Creating Digital Learning Environment for Design in India – Experiences in Institutional Collaboration for Content Generation

  • Ravi Mokashi PunekarEmail author
  • Ravi Pooviah
  • Bibhudutta Baral
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9753)


The paper presents institutional experiences between three higher educational institutions of national excellence in India who were collaborating in the creation of a digital learning environment for Design in India undertaken under as a project under the Government of India funded project ‘National Mission in Education - through Information Communication Technology’ (NME-ICT).


National Mission Project in Education Design education e-Learning Higher educational institutions in India 



The authors would like to acknowledge the contributions of all faculty colleagues, resource persons, project associates who have contributed generously with their expertise and time in the generation of content put up on this website. A large numbers of professional designers were forthcoming in giving permission for using their case examples and giving interviews of their professional experiences in showcasing their works for the benefit of the larger audience. Learning of craft practices from the field has enriched the project experience in all its diversity and the generous contributions of all the crafts community who have contributed in the presentation of the rich diversity of crafts in India are acknowledged.


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    Piramal, R.A. (ed.): The India Design Report. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), New Delhi (2011)Google Scholar
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    Government of India: Ministry of Human Resource Development Report ‘Design Manifesto’, Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay (2014)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ravi Mokashi Punekar
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ravi Pooviah
    • 2
  • Bibhudutta Baral
    • 3
  1. 1.Indian Institute of Technology GuwahatiGuwahatiIndia
  2. 2.Indian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia
  3. 3.National Institute of Design, BangaloreBangaloreIndia

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