoom, bookmark, highlight, navigate, share, and make notes digitally.

  • Resources for Students & Parents and also teachers

    • Access digital textbooks for all classes.

    • Help children achieve expected learning out-comes.

    • Access graded learning materials (supplementary books).

    • Know about events.

    • Access e-resources (audios, videos, interactives, images, maps, question banks, etc).


  • school books accessible in digital form as e-books to be read on tablets and laptops

  • Publisher, school and student

  • Logically organized

  • Review, comment and rate

  • Interactive

  • Delivered immediately

  • Portable

  • Shorter editing cycle

Sugamya Pustakalaya

  • Created by Dept. of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment along with Daisy Forum of India (DFI) and powered by TCS Access.

  • online library that contains books accessible to the blind, people with low vision, or to persons with any other print disability

National Digital Library

  • MHRD – under National Mission on Education

  • It aims to develop a framework for virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility. It is being developed at IIT Kharagpur.

  • All educational material

  • Information can be personalized

  • Host many subjects

  • 60 learning resources in more than 70 languages

  • Integrates content from various repositories

Nakshe Portal

  • Topographic maps or Open Series Maps (OSM) containing geographical features including terrain or topography prepared by the SoI since its inception in 1767 in conformity with the National Map Policy-2005

  • Free download as pdf on scale of 1:50000 by Adhaar enabled authentication

  • National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy (NDSAP-2012): This policy mandates sharing data collected using public funding with the citizens of the country.

Online Labs

  • lab experiments can be taught using the internet, more efficiently and less expensively

  • Interactive simulations, animations, and lab videos

  • Assessment of procedural and manipulative skills of the experimenter,

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