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Education Secretary launches DIKSHA platform on Teacher's Day


Education Secretary launches DIKSHA platform on Teacher's Day


Chandigarh, 5th September 2019: State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT), Sector 32, UT Chandigarh launched Chandigarh Diksha (Digital Infrastructure for knowledge Sharing), an initiative of MHRD, GoI to improve the quality of school education in the States/UTs. Sh. B.L. Sharma, Education Secretary, UT Chandigarh, launched the DIKSHA platform on the occasion of Teachers’ Day today.

DIKSHA as a national digital Infrastructure will provide common platform to the teachers and other stakeholders to share, collaborate and contribute their work and achievements. It will also ensure capacity building and continuous Teachers Professional Development (TPD), Chandigarh DIKSHA has introduced Energised Text Books (ETB) with QR codes for grades 3 to 10 making online content for these grades available in English and Hindi medium. The platform will make variety of resources available to teachers so that they use the one which is most appropriate to his/her teaching style. The platform will also facilitate the learner to utilize multiple resources for conceptual clarity and joyful learning. Chandigarh DIKSHA has also introduced basic TPD course envisioning supplementing teacher   training with contextualize digital content.

Sh. Rubinderjit Singh Brar, Director School Education, and Sh. Surender S. Dahiya, Director SCERT, UT Chandigarh were also present on this occasion .

Education Department