The India’s fastest growing social learning platform is ensuring the reach of quality education in corners of the Nation, including lakhs of villages of India. It is in line with the mission of Indian Government, DigiGaon.
The proposed DigiGaon initiative to provide telemedicines, education and skills through digital technology will increase empowerment.
The allocation for the ambitious Bharat Net project is being stepped up to Rs 10,000 crore in 2017-18 and high-speed broadband on optical fibre will be available in over 1.5 lakh gram panchayats with hotspots and access to digital services at low tariffs, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday.
A ‘Digi Gaon’ initiative will also be launched to provide telemedicine, education and skills through digital technology, Jaitley said in his Budget speech.
“Under the Bharat Net, optical fibre has been laid in 1,55,000 kms. I have stepped up allocation for Bharat Net project to Rs 10,000 crore in 2017-18 and by the end of 2017-18, high speed broadband on optical fibre will be available in more than 1.5 lakh gram panchayats with hotspots and access to digital services at low tariff,” Jaitley said.
Role of Eckovation in DigiGaon
Eckovation since inception, is ensuring the reach of quality education by applying the reach of quality teachers. With the target of getting in hands of 1 Billion by 2020, Eckovation is growing with 30 times year on year and already in having more than 300,000 users. 60-70% users of them are non-tier-1 cities and mostly belonging to bottom of the pyramid. In all such area, access to quality education was the concern but quality teachers, using the platform of Eckovation are teaching the kids in masses and ensure their best future.
First time in India, in national level exam, IOTSE, out of 20 national champions, 15 are from the small cities and not only 5 are from top tier cities like Delhi, Mumbai and bangalore.
The Important Roles of Eckovation in ensuring the success of programs like Digi Gaon are
1. Ensuring the reach of Quality Teachers to every interested learner.
2. Amplifying the learning outcomes of learners by engaging them with contextualized learning experience.
3. Enhancing the efficiency of teacher training programs by making their peer learning groups
4. Giving best methodology for proper assessment of learning practice.
5. Bridging the gap between home and school. Allowing parents to take active role in child’s education.
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