NIMHANS is set to open four new specialised centres. One of them is the NIMHANS DIGITAL ACADEMY. A total of 387 mental health professionals have received certificates and 390 more will be completing various courses this year through the NIMHANS DIGITAL ACADEMY. The total number of professionals trained this year is 750. About 3500 candidates have applied for the new batches and the applications are under review.
Online education is gradually gaining momentum in India.