Success Story

1. e-LOTS (e-Library of Teachers & Students)

  • State has developed & launched portal: e-LOTS (e-Library of Teachers & Students) ; {Till date total visitors – 27,97,541}
  • All textbook, concerned educational video, reference video along with the link of DIKSHA Portal and other Teachers Resource materials has been made available on this portal for the online learning of class I to XII students.
  • The digitized textbooks can also be accessed using the QR Code.
  • This portal may be accessed through
  • It may also be accessed through android mobile apps. The app can be downloaded from Google Play Store (
  • State efforts regarding online learning has been disseminated widely through print and social media.

2. Mera Doordarshan Mera Vidyalaya

  • 5 hours’ time slots (one hour each for Class I-II, Class III to V, Class VI to VIII, Class IX-X and Class XI-XII) for digital learning was booked on DD Bihar in April, 2020.
  • 5 hours telecast was started in phase-wise manner from April, 2020 and continued up to 28th February 2021.
  • Owing to the second wave of the COVID 19 pandemic, all schools and educational institutions are closed since April, 2021.
  • During the current academic session, 3 hours slots (one hour each for Class IX-X and Class XI-XII) are being telecast since 10th May, 2021 and one hour for Class VI to VIII since 27th May, 2021.
  • Telecast for classes I to V will be started from 28.06.2021.
  • All telecast episodes of last academic year is available on BEPC official website ( under digital learning section and “Youtube”.
  • All telecast episodes of current academic year is available on e-LOTS portal and App.

3. Catch-up Course Materials

  • To bridge the learning loss of children during COVID-19 and closure of schools, the State has devised catch-up courses for class II to class X students and also available on e-LOTs.
  • The State has printed the catch-up course materials and distributed to all schools.
  • Subject experts were involved in this process. The 3-month catch-up classes will not only focus on bridging learning gap of conventional subjects but also on enhancing regional language’s ability among students besides environment study, art and yoga.
  • State level training of Master Trainers was done and 8 MTs from each districts were prepared. These MTs conducted ToT at district level.
  • All teachers have been given orientation training for starting catch up course.
  • Under this course, students will learn Mathematics, Science, Social Science along with languages for honing up their skill and bridging the gap/learning loss.
  • Due to second wave of COVID-19 pandemic and closure of schools, it has not been started so far.
  • Catch-up courses will be started after the reopening of schools.

4. Mobile Learning Centres

  • To ensure continuity of learning of the children who don’t have access of any type of digital equipment ‘Mobile Learning Centers’ was started during COVID-19 lock down. Covered seven districts of Bihar namely Banka, Purnea, Gaya, West Champaran, Patna, Sitamarhi and Sheikhpura districts.
  • UNICEF initiative this activity with partnership of different NGOs, working in education sector.
  • Mobile van equipped with TV screen and Educational resources such as videos, math games, illustrated posters and toys to teach the children lesson in an interactive method.
  • Special focus was given to Mahadalit/ Mushahar communities.

5. Tele-Education System for CWSN

  • During closure of schools due to COVID-19, State has taken initiatives to teach mild to moderate CWSN with Tele-Education System as per “SANKALP” guideline developed by Inclusive Education with the support of our technical partner “SIGHTSAVERS”.
  • Tele-Education started in May, 2020.
  • Target was fixed to complete 10% syllabus in each month.
  • Online test of learners has also been conducted after completion of three months.
  • 9,219 CWSN benefited through this programme and programme is still continued.
  • Besides, some online cultural activities (Singing, Painting, Quiz etc) also conducted for CWSN.

6. Special Enrolment Drive: New admissions in Class I, Ensuring transition in Upper Primary and Secondary, identifying and enrolling OoSC

The terrifying and severe impact of COVID-19 has shaken the world to its core. In an attempt to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Government of India closed all educational institutions. Schools were closed from 13thMarch 2020 in Bihar, as a consequence of which, learners were affected. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous children from poor migrant families across the country were forced to drop out of school and move back with their parents to their places of origin. Highlights of the enrollment are as follows:

  • A door to door survey-cum-enrolment drive was conducted between 1st - 15th July, 2020.
  • During this drive 15,44,710 (7,91,967 boys and 7,52,743 girls) children enrolled in the Government schools.
  • During the survey, 58,256 children from returnee families were identified and enrolled in the Government schools.
  • Enrollment Drive in 2021: Massive Enrollment Campaign ‘Praveshotsav – Special Enrolment Drive’ was conducted between 8th to 26th March, 2021.
  • As a result, about 36.77 lakh (Boys – 18.85 Lakh and Girls – 17.92 lakh) children were enrolled in Government Schools during ‘Praveshotsav – Special Enrolment Drivenrolment drive’.

7. Providing Mobile phones to School Students to continue online studies

  • BEPC distributed 42 Android mobile phones to the students of class 10th in one of the schools of Patna.
  • The mobile phones were provided by one of the NGO named ‘Going to School’.
  • Government Girls High School, Mahuabagh, Patna was selected for this program because the girls studying in that schools were not able to attend the classes due to unavailability of android mobile phones.

8. Menstrual Health and Hygiene (MHM) Programmes

Menstrual Health and Hygiene       Management (MHM) Program, an           intervention for  “in school”         Adolescent Girls under       ‘Mukhya       Mantri Kishori Swasthya     Karyakram’ was implemented in all 5726 Secondary/          Sr. Secondary schools of     Bihar. Under this program 5 days training     program on   knowledge and skill enhancement on       MHM was done for 152 Master Trainers    at state   level and one nodal teacher from all         Sec/Sr. Secondary school at district level. At school level it was focussed on :

  • Behavioral change among adolescence on MHM.
  • Changes at School Management Level to make schools girls and MHM friendly.
  • Parents/community Awareness Generation to reduce absenteeism.
  • Effective implementation of WIFS programme
  • Ensuring utilization of incentive provided under Mukhyamantri Kishori Swasthya Karyakram (MKSK).

9. Training of VSSs (SMCs) members

There was also the challenge of training and       orientation of the members of the School Education Committee. In order to fulfill these    objectives, in the light of the three- days non-          residential training module, three films of one   hour each were made and members were trained. Through showing the film, it has           been tried that         the members of the committee get information   about all the activities going on at the school level         and realize that the school is yours and the betterment of the school is not          possible without      your support.

10. Training modules on School Safety

Educational activities were significantly affected due to the impact of the global pande mic Covid – 19 in the financial year 2020-21. The exchange of   education at the school level in the state of           Bihar was blocked. But the exercise of providing online          education was continued with the objective of    keeping the continuity of children’s education constant. Children’s education was continued online on DD Bihar channel     through Doordarshan. Every         Saturday online classes have been conducted through Doordarshan        for the one hour security related    aspects under the Chief   Minister’s School      safety Program, in which    each   episode was   specifically told about the prevention and precaution of the Corona epidemic.

11. Training of CRCCs on ‘Elementary Language Teaching and Academic Support

With partnership of UNICEF and ‘Language and Learning Foundation’, 5 weeks online course on           ‘Elementary Language Teaching and Academic Support’ was prepared for CRCCs. The course          was designed in 5 modules and interactive contents like lectures, audio, videos and stories have   been used. After completion of all 5 modules, an evaluation is conducted and certificate were         issued to all CRCCs who completed the course successfully.