New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): House expertise purposes are getting used for digital training within the nation, Union Minister of State (Unbiased Cost) Science & Know-how Dr Jitendra Singh knowledgeable on Thursday.
In a written reply to a query within the Rajya Sabha, he mentioned satellite tv for pc communication is getting used for beaming the academic contents in digital mode by 19 States and Andaman and Nicobar Islands underneath Tele-education Programme.
“Additional, the Bhaskaracharya Nationwide Institute for House Functions and Geo-informatics (BISAG-N) can be beaming 51 instructional channels utilizing satellite tv for pc communication,” he mentioned.
Aside from this, the Indian Institute of Distant Sensing is actively concerned in coaching beneficiaries (resembling UG/PG and Doctorate college students, working professionals, academicians, faculty lecturers and faculty college students) on House Know-how and its Functions utilizing digital platforms, the minister mentioned.
“Over the last one yr, about 2.42 lakh individuals benefitted from these programmes,” Singh mentioned in keeping with the Division of House.
He mentioned that the House Sector is opened up for bigger participation of non-governmental entities which is predicted to herald vast alternatives to offer space-based purposes together with digital training. (ANI)