Virtual University to boost technology adoption in education

Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal who held a meeting with his top officers and said that National Education Technology Forum as envisaged in the new education policy, should be seeded with University Grants Commission and All India Council for Technical Education

The union government on Friday said it will establish a virtual university to boost technology adoption in education, and indicated that Budget 2021-22 may give it a special attention.

“Government will soon take necessary steps to establish Virtual Universities, which is different from the concept of open universities, will help in achieving the desired GER (gross enrollment ratio) in higher education as envisaged in NEP (national education policy),” the education ministry said.

Source: Livemint

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