'Open licensing policy, open educational resource consortium in the pipeline' English - Education - News - News & Updates
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"Kolkata: India is coming up with an open licensing policy and Open Educational Resources (OER) consortium to share educational content at a national level, a varsity official said here on Saturday.
'MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development) is coming up with a Open Licensing Policy and there is also a plan to come up with a OER consortium at a national level where all universities and all distance education institutions can come together with all the repository of the content that they have and a culture of sharing can develop,' Uma Kanjilal of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), told IANS here.
Kanjilal, professor and chair, Faculty of Library and Information Science in IGNOU's School of Social Sciences, said a draft policy has been prepared and the university is one of the partners."