Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Shri Ramesh launched an Integrated Online junction for School Education ‘Shagun’.
School Education Shagun (URL: htpp://shagun.govt.in/) is an over-arching initiative to improve school education system.
This will be achieved by creating a junction for all portals/websites relating to various activities of the Department of School Education and Literacy in the Government of India and States/UTs.
Websites of 1200 Kendriya Vidyalayas, 600 Navodaya Vidyalayas, 18000 other CBSE affiliated schools, 30 SCERTs, 19000 organisations affiliated with NTCE among others are integrated with Shagun.
Report cards of 15 lakh schools all over the country will be available on the newly created junction. The website also provides vital information relating to availability of nearby schools. Common people can directly give their feedback about schools.
The portal seeks to connect approximately 92 lakh teachers and 26 crore students.
Key focus areas:
Reinforcing and cleaning the data of the Integrated Online Junction through feedback from Stakeholders
Ensuring full interoperability among the websites, portals and applications which are already hosted in the junction.
Creating high quality e-contents, including quizzes and puzzles to enhance learning and also for teachers in aiding classroom transactions
Using artificial intelligence and deep machine learning in a variety of ways to enhance the quality of school education including for designing evidence based inventions.