|Academic TV channel launched|
GUWAHATI, May 23 - The State Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today launched a new academic television channel, Gyan Vriksha, to compensate for the academic losses induced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The academic channel, started under Assam government’s Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan, would contain study material from Class I to Class XII, apart from various co-curricular and skill development activities.
The channel, initially to be operated through cable network, would be gradually broadcast through the DTH operators in a phased manner. For now, the channel will be available only in Assamese and gradually contents would be developed in other languages.
The minister also advised all the students to learn from Biswa Vidya, Assam YouTube channel, which has also been developed as a mobile application.