New Delhi-Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launched IGNOUs Online Programme, MA (Hindi) through Facebook Live session today. Speaking on the occasion 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 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 governments commitment to promoting online education to reach the unreached with affordable education and IGNOUs part cannot be overemphasized, he added.