The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has found a new way to enrich the knowledge of students and teachers. The CBSE has launched its latest mobile application 'E-CBSE' for providing e-learning material for students and teachers.
An official release in Press Trust of India (PTI) said, "This is an endeavour to enrich the student and the teacher communities by providing various learning and teaching resources to supplement and compliment curriculum transactions. This is in addition to the resources available for students provided by NCERT."
The app is part of the ongoing Digital India programme. The programme was started by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 1st July, 2015. The programme is an initiative to make sure that Government services are made available to the citizens of the country electronically and the focus group is the people living in the rural areas of the country. The programme is divided into three main components i.e. the creation of digital infrastructure, delivering services digitally and digital literacy.
The ten main pillars of digital India programme are the following:
1. Broadband Highways
2. Universal Access to Mobile Connectivity
3. Public Internet Access Programme
4. 'e-Governance' - Reforming Government through Technology
5. 'eKranti' - Electronic delivery of services
6. Information for All
7. Electronics Manufacturing
8. IT for Jobs
9. Early Harvest Programmes
10. Upgradation of Indian IT.