Vidyanjali 2.0 Portal:
Addressing the inaugural conclave of ‘Shikshak Parv’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Vidyanjali 2.0 portal.
- Vidyanjali is an initiative taken by the Ministry of Education, Government of India with the aim to strengthen Schools through community and private sector involvement in schools across the country.
- This initiative would connect schools with varied volunteers from the Indian Diaspora namely, young professionals, school alumni, in service and retired teachers / Government officials / professionals and many others.
- Vidyanjali has two verticals : “Participate in school Service/Activity” and “ Assets/Material/Equipment” in which volunteer can support and strengthen the government and government aided schools.
- Vidyanjali 2.0 is an amalgamation of the words Vidya meaning “correct knowledge” or “clarity” and Anjali meaning “an offering with both hands” in Sanskrit language.