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Online Training on

“Development of eContent: Audio Resources”

National Education Policy 2020 stated in clause 23.6, “Teaching-learning eContent will continue to be developed by all states in all regional languages, as well as by the NCERT, CIET, CBSE, NIOS, and other bodies/ institutions, and will be uploaded onto the DIKSHA platform. The budget of 2023 also aims to promote a more equitable and inclusive education system across India. As a part of the Digital India Programme in the Budget, a large amount has been allocated for the development of the eContent to promote digital literacy across the country. It is also stated in clause 6.2.5, the importance of creating enabling mechanisms for providing Children With Special Needs, the same opportunities of obtaining quality education as any other child. It also emphasizes on the development of quality eContent in varied forms in all regional languages for a diverse group of learners including children with Special Needs (DIVYANG) and to empower students and teacher communities across India.

Moreover, eContent contributes to the overall convenience and efficiency of the teaching process. With digital resources readily available, educators can easily update and modify content to reflect the latest advancements and discoveries in their respective fields. eContent also allows for effortless distribution and sharing of educational materials, saving time and resources compared to traditional print-based materials. Furthermore, eContent enables educators to track and monitor learner progress, providing valuable insights into areas of strength and areas that may require additional support. The development of eContent empowers learners to take an active role in their learning process, facilitates a deep understanding of complex concepts, and includes varied learning styles.

In today's digital age, audio resources as a part of eContent have gained immense demand as a means of content dissemination. The manifold forms of audio formats like podcasts, audiobooks offer unique and accessible ways to engage and educate diverse learners. Every effective audio resource begins with a clear identification of the content in a contextualized manner and needs its objective to address. The development of audio resources supports learners from early childhood education to the adult learning environment, to retain the concepts and more information as well as make it easier for them to focus their attention. Teaching learning process has evolved with the growing use of audio-visual technology. Implementing these innovations in the classroom environment helps in improving achieving the learning level outcome.


After completion of the training series, the learner will be able to:

  • describe the policy recommendations on development and use of eContent in teaching learning process with special reference to audio resources.
  • identify various forms of audio resources
  • write scripts for developing audio resources
  • develop, edit and evaluate the audio resources
  • use FOSS for developing audio resources
  • disseminate audio resources through various platforms.

Who can participate?

Students, Teachers, Teacher Educators, Parents, Administrators, General Public, etc.

Program Schedule
Day & Date Title of the sessions Resource Persons Banner Video Link
Day 1: Monday
26 June 2023
Audio Resources: Policy Perspectives- Concept, Format and Scope Prof.Amarendra P. Behera
Joint Director CIET-NCERT, New Delhi

Dr. Anupam Ahuja
Former Professor and Head IRD NCERT, New Delhi

Ms. Shirley Jacob
Programme Executive, Akashvani, (Rtd); Consultant, Operations Division Prasar Bharati House, New Delhi

Dr. Angel Rathnabai, Assistant Professor CIET-NCERT, New Delhi
Day 1 Video
Day 2: Tuesday
27 June 2023
Process of developing Audio Resources Prof. Indu Kumar
Head, DICT & TD,
Day 2 Video
Day 3: Wednesday
28 June 2023
Recording, Editing and Evaluation of Audio Resources Mr. Ajit Kumar Horo
Audio Radio Producer- Grade I (Rtd.),

Ms. Vimlesh Chaudhary
Audio Radio Producer- Grade II,
Day 3 Video
Day 4: Thursday
29 June 2023
FOSS for Developing Audio Resources Mr. Mriginder Singh
National ICT Awardee
Sainik School, Kapurthala, Punjab
Day 4 Video
Day 5: Friday
30 June 2023
Dissemination of Audio Resources Mr. Parveen Kumar
Assistant Professor,
Amity University, Tashkent
Day 5 Video

Organising Team:

Programme Advisory:

Prof. Amarendra P Behra, Joint Director, Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT, New Delhi.

Prof. Indu Kumar, Head- DICT, Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT, New Delhi.

Programme Coordinator and Course Coordinator:

Dr. Angel Rathnabai, Assistant Professor, Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT, New Delhi.

Course Co-Coordinator:

Ms. Aprajita Rai, Academic Consultant, Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT, New Delhi.

Technical Coordinator:

Ms. Shruti Joshi, Junior Project Fellow, Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT, New Delhi.

How to participate:

Step 1: Registration : Register yourself by clicking the link or scan the QR Code-

Step 2: Watch live training sessions: Participants have to attend training sessions, which will be live-streamed on NCERT Official YouTube channel - from 26-30 June, 2023 at 4:00 - 5:00 pm (Monday to Friday). The session will also be telecast live on the following:

  • PM eVIDYA channels #6-12
  • DD Free Dish channel #28-34
  • DISH TV channel #2027-2033
  • Jio TV mobile app

If you have missed the live Sessions, you can watch the recording at the given link- (Link will be updated on 26th June 2023)

Step: 3 Participation in Post-Session Activity and Certification: Participate in the post session quiz, score 70% & above to get a certificate.

Post-Session Quiz Link -
Opening Date: 30 June 2023, by 6:00 pm
Closing Date: 30 July 2023, by 6:00 pm

Participants are allowed to attempt the quiz only once and those scoring 70% and above in the quiz will receive a certificate of participation in their registered mail ID within 30 days of taking the post session quiz (Check in SPAM Mail if not found in the Inbox).

Step 4: Submit Your Feedback:
Submit your feedback using the link or by scanning the QR code

This feedback form is intended to know your experiences, learning, and suggestions regarding the online training on “Development of eContent: Audio Resources” organized by CIET-NCERT.

Kindly share your experiences and suggestions with us. This will help us in further improvement of the virtual training process. Confidentiality of your responses will be ensured.

For any queries, mail to: or call: 8800440559.

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