In a significant move towards modernizing education, Gujarat's Minister of State for Education, Praful Pansheriya, launched the online learning platform, Shiksha Reform, in Surat on Monday. Noted educationist Deepak Rajguru, as well as trustees and principals of prominent schools, graced the launching ceremony at The Amore Hotel. Also present were Kimmo Nikkanen of Finland’s KajaaniUniversity of Applied Sciences and educationist Antti Isovita. Speaking on the occasion, Minister Praful Pansheriyaemphasized the importance of embracing technology in education. “The world is fast moving towards technology and it is critical to enhance digital skills,” he said. ShikshaReform is a collaborative effort with Microsoft and a leading Finnish university and is poised to deliver high-quality courses. With experienced and highly qualified teachers, the platform aims to revolutionize education, particularly in technology. Shikha Reform’s Co-founders Rajiv Soni and Paresh Chalodiya, said that the platform is offering short-term courses in cutting-edge fields like artificial intelligence and cyber security in association with Microsoft and the Finnish university.