NCERT books to have QR codes from 2019, says HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar
NCERT BOOKS : HRD Minister Prakash Javdekar, on Thursday said NCERT distributed course books would have QR codes from one year from now i.e. 2019, enabling understudies to comprehend sections better by watching a film or perusing extra substance on PCs and computerized sheets.
WHAT IS QR CODE?
Snappy Response (QR) Code is a machine-intelligible code comprising of a variety of highly contrasting squares, normally utilized for putting away web-joins or other data for perusing by the camera on an advanced cell.
The legislature has made an arrangement of Rs 6,600 crore for bearing the intrigue segment on training credits, he told journalists. The ban will be for the course time frame in addition to one year, he said.
Almost 10 lakh understudies would profit the advantages from 2017-18 to 2019-20, with the administration bearing about Rs 2,200 crore for each year towards intrigue costs on training advances, the priest included.
THIS IS WHAT THE SCHEME SUGGESTS
Under the plan, the administration will bear the intrigue cost on training credit up to Rs 7.50 lakh for understudies from families with not as much as Rs 4.5 lakh pay, Javadekar told journalists.
From 2009 to 2014, the administration has spent Rs 800 crore for every year under the plan, which expanded to Rs 1,800 crore for each year from 2014 to 2017, he said.
UNDERSTUDIES TO HAVE ACCESS TO ADDITIONAL MATERIAL
On the NCERT books, he said from one year from now, these books would be “invigorated”, conveying a QR code which would enable the understudies to get to films and extra material to comprehend the part.
THREE OTHER SCHEMES TO BE ADDED
The pastor said that the administration has additionally chosen that three existing plans on enhancing state funded training – Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan and the Teacher Education (TE) would be combined.
An expected designation of Rs 75,000 crore over the period has been affirmed which is a 20 for each penny increment over the present allotments.
The clergyman said a council has been framed to investigate the issue of advancing computerized board by supplanting the writing board to enhance nature of training. He said the panel will give their report in a month.
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