IGNOU now taking proactive measures to handle books or material dispatch. We all know that earlier material dispatched just before exams. Although soft copies available, students question why no printed material even course fee increased.
Now one check Material dispatch status online. System is called Material Production & Distribution Division (MPDD) now enabled live link at IGNOU portal.
For example to check Jan 2018 books or material dispatch status https://gradecard.ignou.ac.in/mpddstatus/Jan18/StudentMaterialStatus.aspx
Now you can check IGNOU printed books or material dispatch with live status.