DIKSHA:The world’s largest digital education platform, created by the Government Of India
PODCASTS | Leading into Tomorrow
In the seventh episode of EY's ‘Leading into Tomorrow’, Kait Borsay of Times Radio speaks to Dr. Amarendra Behera(Joint Director, Central Institute of Education & Technology, National Council of Education Research and Training, Ministry of Education, Government of India) Shabnam Sinha (Lead Education Specialist at the World Bank in India) and Shankar Maruwada (Co-founder and CEO of the EkStep Foundation) on the world’s largest digital education platform, DIKSHA, created by the Government Of India. DIKSHA is a digital public good which facilitates learning through digital technology, radio and TV, hosts 300,000 pieces of educational content in 30 languages and increases access to quality education for students and teachers. The DIKSHA initiative has been so successful that the World Bank is now seeking to embed this digital public good across a number of African countries to help them meet their education goals. Listen to the podcast for more.