New 32 Educational Channels Will be added on DTH TV soon Freedish

The government is taking the path of DTH TV (direct to home TV service) to launch 32 channels of education. Union HRD Ministry has approved a program that allows to launch 32 direct to home, DTH satellite TV channels especially for education. These television channels will provide live TV content from experts for students in schools and universities in August

New 32 Educational Channels Will be added on DTH TV soon Freedish

Called Swayam Prabha the plan proposed by the HRD Minister Smriti Irani has been approved and is likely to be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Ministry assumes that the these educational television channels will help students in the field of education and science and technology.

A free hotline is also be available to answer questions from students to check on the content, by Bhaskaracharya Institute for Space Applications and Geo computer science (Bisag) which should be uplinked.

To ensure that good quality content, the service experts participating in this topic are paid on an hourly basis. The content will be interactive; is the use of images, videos and diagrams make students understand the concept well.

The ministry plans to offer live broadcast lessons that can be transferred from IIT, including Mumbai, Delhi, Kanpur and Kharagpur.

"Although more than three million young Indian students pursue higher education, the educational level is not uniform, raise the question of the quality of access to knowledge. Youth in the back pockets of India will  have now equal access to high-quality knowledge with these live TV channels and which will help them in the job market with much confidence ", said a senior official of the Ministry.

"This system will help them to learn and understand important concepts, while sitting at home."

A total of 32 channels will broadcast quality educational content throughout the day with this Educational DTH. "Every day there will be new content to be for at least four hours, which would be repeated six times a day in order to choose the time of their convenience by students," the official said.