Wednesday, March 22, 2023

NBSE launches chatbot for Specific Learning Disabilities

The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) has launched a chatbot, an online tool for Specific Learning Disabilities (SLDs) on its website in partnership with ChangeInkk Foundation in Delhi. The chatbot can be accessed at and will help parents and teachers with answers to commonly asked questions on SLDs.
According to DIPR report, in India, both the New Education Policy 2020 (NEP ’20) and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act 2016 recognized SLDs and stressed the importance of creating inclusive education for this population. The RPwD Act 2016 defines inclusive education as a “system of education wherein students with and without disabilities learn together and the system of teaching and learning is suitably adapted to meet the learning needs of different types of students with disabilities”. The release stated that NBSE is committed to supporting individuals with disabilities to receive the right accommodations for various state-conducted examinations. They have already issued a notification elucidating guidelines on accommodations and requirements to include students with SLDs at the school level, available at

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