Union Human Resources and Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal (File pic)
Union Human Resources and Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal (File pic)

Pokhriyal launches app to ensure transparency in education system in India

ANI | Updated: Aug 28, 2019 14:54 IST

<p>New Delhi [India], Aug 28 (ANI): In an attempt to make the <a href="/search?query=education">education</a> system more transparent, <a href="/search?query=Union Human Resources and Development Minister">Union Human Resources and Development Minister</a> <a href="/search?query=Ramesh Pokhriyal">Ramesh Pokhriyal</a> on Wednesday launched <a href="/search?query=Shagun">Shagun</a>, an online integrated junction of various <a href="/search?query=education">education</a> portals. <br />The app will provide all the details about the <a href="/search?query=education">education</a> system in the country as well as detailed information about <a href="/search?query=schools">schools</a> with a feedback procedure structured for the parents.<br />"Improved transparency and accountability the website will also provide vital information related to the availability of nearby <a href="/search?query=schools">schools</a>, navigable distance and aerial distance between <a href="/search?query=schools">schools</a>," a note issued by the HRD Ministry reads. <br />"It is a great initiative and if someone has a query it should be answered and we are capable of doing it. Our Prime Minister has envisioned the new Bharat and what could be a better way to begin it by ensuring better <a href="/search?query=education">education</a>," Pokhariyal said. <br />"Education is the foundation of a progressive society. Parents can now know all about the <a href="/search?query=schools">schools</a> they are sending their children. They can send feedback as well. I want to congratulate the teachers and students for being linked on this platform," he further said.<br />However, Pokhariyal refrained himself from commenting on a statement he made at IIT about Ram Setu is an engineering marvel and that the Himalayas absorb pollution. (ANI)<br /></p>
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