“Students can now learn from home,” School Education Minister KA Sengkottaiyan said at the launch event of ‘Kalvi Tholaikkatchi’.
The Tamil Nadu government on Monday launched its exclusive education TV channel, aimed at benefiting students of classes I to XII.An initiative of the School Education Department, ‘Kalvi Tholaikkatchi’ (Education TV) was launched by Chief Minister K Palaniswami. The channel’s content will include shows aimed at school children, besides those on jobs and related issues.
On July 9, 2017, the Union HRD ministry launched a scheme called Swayam Prabha, allowing 32 direct-to-home (DTH) television channels to broadcast programs for school and university students on 24X7 basis using the GSAT-15 satellite.These channels help students in rural and remote areas where IT infrastructure has not penetrated so well.
It covers the following:
1) Higher education
2) School education (9-12 levels)
3) Curriculum-based courses that can meet the needs of life-long learners of Indian citizens in India and abroad.
4) Assist students (class 11th & 12th) prepare for competitive exams.