agMOOCs, a challenge conceptualised by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), obtained a SKOCH Gold award within the ‘Technologies for Growth’ class on the not too long ago held 50th Skoch Summit in New Delhi.
A publication on COL’s web site stated that the award recognises revolutionary efforts in expertise, enterprise and social improvement, with emphasis on start-ups.
The publication stated that agMOOCs was designed to assist learners to accumulate and improve data and expertise in agriculture.
COL’s accomplice establishment, the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) serves because the anchor establishment and manages the challenge utilizing the mooKIT platform which incorporates numerous improvements that allow entry, even in situations of very restricted bandwidth.
To date, over a dozen agMOOCs have been supplied with greater than 13,000 learners from 90 international locations.
Prof. T .V. Prabhakar of IITK obtained the award on behalf of the agMOOC consortium.