India: Develop e-learning hub with UNESCO help: Chandrababu Naidu


VIJAYAWADA: Observing that e-gaming like innovations will help children understand lessons easily, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials of Education Department to take the cooperation of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to develop the State an e-learning and gaming hub.

During a meeting with the representatives of UNESCO MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development) here on Saturday, the Chief Minister welcomed the UNESCO for coming forward to extend its support to Andhra Pradesh in e-gaming. AP will host two prestigious seminars in December.

The MGIEP, in association with the State government, will organise an international seminar on   ‘Transforming Education for Humanity’ in Visakhapatnam from December 16 to 18. Union and State ministers, policy makers, industrialists, educationists, researchers and neuroscientists from several nations will attend the seminar.

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella will address the seminar. The centenary celebrations of the Indian Economic Association  (IEA) will be organised at Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU) in the capital region of Amaravati from December 27 to 30. The State government is planning to organise the seminar on a grand scale on the lines of Science Congress held at Tirupati.

Nobel laureates in Economics and financial experts from India and abroad will attend the seminar. The CM launched an online skill development course introduced by ANU to mark World Youth Skills Day.