The Uttar Pradesh government is set to boost newly set up e-learning parks in 120 degree colleges. The parks were created to boost up innovation in higher education and make higher education campuses interesting.
The Higher Education department of the state has completed the work of setting up 87 e-learning parks in the state and in the next 100 days, the department target to complete the remaining work, which will benefit the students in rural areas where the internet connectivity is slow and students face difficulties in online learning.
These e-learning parks will be equipped with computer, internet connection, and Wi-Fi facilities along with a Digital Library, which will boost education activities with the facility of e-learning park to disseminate government schemes in remote and backward areas of the village.
On the other hand, the department is going to launch the ABACUS-UP portal in the next 100 days, through which various aspects of students and teachers will be linked. The state level Academic Bank of Credit ‘ABACUS-UP’ portal is part of NEP implementation by UP. All higher education institutes that come under the preview of NEP-20 have also been asked to upload data of students and teachers on the ABACUS-UP portal.
The department will approve grants for research and development scheme will be allowed to only those colleges, whose data of students and teachers enrolled under NEP 2020 will be uploaded on ABACUS-UP portal.