Under the e-VBAB Network Project, tele-education & tele-medicine services from India are being offered to various African countries inclduing Seychelles through a specially developed web based platform hosting two separate tele-education and tele-medicine portals. Under the Tele-Education module which has recently commenced in Seychelles, online flagship courses from some of the highly reputed Universities from India are now available for Seychellois students under Government of India full scholarship for the entire duration of the course. The various course details can be accessed at https://ilearn.gov.in. The portal offers a variety of career focused online programmes and certificates that empower learners to develop technical and managerial skills, embark on a new career, or prepare for advanced study.
The Tele-education component of the project aims to offer 15,000 scholarships to the Students of Africa directly under the aegis of Government of India during 5 years period to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate programmes from premier public and private universities of India. As on date, over 3,500 scholarships have been awarded to the students who enrolled in various disciplines including technology, business administration and commerce, healthcare, tourism, humanities and arts, across various countries from Africa.
The High Commission of India would announce the commencement of enrolments soon. .