Union Human Resource Minister, Prakash Javadekar on 20 February 2019, has launched Operation Digital Board to leverage technology & to boost quality education in India.
Operation Digital Board (ODB) is a revolutionary step which will make both learnings as well as the teaching process interactive and popularize flipped learning as a pedagogical approach. The features of the programme are:
Operation Digital Board has been launched on the lines of Operation Blackboard to provide better digital education in schools.
Under Operation Digital Board seven lakh classrooms of 9th, 10th and 11th standards and two lakh classrooms of colleges and Universities will be equipped with digital boards in the next three years.
The ODB initiative is aimed at improving the quality of education and offer new opportunities and new ways of teaching and learning.
Together with converting classrooms into digital classrooms and providing e-resources to students, the Operation Digital Board will aid in the provisioning of personalized adaptive learning as well as Intelligent Tutoring by exploiting emerging technologies like Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics.
UGC will be the implementing agency for ODB in Higher Education institutions. The central government will implement the scheme in the schools in association with state government.