More than 71,000 people sign up for government e-learning platform to fight Covid-19

NEW DELHI: More than 71,000 people have registered at Central government The online learning platform to combat Covid-19 since it launched last week. Of these, almost 27,000 have completed the course.

Among the potential Covid-19 warriors who enrolled for the e-learning module are doctors, nurses, paramedics, hygiene workers, technicians, auxiliary nursing midwives, Central and state government officers, civil defence officials, various police organisations, National Cadet Corps, Bharat Scounts & Gudes and other volunteers.

According to statistics released by the Personnel and Training Department () on Monday, 44,657 candidates are still receiving training for different online courses related to fighting. Up to 26,857 candidates completed the course and 21,466 took the exam.

The various courses offered by DoPT through its iGOT platform cover Covid-19 basics, Covid-19 clinical management, NCC cadet training, infection prevention and control, collection and testing of laboratory samples, psychological patient care with Covid-19 and quarantine. and isolation, etc.

Maximum enrollments have been for the NCC Cadet Training Course.

MoS (personal) Jitendra Singh , during a review meeting of DoPT, DARPG, and DoPPW via videoconference here on Monday, expressed satisfaction with the large number of candidates who had signed up for the DoPT e-learning platform for the Covid-19 fight.

In addition to reviewing the departments' readiness to combat the pandemic, the minister emphasized to officials and staff that the work should not suffer during the shutdown period.

It may be recalled that Singh had launched the National Monitoring Dashboard on Covid 19 Grievances on April 1. By April 12, thr government had redressed 7,000 Covid-19 public grievances with an average disposal time of 1.57 days. The ministries/departments with maximum disposal of Covid-19 grievances are external affairs ministry (1625 grievances), finance ministry (1043 grievances) labour ministry (751 grievances).