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Knowledge Resource Centre Network (KRCNet)

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    29th Jul, 2020
  • On the Foundation Day of Ministry of Earth Sciences launched the MoES-Knowledge Resource Centre Network (KRCNet)
  • Its Aim is to develop a World-Class Knowledge Resource Centre Network (KRCNet).
  • A pilot project has been developed at MoES headquarters which will be integrated with other MoES institutes.
  • Its Main Objective

    • Establish a Total Quality Management (TQM) system by securing ISO certification for documenting MoES knowledge resources, its maintenance, easy retrieval and dissemination.
    • Collect, collate, analyze, index, store and disseminate the intellectual resources, products and project outputs available in MoES headquarter and its institutes.
    • Develop and maintain an up-to-date meta-data of the print & digital resources available in MoES headquarter and MoES institutes, including MoES services.
    • Provide 24X7 accesses to the subscribed knowledge contents through the KRCNet portal.
    • Application of information-analytical tools & techniques like bibliometrics, scientometrics, big-data analytics, social media analytics etc., for policy formulation, report preparation and information dissemination.
    • Periodically organize training workshops to popularize the usage of electronic journals, databases, digital products, data analytics etc.

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