NEW DELHI: The HRD ministry is working to ensure that degrees and certificates are given to students in digital format from the 2017 academic session onwards.
“There is a need to take pledge and that pledge is by 2017, all degrees and board certificates, everything will go in digital format,” HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said.
He was speaking at the national conference for awareness on National Academic Depository here.
Javadekar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched Digital India campaign and wants to make the whole apparatus as digital.
He said apart from giving away certificates in digital format, every student will also get an opportunity to upload their other certificates and awards.