Computer Based Skill Development Programmes Through Online to the Remotest Corners of the Country, Empowering the Rural Poor: An IGNOU - SAHAJ’s Initiative
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) - SREI Sahaj collaboration promises to make the on-line computer based skill development programmes made available to the rural youth in digital format through the 27,255 Sahaj Common Service Centers (CSCs) established in the states of Assam, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Orissa, Tamilnadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. With this initiative, the rural youth will have unprecedented opportunities to acquire IGNOU’s internationally recognized certification, diplomas, degrees right in their villages through computerized CSCs. // These programmes will deliver international quality skill development Vocational Programmes at affordable costs to the rural population of India. An estimated 100 million below poverty line rural youth across the country stands to benefit through this partnership programmes.These partnership programmes will help bridge the gaping educational divide within the rural landscape and make advanced Computer Education available to the villagers at their doorsteps. // In this paper, we summarize the implementation details of this project which comes under the Regional Institute of Vocational Education and Training-East Zone (RIVET-EZ) of IGNOU, respective roles of IGNOU- Srei SAHAJ partnership, role of CSCs with respect to the registration, admission, delivery of the content, evaluation and certification. Finally, we discuss the challenges and other proposed programmes those can be offered through this mode.
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