Sanjay Dhotre, the Union Minister of State for Human Resources Development, launched the Shala Darpan Portal of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS). The portal was developed in a manner that it abides Guidelines for Indian govt. Websites (GIGS).
Shala Darpan Portal:
♦ The portal will integrate all Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas with a common standard, which includes around 636 schools and 2.67 million students.
♦ The platform has been developed to share information and knowledge dissemination for the 22,000 employees and around 2 lakh students across schools and offices of NVS.
♦ Through the integrated platform, the educational and administrative needs of all stakeholders-students, teachers, and parents will be met.
♦ The portal will be capable of sending and receiving effective dialogue between every stakeholder.
♦ The portal contains information relating to the service record, transfer or posting, disciplinary action, ACR tracking. It will also improve mess management and hostel conditions.
♦ It is expected to strengthen the budget and finance management system.
Navodaya Vidyalaya schools:
The Navodaya Vidyalayas are co-educational residential schools established by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. NVS, an autonomous organization, functions under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). It aims to provide quality modern education.