Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) gave the nod to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education on Friday to offer technical assistance in this regard to help bridge the learning gap.
On friday, ISRO scientists gave a detailed presentation in front of the committee about the satellite TV classrooms that have been proposed.
“Scientists from ISRO attended the meeting today and made a presentation about the use of satellite TV classrooms for the students before the officials of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) and Doordarshan,” sources told ANI.
ISRO has stated that it’s ready to provide satellite rights to states in order to set up the proposed TV classrooms. However, it had asked the committee if the “states will be willing to use the technology.”.
Education secretaries and senior officials of five states including Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Telangana and Arunachal Pradesh also attended the panel meeting.
Inputs : Hindustan Times and ANI