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  • Chhattisgarh Government to offer imd1 – I Am The 1’s online co-curricular courses to state students and others for free

    Published on May 20, 2020

    by Sachin Murdeshwar

    Mumbai : imd1 – I Am The 1, the co-curricular hub for MADS+ (Music, Art, Dance, Sports & others) learning and beyond by Aidia Technovations will offer various online co-curricular courses for students and others under Government of Chhattisgarh initiative “Padhai Tuhar Duwar”. www.imd1.co/cg was e-inaugurated by Hon’ble Education Minister Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam with online participation of imd1 legends, state education department team and large number of teachers.

    imd1 – I Am The 1 offers result-oriented, international-level, standardized courses in Music, Art, Dance, Sports & others (MADS+) which are endorsed by legends of respective co-curricular. It has on-boarded legends like VVS Laxman (Cricket), celebrity photographer Dabboo Ratnani (Photography), renowned dance artist choreographer Sumeet Nagdev (Western Dance), internationally acclaimed Yog Guru Acharya Pratishtha Ji (Yoga), India’s fastest skater Nikhilesh Tabhane (Skating), Padma Shri Tilak Gitai (Art), and World Karate Champion Vivek Teja (Martial Arts).

    Chhattisgarh state has more than 25 lacs students across age groups. Over the years, state has taken various remarkable initiatives and made use of technology to improvise education system and ensure holistic development, like TEAMS (Total Education Assessment & Management System), Sarva Siksha Abhiyaan, School Sports Portal. Last month, state launched “Padhai Tuhar Duwar” initiative for online courses.

    Talking about this collaboration, Hon’ble Education Minsiter Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam said, “After our success of ‘Padhai Tuhar Duwar’ for online education at home with more than 20 lacs students benefitting under it, now we are excited to collaborate with imd1 to offer online co-curricular courses to students of the state. It will help them for real activities and learning right from comfort of their home. This will also work as one of the best physical and recreational activities as well as good for mental health. Children are the future of nation and it is important we ensure their growth, happiness and holistic development. And initiatives like these are important to achieve that goal, not only during this challenging time because of COVID-19, but otherwise also.”

    Welcoming Chhattisgarh state on imd1, Jigish Sonagara, founder of Aidia Technovations said, “imd1 is fortunate and humbled to collaborate with Chhattisgarh state. imd1 courses will help not only students but there are courses across all age groups. Our standardized courses are created with the help of legends and experts with the motto of “Jo Bhi Sikhe, Sahi Sikhe”. We would like to thank Chhattisgarh government and we are looking forward to bringing unique learning experience to all.”

    imd1 already has listing of more than 1,25,000 Gurus, Service / product suppliers across 700+ cities related to MADS, 600+ imd1 Gurus across 200+ cities and 18000+ school students. It has launched 52 standardized courses till now with more than 1300+ hours of curriculum with video and multi-lingual content. imd1 will be launching 100+ standardized courses in coming months targeting 4000+ hours of content. It has 75000+ subscriptions for online courses which were launched in second half of March, 2020.

    Aidia Technovations is Mumbai and Pune based start-up working on technology enabled innovations and has been certified by the Inter-Ministerial Board of Government of India. Company operates India’s biggest co-curricular hub for MADS+ service and product providers, offers standardized courses for schools and after schools, MADS+ specific Social Media and covers stories of achievers who can proudly say “I Am The 1” including that of Padma Shri, Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award winners and others. All these are available through its website www.imd1.co and android app imd1.

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