The students will have access to study material in English and Hindi prepared by best teachers of the state universities.
The authorities of Uttar Pradesh have launched a Higher Education Digital Library, that will help the students to access the best of related content, at no cost at all. Pupils who are admitted in higher education institutions in any part of the state or the country, will have access to the audio-video lectures and study materials, which have been curated by experts. Over 61,500 people have already visited the portal till now.
Over 35,000 e-content material on 134 subjects, collected from 1,700 teachers from 23 state universities
This digital library is offering students over 35,000 e-content material on 134 subjects, collected from 1,700 teachers from 23 state universities. The Deputy Chief Minister, who is also the state's Minister for Secondary and Higher Education, was quoted saying, "The digital library is a unique initiative in higher education. Now, students can access the study material created by experts from anywhere and anytime and hence education will not be confined to the boundaries of campuses and time."
He further mentioned that students who cannot afford expensive journals and books for studies and research, will benefit from this initiative. The Higher Education Department has also listed a helpline number to assist students, in case they have any queries related to the e-content available in the digital library.
Additional Chief Secretary, Higher Education, mentioned, "The digital library is a boon for students, especially during pandemic times. Subject-wise content is available for students to study and download for free." She further stated that the students will get material for various subjects including science, law, management, social science, engineering, agriculture, foreign languages and so on.
For easy availability of quality online lectures and content
This portal for uploading higher education study material was launched by the Higher Education department, on the 5th of September and thereafter, September and October were observed as 'Vidyadan Maah'. This underlined the objective of ensuring easy availability of quality e-content, online lectures and study material to students. This library was also backed by the officials of the National Informatics Centre.