The first Workshop in the University of Mumbai's Dept. of Education, was organized on July 10, 2013. This was the first step in the development of OER in Education in Mumbai University. Dr. Hemlata Chari, Prof. Mandar Bhanushe are facilitating the process.
Honourable Vice Chancellor Dr Rajan Welukar has the vision that University of Mumbai should lead the other universities by setting an example. University of Mumbai is the first traditional University to start this OER Venture that will take quality education global audience. Dr Rajpal Hande, Director Board of Colleges and Universities Development has been given the responsibility of providing necessary support on behalf of MU.
Dr. Hemlata Chari is coordinating the effort of collaborative work between the academicians from Education.
Dr. Hemlata Chari, Deputy Director (Academic), IDOL, UoM, and her team consisting of Prof. Mandar Bhanushe are overseeing the whole project. The econtent is being uploaded on the wikieducator, while the quizzes etc are being uploaded on the Moodle platform. the wikieducator pages are embedded in Moodle.
University of Mumbai wants to in time create the course contents of all the undergraduate programmes.