MANODARPAN: HRD Initiative To Provide Support To Students
HRD launches an initiative to provide psychological support to the students. “MANODARPAN’ is an initiative which is so launched by the Human Resource Development (HRD) minister, Ramesh Nishank Pokhriyal.
Additionally, the initiative will also help the teachers. Moreover, the initiative will also provide support to the parents and families for their proper mental health and emotional well being. As a part of this initiative, a national free helpline number is also provided. In addition to this, a handbook as well as a special web page are also launched.
The HRD Minister believes that the pandemic is not only a medical concern. It also affect the mental well being of the students, teachers as well as the parents. Additionally, the present situation is a tough time. It can also bring students into stress.
He added, “With specific focus on children and adolescents, there are emerging mental health concerns. These issues often come up in such difficult situations.” Additionally, he also said,” Children and adolescents may be more vulnerable. They may face more anxiety and stress, along with other emotional and mental issues.”
He also added that the ministry of education puts the mental health of students first. While it is integral to be attentive on the academic front, mental health is equally important. Various experts from across different fields will be providing support and solutions for the interested viewers.
Additionally, the web page consists of various tools to provide support. It contains podcasts, posters, practical tips to help the viewers and listeners. Along with these, it also include videos, FAQs, advisories and online query system
The Education Minister also believes that the platform will also act as a sustainable support system. He believes that the platform will prove worthy for not only the students, but to teachers and parents as well.
To visit the website click here http://manodarpan.mhrd.gov.in/