A national platform for school education, DIKSHA Platform (Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing) is a project of the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) . Since its 2017 launch by the Honourable M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India, practically all States, Union Territories, and central autonomous bodies/boards, including CBSE, have accepted DIKSHA Platform.
The Strategy and Approach Paper for the National Teacher Platform, which was published by the then-honorable Minister of Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javdekar, in September 2017, served as the foundation for DIKSHA. Students and teachers can use DIKSHA anywhere in the nation, and it presently supports 36 Indian languages.
Policies and Tools
The education ecosystem (educators, experts, organization’s, institutions – government, autonomous institutions, non-govt., and private organization’s) . They can participate, contribute, and use a shared platform to leverage learning goals at scale for the country thanks to DIKSHA policies and technologies.
These channels provide class-specific content connected to DIKSHA via QR codes.
For digital content to support the teaching and learning processes, a rich repository of varied resources was contributed by schools/individual teachers, content partners, NGOs . And corporates under CSR under VidyaDaan in accordance with the various content requirements of NCERT/CBSE/States. DIKSHA has been designate as “One Nation, One Digital Platform.”
Aid teaching and learning
A sizable collection of audio books, ISL (Indian Sign Language) videos, and dictionaries have been made available on DIKSHA . For CWSN in order to support teaching and learning. The emphasis of NISHTHA 2.0 and 3.0 is on foundational and secondary literacy and numeracy. Several States/UTs have created their own capacity building initiatives in addition to NISHTHA.
On July 29, 2021, the Honorable Prime Minister of India announced NDEAR (National Digital Education Architecture) . Which offers the foundation for States and UTs to establish federated and interoperable systems.
The platform has seen an unparalleled increase in access by students and instructors across the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic.