The Government Is Making 12,000 Textbooks Available for Free. Learn More Here.

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Smriti Irani, India's HRD minister, has announced that over 12,000 higher education textbooks will be available for free in an electronic format. Learn more about this initiative here.

India’s human resource development (HRD) ministry is going to make as many as 12,000 higher education resource books available for free. These will be released in electronic format under the government’s ePathshala initiative.

The study resources will be available for free on a mobile app.

HRD minister Smriti Irani made this announcement at the Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow, where she was inaugurating a women’s hostel.

She said that the books would be made available for and would benefit students studying across diverse educational streams.

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The government has already made all NCERT textbooks from Class 1 to Class 12 available online for free download.

ePathshala, part of the digital India campaign, is an “online school”. It provides learning resources for schools as well as individual students — either still in school or studying independently. It covers the entire curriculum prescribed by different Indian education boards.

The NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) is a government organisation established in 1961. It assists and advises the central and state governments on matters related to school education.

You can download the ePathshala mobile app here. You can also download NCERT textbooks from their website here.

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