Online education mobile app of School Education Department Ladakh, ‘dselonlineeducation’ was launched by Umang Narula, Advisor on May 1 at UT Secretariat.
Secretary School & Technical Education Ladakh, Saugat Biswas; Director Education Mumtaz Ali, Scientist B, National Informatics Centre Leh, Phunchok Paldan, and officials of the Education department were also present.
Umang Narula said that the app will prove beneficial for students during the lockdown period. He suggested an offline module to reach out to the students of far off areas.
Giving detail about the “dselonlineeducation mobile app” Director Education, Mumtaz Ali said that the app is specially developed for students of class 1st to 9th, by DIET Kargil. The recorded educational contents are cross checked by the experts before uploading.
Parents /students can install this application on their smartphones. Online classes and recorded contents will be uploaded on YouTube and the links will be shared on different Whatsapp groups of students and teachers.
Mumtaz Ali further informed about the commencement of classes for class 10th, 11th and 12th through All India Radio Leh and Kargil from the first week of April with a time slot of one hour on AIR Leh and half an hour on AIR Kargil. He requested for enhancement of time slot to three hours at both the stations. Also, he requested Doordarshan Leh for the allocation of a time slot for telecasting the lectures in Science and Math’s subjects.
He gave details about the steps taken by the School Education Department during the lockdown period. He further added that an organization with the name of “EMBIBE BANGALORE” has been roped in for providing the online classes to the students of 11th and 12th through ‘webnair’ free of cost.