eGov Magazine

ICT-led higher education for future leaders

The Department of Higher and Technical Education, Govt of Rajasthan, puts special emphasis on nurturing a culture of research and innovation and thus, ICT-backed learning across its higher education institutions is given special importance. It’s in the same direction that recent years have witnessed a significant rise in the number of IT-led initiatives in the educational sphere of the State, writes Elets News Network (ENN).

Implementation of e-governance in Higher Education through Higher Education Portal, available online at: www.hte.rajasthan.gov.in. This was mainly done to:

Under this, the following facilities are being designed:

  1. Seminar / Meeting Room (with Audio Visual Equipment installed)
  2. Smart class room l Smart Labs
  3. ICT Labs
  4. CCTV in the campus

Library computerisation in 40 Govt Colleges

WEB based library computerisation software is being used

Integration of all library data with access e-CLASS Rooms in Govt Colleges l 35 Govt. Colleges in first phase

41 Govt. Colleges in second phase

Online E- Lectures on Higher Education Portal for e-learning repository will soon be made available.

Digital Class Rooms in 44 Govt Girls colleges under CSR l Under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) 35 Govt girls colleges have been connected to share online lectures among each other Smart Science lab at 7 division headquarters colleges

In 7 Govt Colleges at Divisional of educational excellence, models for further replication and nodals for linked Govt Colleges for sharing and disseminating knowledge Association with SWYAM portal of MHRD, Government of India

Under this, efforts are on to encourage Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

Big Data Challenge and Hackathon are being regularly organised for:

Spoken tutorials for FOSS courses: This is an initiative powered by The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).Its other features include:

Association with Rajasthan ILD Skill University: Letter of Intent given as Support Partner for Skill courses to train students and faculty members

Association with IGNOU, New Delhi: Letter of Intent given as Support Partner for Skill courses to students

Association with Center for Electronic Governance (CEG): MoU signed as Support Partner for Skill courses to train students and faculty members

Association with ICICI Academy for Skills: MoU signed for Soft Skill training and Placement of Student.