From JD Desk Faculty

Satellite Education

The ISRO-GOI has launched several satellites to ensure creation and running of an interactive satellite based distance education system for the country. CIET (NCERT) is shouldering the responsibility of utilizing Satellite for school education system through a national network. CIET has got a Ku-band Sub Hub along with 100 terminals at various locations including, Regional Institutes of Education (RIEs), Demonstration and Multipurpose Experimental Schools (DMSs) attached with RIEs, Pandit Sunderlal Sharma Central Institute of Vocational Education (PSSCIVE), State Institute of Educational Technology (SIETs), office at the head quarter, regional offices and some schools under Kendriya Vidyalaya Sanghthan (KVS), Navodya Vidyalya Samiti (NVS), National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), State councils of Educational research and Training and State Institute of Education (SIEs).

The Satellite network has the potential of its use for conventional radio and television broadcast, interactive radio and television (phone-in and video on demand), exchange of data, audio, video and computer conferencing and web based education.

Ciet is also using the satellite network under SWAYAM PRABHA and running a 24x7 E TV Channel "Kishore Munch", Every day a four hours capsule consisting of educational E TV programmes for classes IX-XII are telecast and repeated five times a day on all the week days.
Frequency details of the channel is given us under:

EDUSAT Centers-SITs (Satellite Interactive Terminals) List

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