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The Role and Impact of Digital Initiatives on Higher Education in India | Original Article

Shalini Srivastava1 Satyendra Kumar Manjhi2 Gopal Singh3 in Shodhaytan (RNTUJ-STN) | Multidisciplinary Academic Research





The Government of India launched many digital initiatives to improve the quality and access of higher education in our country. Over the last 5 years, the NMEICT has made significant gains by developing IT interventions that have potential to transform the higher education scenario. Purpose- The purpose of the study is to assess the Role of digital Initiatives on higher education with special reference to media students and to get Idea what can be done in future to strengthen the quality of higher education through these digital initiatives. Methodology - This research has been done on students enrolled in UG and PG courses and pass out media students who have taken help of these initiatives in any kinds, we got responses of 50 media students through survey method by questionnaire in which we asked total 18 questions 16 close ended and 2 open ended question. Researchers analyze the data through statistical analysis and interpret the data through graphs. Findings of the study - 58% respondents are female and 42% are male.44% are student of MA/MSc in Mass Communication, 22% is of MPhil and 30% from BA/BSc in Journalism and Mass Communication. Mostly student 78% are agree that they knew about ePathshala Portal, 74% are aware about SWAYAM, 70% aware about are aware about SWAYAM PRABHA and Shodhgangaand 36% are aware about other digital initiatives. Mostly 36% of media students came to know about these government digital initiatives in classroom, 36% in informal discussion with friends or teacher, 14% came to know about these through Newspaper, 12% through television, very less people got to know about these initiatives through radio.