Edn. Minister launches E-video web portal to cater the needs of students during lockdown; Mobile application to be available soon

Edn. Minister launches E-video web portal to cater the needs of students during lockdown; Mobile application to be available soon

Written By: / Wednesday, 13 May 2020 17:34

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Imphal, May 13

An e-Video website to cater the needs of the students in the state amid the closure of school due to COVID-19, was launched by Education Minister Th. Radhesyam Singh today. The website providing E-video classes can be visited at lairik.net or laireek.net. The dedicated website solely for students studying from class 1 to 12 have video classes by teachers for each subject, making self-learning a breeze for both the students and the parents. Syllabus of the videos is based on Board of Secondary Education Manipur and Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur.

Speaking on the occasion of the launching of the website Education Minister Th.Radhesyam said, “The website is in a very infant stage and there may be errors, spelling mistakes, deficiencies in content etc and appealed the people for suggestion and healthy criticism. Radheshyam lauded the efforts put up by all the stakeholders like Teachers, curators, Non-teaching staff of Education(S), Samagra Shiksha, ZEOs, AI who are the Nodal Officers for each teams, Director and Additional Directors of Schools, Commissioner Education(S), Videography team and the website designer. Mobile applications for Android platform will be available on Google Play store within 5 days and for iOS platform, the app will be available within 1 month, the Education Minister said. He said that recently a meeting was also held with the representatives of educational institutions of the state to deliberate and discuss on the impact of COVID-19 and the adverse effect of lockdown in the education sector. He stressed that the best system must be provided for better quality education irrespective of the governing bodies of the educational institutions at this unprecedented time of challenge.

The website on completion will feature contents above 2000 hours of e-videos content. All classes for all the subjects are available in two languages viz Manipuri and English. The website will supplement areas of teaching and learning where teachers are wanting or students are slow learners. This website is the first of its kind in the state of Manipur. As of now 85 video classes of class 3-12 are available and will be updated regularly.

The launching program  was attended by the Commissioner, Education (S) T. Ranjit Singh, Director, Education (S) Th. Kirankumar, Additional Director, Education (S) Hills, Lerte Hmangte Kom, Additional Director, Education (S) Valley,  Ch Sachi Devi and concerned officials of the department and the website designer Xtreme Waves.

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