Chandigarh, March 4: Haryana has always been considered as a state which needs progress and development. Making this wish come true the state has come up with an e-learning app for students. The Haryana State Council of Educational Research and Training has developed a new mobile application ‘Meri e-Pustak’. It has also started a test version of digi-LEP (learning enhancement programme) teacher training online course.
While launching the app and test version, additional chief secretary (school education) Dheera Khandelwal said ‘Meri e-Pustak’ was developed for showcasing and spreading all educational e-resources including textbooks, audio, video, periodicals, and a variety of other print and non-print materials.
In the new ‘Meri e-Pustak,’ text books and all LEP, books of classes I to V would now be available on mobile application. The LEP support material was also available through digi-LEP website and digi-LEP WhatsApp groups.
Haryana becomes the first state to be recognized by NCERT to have developed an in-house programme with ‘Meri e-Pustak’ of SCERT.
The programme has become available to students, teachers, educators and parents as they can access ebooks through multiple technology platform such as mobile phones and tablets (as epub) and from the web through laptops and desktops (as Flipbook). Meri e-Pustak also allows users to carry as many books as their device supports.
Education department is working on alternate solutions of trainings, in addition to existing face to face teachers training. SCERT is working on this project and developed an online course on LEP, named ‘Understanding LEP.’ This course is aimed to give orientation to block-level mentoring and monitoring officers to have first hand awareness of programme.