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DishTV to air 32 educational channels launched by govt

News Agencies | Updated on: 14 September 2016, 10:30 IST

Soon, all interested candidates and individuals will be able to view government's educational channels.

Direct-to-Home (DTH) operator DishTV, a part of Essel Group, would beam 32 new educational channels launched by the Human Resource Development Ministry.

The Essel group firm has made all educational channels by the Ministry of Human Resource Development available to all DishTV subscribers, the company said in a statement.

Following the addition of these channels, total count of channels on its platform has crossed 585, it added.

DishTV Chief Executive Officer Arun Kumar Kapoor said: "We support the government's initiative of driving education through TV sets, and are delighted that these educational channels from The Ministry of Human Resource Development are available to all DishTV subscribers".

These channels will offer high quality educational content to all subscribers designed by central universities such as Jamia Millia Islamia, Punjabi University, IGNOU, Kashmir University and other leading educational institutions.

The service will also offer telecast of live classroom lectures from top-notch institutions including IITs.

- PTI

First published: 14 September 2016, 10:30 IST
 
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