SWAYAM Prabha Channels Now Available On Airtel DTH, Tata Sky
SWAYAM Prabha channel, a group of 32 DTH channels providing high quality educational curriculum, will now also be available on Tata Sky and Airtel DTH.
SWAYAM Prabha channel, a group of 32 DTH channels providing high quality educational curriculum, will now also be available on Tata Sky and Airtel DTH. SWAYAM Prabha channels were earlier available only on DD-DTH, Dish TV, and Jio TV app.
In an attempt to reach out more students, Central Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, and I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar requested TATA Sky and Airtel DTH operators to air some SWAYAM Prabha channels on their DTH platform.
????Announcement— Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) April 10, 2020
Educational content related to #schooleducation (earlier telecasted only on DD-DTH, Dish TV & Jio TV App via #SWAYAMPrabha) will NOW be broadcasted on @TataSky & @airtelindia DTH operators as well.
Request your DTH 'Service Provider' for these channels for FREE! pic.twitter.com/eKkBGiiouL
Upon their request, both the operators have agreed to air three SWAYAM Prabha channels on their platform. With addition of these platforms, SWAYAM Prabha channels would be available to a wider audience. The channels will be available for free to air.
Mr. Pokhriyal said that in this way students can continue their education even while sitting at home.
SWAYAM Prabha is a group of 32 DTH channels providing high quality educational curriculum based course contents covering diverse disciplines such as arts, science, commerce, performing arts, social sciences and humanities subjects, engineering, technology, law, medicine, agriculture etc.
The channel number in different DTH service providers are as follows:
Airtel TV: Channel no. 475, Channel no. 476, and Channel no. 477
Tata Sky: Channel no. 756 which pops up window for SWAYAM Prabha DTH Channels
Dish TV: Channel no. 946, Channel no. 947, Channel no. 949, and Channel no. 950
Students can watch education programs on these channels and on NIOS YouTube channel with 6 hours of recorded broadcast from 7 am to 1 pm followed by 6 hours of Live Session from 1 pm to 7 pm. For each broadcast, four different subject experts would take one and half hour session each. Learners can also ask questions from home through phone call.
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