Source: Hindustan Times
The Ministry of Human Resource and Development is ready to launch ‘Manodarpan – a sustainable psychosocial support platform for all students, teachers, and families” today. It will be a toll-free helpline to address students’ queries.
The platform will be launch virtually at 11 am by the Union HRD Minister along with the HRD Minister of state Sanjay Dhotre. “Now the results are out, and admissions have started, children would be having psychosocial issues, especially during these unprecedented times of #COVID19. To address such concerns, I am launching #MANODARPAN tomorrow,” the HRD minister wrote on his personal Twitter handle.
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The initiative has received criticism from the college students who are calling the move “hypocritic”. Several students have taken to Twitter claiming that they will have to undergo trauma as the UGC has made conducting the exams mandatory for final year students.