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290. 

Union Minister for Human Resource Development (MHRD) held a detailed review of the National online education platform SWAYAM and the 32 DTH Television Education Channels SWAYAM PRABHA in New Delhi on 20 April. Who is Union Minister for Human Resource Development?

[A]. D.V. Sadananda Gowda
[B]. Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'
[C]. Thaawar Chand Gehlot
[D]. Prakash Javadekar

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Union Minister for Human Resource Development (MHRD) Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' held a detailed review of the National online education platform SWAYAM and the 32 DTH Television Education Channels SWAYAM PRABHA in New Delhi on 20 April. During the lockdown, there occurred a tremendous increase in demand and the usage of SWAYAM Courses and SWAYAM PRABHA videos. SWAYAM was launched in 2017 by MHRD, GoI. Currently, there are 1902 courses available in SWAYAM. It has been offered to 1.56 crore students. Over 26 lakh students are taking 574 courses on offer.

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