SWAYAM is an initiative of which of the following ministries?
Correct Answer : a ) Ministry of Human Resource DevelopmentExplanation :
SWAYAM- Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds
It is an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, which has been developed to achieve three goals of Education policy- Access, Equity and Quality. It is an effort to bridge the digital divide for students.
SWAYAM platform facilitates hosting of courses for class 9 up to post-graduation that can be accessed by anyone at any time at zero cost.
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and NPTEL, IIT Madras with the help of Google Inc. and Persistent Systems Ltd, developed the current SWAYAM portal.
Hence, (a) is the correct answer.
Questions related to Government Schemes and Initiatives are generally asked in the General Awareness section of various exams like UPPCS, UPSC CDS, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, IBPS PO, etc.