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HRD Min to launch smart apps to make edu available on the go

New Delhi: The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry will launch smart apps to make education available to more people and on the go.

Officials said that in the National Conference on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in School Education, organised by the Ministry, ICT-based initiatives of the Ministry including ‘e-pathshala’, a web mobile based application of teaching and learning material, innovative teaching practices along with assessment of learning for the use of students, teachers and others will be launched.

The high-level conference would be attended by celebrated names of the education sector. HRD Minister Smriti Irani will be the chief guest.

Apart from e-Pathshala, other initiatives which will be launched are ‘Saransh’ and ‘Shaala Siddhi’ that seek to integrate digital and app-based technology into education would be launched in the presence of esteemed guests, teachers, students and parents.

The event would also showcase the digitised monitoring and evaluating mechanisms, officials said.