Prasar Bharati to Launch 51 Education TV Channels
Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Education
- In a landmark step, India’s public broadcaster Prasar Bharati entered into a MoU with Bhaskaracharya National Institute for Space Applications and Geo-Informatics, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
- Under the MoU, 51 DTH education TV channels will be available as DD co-branded channels to all DD FreeDish viewers.
- This move aims to bring quality educational programmes to every household, including those in rural and remote areas.
- The services will be available free of cost for all the viewers, 24×7, in line with Government’s commitment towards skill development and providing quality education to the last person in the country.