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    The 24th CEC UGC Educational Film Festival Commences at OU in Hyderabad

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    The 24th Consortium for Education Communication (CEC) UGC Educational Film Festival is taking place at Osmania University in Hyderabad. It started on Thursday and will continue until April 29. The festival is being organised by Consortium for Education Communication (CEC), New Delhi in collaboration with the Educational and Multimedia Research Centre (EMRC), Osmania University.

    The Tagore Auditorium was full of college students on the first day of the festival. There are two new award categories in this year’s festival: the Innovative Lecture Award for academicians and the MOOCs Award to recognise excellence in the field of educational communication.

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    Dr Sunil Mehru, Joint Director, CEC, New Delhi and the Film Festival Coordinator, explained how the judging process was done for the various categories. Prof D Ravinder, Vice-Chancellor, Osmania University, encouraged students to make use of the courses available on the SWYAM-MOOCs & NPTEL platforms.

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    Prof J B Nadda, Director, CEC, emphasised the importance of digital education in achieving new educational goals. He also mentioned that the central government aims to increase the national average Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) of students from 27 percent to 50 percent by 2035. In the past 75 years of Independence, we have achieved over 27 percent and in the coming 12 years, we have set a high benchmark of another 23 percent.

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