July 18, 2020 | News & Events
Manodarpan is a webpage launched by MHRD as a ATMANIRBHAR BHARAT ABHIYAN, for strengthening human capital and increasing productivity and efficient reform and initiatives for the Education sector.
The web page called Manodarpan- Psychosocial Support for Mental Health & Well-being during the COVID outbreak and beyond has been created on the Web-site of the MHRD. The Web-page contains advisory, practical tips, posters, videos, do’s and don’ts for psycho-social support, FAQs and online query system. A National Toll-free Helpline (8448440632) for a country-wide outreach to students from schools, colleges and universities has also been set up. Through this helpline tele-counselling will be provided to the students to address their mental health and psycho-social issues. This unique helpline shall be managed by a pool of experienced counselors/ Psychologists and other mental health professionals and will continue beyond the COVID-19 situation. About 500 experienced counsellors have been enrolled to implement the national helpline, and 100 counsellors have been mapped to commence the first phase for students.
The Web-page created on the Web-site of MHRD and the National Toll-free Helpline (8448440632) set up to provide tele-counselling to the students will be inaugurated by the Honorable Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank in the presence of Honorable Minister of State (HRD), Shri Sanjay Dhotre at 11.00 AM on Tuesday, the 21st July, 2020. The program may be viewed live on the Twitter and Facebook handle @DrRPNishank of the Honorable Minister for Human Resource Development.
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