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education initiatives by the government

18 Oct 2022

education initiatives by the government

Every student struggles to complete their education because they cannot afford the necessary resources. As a result, the Indian government has launched a variety of educational initiatives to assist these students in reaching their full potential with an emphasis on making education more accessible, easily available, affordable, and liable," Education For All & Standard Of education" guided reforms were also made.

National Digital Library (NDL)

One of the educational initiatives of the Indian government to focus on education through the digital platform is the National Digital Library. The NDL is a digital library of textbooks, movies, articles, books on tape, simulations, and other educational resources. It is accessible to students, professional employees, and researchers and is available in a variety of subject areas and languages.

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Abhiyan

The "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" program, which advocates for protecting and educating girl children to promote gender equality, was one of the educational initiatives the Indian government introduced in 2015. By raising awareness and elevating the economic and social standing of girls, the government intends to reduce the gender disparity imbalance through this project. More than 640 districts around the nation have had the campaign running.


An initiative called PM POSHAN formerly named the Mid-day Meal Scheme, aims to raise the nutritional status of school-age children across the country. In addition, its implementation improved school enrolment, engagement, and participation. The initiative provides basic and upper elementary students in public and publicly assisted schools with free lunches on working days. One of the largest programs in the world, the program will cover 118 million children in grades 1 to 8.

The National Initiative for the Holistic Advancement of School Heads and Teachers (NISHTHA)

NISHTHA is a skill-building education initiative for enhancing school-based education through teaching and learning. It aims to increase the competencies of educators who are just starting in their careers. The teachers receive integrated training on a variety of topics, including learning objectives, school-based evaluation, inductive-type pedagogy, new educational initiatives, and meeting the unique needs of children through various pedagogies. A total of 42 lakh teachers will be trained as a result of the establishment of National Resource Groups (NRGs) and other State Resource Groups (SRGs) at the national and state levels.

Rashtriya Aavishkar Abhiyan (RAA)

This educational program, which was introduced in 2015 by the Indian government, fosters innovation by encouraging children's curiosity, creativity, and use of technology in real-world situations. The RAA urges those who have an aptitude and interest in these fields to be supported in their pursuit of academic excellence and research heights.

SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active –Learning for Young Aspiring Minds)

SWAYAM is an Indian Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform that was introduced in 2017.SWAYAM offers free access to an integrated platform that offers high-quality online courses for everyone, especially in developing nations, as one of the government's education programs. Teachers from publicly financed universities such as IITs and IIMs provide their student's free online courses as part of this scheme. From ninth grade through graduation, almost any classroom-taught course is available on the platform.