SWAYAM’, an initiative of the Government of India, aims at(2016)
a) promoting the Self Help Groups in rural areas
b) providing financial and technical assistance to young start-up entrepreneurs
c) promoting the education and health of adolescent girls
d) providing affordable and quality education to the citizens for free
SWAYAM is an Information Technology platform which will host Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and provide high quality education on various subjects from school level–class 9-12 to Under Graduate and Post Graduate students– covering all disciplines.
Through this scheme the Ministry has proposed to provide high quality e-content to all colleges and universities free of cost.