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IGNOU Launches Online Master's Programme in Hindi

01 June, 2020

 

Hon'ble HRD Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank ji launched IGNOU's Online Programme, MA (Hindi) through Facebook Live session today. The launch was done through Live Session keeping in mind the prevailing situation and adherence to the partial-lockdown as per Government’s directives.


The minister said that this would strengthen our "Padhe India Online" initiative and commended IGNOU's role in promoting online education. He stressed on the role Hindi language plays not in India but in other countries including Mauritius, Fiji, Surinam etc.,

The Hon'ble Minister also said that the initiatives like National Digital Library (NDL), Swayam, Swayam Prabha, Diksha among other platforms are providing digital education to lakhs of learners across India and IGNOU's step in the same direction will give impetus to this. He reiterated the government's commitment to promoting online education to reach the unreached with affordable education and IGNOU's part cannot be overemphasized, he added.

Prof. Nageshwar Rao, VC IGNOU while requesting the HRD Minister for formally launching the programme, gave the introduction of the other online programmes launched by IGNOU and also briefed the minister of the other initiatives taken by the university in the online space for higher education.

Prof. Satyakam, Pro-VC IGNOU and the programme coordinator, proposed the vote-of-thanks and said that MA Hindi online programme would not have been possible without the guidance of the Hon'ble Minister and his constant encouragement. He said that it gives him and his team great pleasure that our education minister is a great proponent of Hindi and its literature.    

Apart from MA in Hindi, the university has also launched programmes in MA in Gandhi and Peace Studies, BA in Tourism Studies, certificate course in Arabic, certificate in information technology, certificate programme in Library and Information Science.

IGNOU offers the online courses through its portal www.iop.ignouonline.ac.in. The online programme will include video and audio lectures, tutorials etc. which will be available at a click on the website.

 

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