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DIKSHA Platform

DIKSHA Platform – DIKSHA is the platform which aims to provide quality e-content for school education in States/UTs and QR-coded Energized Textbooks for all grades (one nation, one digital platform). DIKSHA complies with World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 level AA. This platform enables citizens with visual impairments to access the website using assistive technologies, such as screen readers. Special e-content for the visually and hearing impaired is developed on Digitally Accessible Information System (DAISY) and in sign language on the NIOS website/ YouTube. 

In all 3,520 textbook-based, ISL videos, 597 textbooks based on ISL, videos have been uploaded on DIKSHA. A 10,000-word ISL dictionary are also uploaded on DIKSHA and 3,474 audiobook chapters were developed and uploaded on DIKSHA.

NISHTHA 2.0 (Secondary Level) -online on DIKSHA for secondary/senior secondary level teachers launched on 29th July 2021 and aims to cover around 10 Lakh Teachers and School Heads at Secondary Level across all States and UTs.

with this regard, NCERT formed a package including 13 Online Courses with 12 Generic modules and 56 subject-specific modules for NISHTHA 2.0 and as of the date 33 States and UTs have initiated this training programme in 10 languages.

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