COVID-19 Student Helpline Portal Launched by AICTE MHRD

Published Date - 12 April 2020 11:13:44 Updated Date - 12 April 2020 11:15:55

COVID-19 Student Helpline Portal Launched by AICTE MHRD

Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) of Central govt. has launched COVID-19 Student Helpline Portal at helpline.aicte-india.org. The union HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has started this student helpline portal to tackle Coronavirus on 3 April 2020. The main objective is to help students who are facing difficulties due to closure of colleges and hostels in the wake of Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. Student can take help on various issues, check COVID-19 emergency numbers, developer information.

This MHRD COVID-19 Student Helpline Portal is developed by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to provide help and support to students facing problems and address their issues. Two student interns Ahivanshu and Akash of Graphic Era University has developed this portal in record time of 1 day.

Moreover, students can check COVID-19 initiatives by IITs, Coronavirus Self Assess Test and can even search institute or city services.

Ministry of Human Resource Development has directed various bodies including University Grants Commission, All India Council for Technical Education, National Testing Agency, National Institute of Open Schooling, Central Board of Secondary Education, National Council for Teacher Education and all autonomous organisations under the Ministry to postpone all the examinations including University Examinations till 31st of March as a precautionary measure in the wake of Novel Corona virus (COVID-19).

According to an official press release, these steps have been taken to ensure safety and security of students who are appearing in various examinations, as also that of their teachers and parents.

It has also been directed to reschedule all evaluation work after 31st of March. This would include evaluation work of CBSE, NIOS as also University exams.

The Ministry has also directed to reschedule the Joint Entrance Examination - Main as the  dates may clash with rescheduled CBSE and other board examinations. New date of JEE-Main will be announced on 31st of March after reassessment of the situation. The Ministry has also requested all educational institutions and examination boards to maintain regular communication with the students and teachers through electronic means and keep them fully informed so that there is no anxiety amongst the students, teacher and parents. All institutions have also been requested to notify helpline numbers/emails which student can access for their queries.

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has appealed to all the students, teachers and parents not to panic as the Ministry is committed to ensure safety and security of students as also the maintenance of academic calendar and all possible steps will be taken in this regard.

MHRD AICTE COVID-19 Student Helpline Portal

This COVID-19 Student Helpline Portal is essentially to connect those who are willing to provide help to those students who needs help. The nature of support includes Accommodation, Food, on line Classes, Attendance, Examinations, Scholarships, Health, Transport, Harassment.

  • People can now access the MHRD AICTE COVID-19 Student Helpline Portal through the link below:-
    https://helpline.aicte-india.org/
  • The homepage for COVID 19 Student Helpline Portal homepage will appear on the screen.
  • Here students can select the city name and click at “Continue” button to access various services .
  • Over 6500 colleges have already come forward to provide support at such a crucial juncture amid Coronavirus lockdown. All the students in difficulty are encouraged to directly get connected with them through this COVID-19 Student Helpline portal.
 

Topics for Student’s Help on Portal

Students can seek help on various topics through the COVID-19 Student Helpline Portal which are as follows:-

  1. Class Related
  2. Placement Related
  3. Online Virtual Classes
  4. Scholarship Related
  5. Library, Books
  6. Counselling
  7. Food, Canteen, Mess
  8. Accommodation
  9. Academic Calendar Related
  10. Health, Medicines
  11. Internet Connectivity
  12. Transport
  13. Harrasment
 

Who Developed COVID-19 Student Helpline Portal

COVID-19 Student Helpline portal has been developed by the following people whose name are as follows:-

— Akash Pandey, Intern at AICTE (Graphic Era University)

— Shivanshu Gupta, Intern at AICTE (Graphic Era University)
— Prof. M.P. Poonia, Vice Chairman (AICTE)
— Dr. Buddha Chandrashekhar, Chief Coordinating Officer (AICTE)

— Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman (AICTE)

COVID-19 Self Assess Test

Students can take Coronavirus self assessment test by clicking at the COVID-19 Self Assess Test link or directly through link below:-
https://helpline.aicte-india.org/covid19selfssesstest.pdf

In addition to this, students can check various COVID-19 initiatives by IITs and can even search institute or city services.

COVID-19  Helpline Numbers [State Wise]

The central helpline number of Coronavirus is +91-11-23978046. People can now check the helpline numbers of states and union territories:-

Name of State

Helpline Numbers

Andhra Pradesh

0866-2410978

Arunachal Pradesh

9436055743

Assam

6913347770

Bihar

104

Chhattisgarh

104

Goa

104

Gujarat

104

Haryana

8558893911

Himachal Pradesh

104

Jharkhand

104

Karnataka

104

Kerala

0471-2552056

Madhya Pradesh

104

Maharashtra

020-26127394

Manipur

3852411668

Meghalaya

108

Mizoram

102

Nagaland

7005539653

Odisha

9439994859

Punjab

104

Rajasthan

0141-2225624

Sikkim

104

Tamil Nadu

044-29510500

Telangana

104

Tripura

0381-2315879

Uttarakhand

104

Uttar Pradesh

18001805145

West Bengal

1800313444222

Name of Union Territory

Helpline Number

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

03192-232102

Chandigarh

9779558282

Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu

104

Delhi

011-22307145

Jammu and Kashmir

01912520982, 0194-2440283

Ladakh

01982256462

Lakshadweep

104

Puducherry

104

Till 4 April 2020, there are 2,301 cases of COVID-19 in India and 56 deaths have occurred according to the Health Ministry. Many higher educational institutions are offering support to govt. by empowering healthcare services through their research. Other interested social organizations, NGOs, philanthropists who wants to extend support can contact AICTE at : cconeat@aicte-india.org

 


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