In an attempt to promote affordable education, Human Resource Development Minister, Prakash Javadekar said the government aims to offer about 2000 online courses within one year through Swayam.
Swayam is an indigenously developed platform by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) with the help of Microsoft.
After inaugurating a week-long Teachers Workshop at IIT Delhi, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar, said, “Currently, 380 courses are offered through this platform and this will be enhanced to 2000 courses in one year.”
Javadekar said, “About 60,000 students have already completed their courses through this affordable platform launched last year. It makes knowledge available anytime anywhere like ATM offers cash.”