DD and AIR broadcast Educational content/Virtual Classes

New Delhi, PIB News: India’s Public Broadcaster has been helping students with their studies amidst ongoing lockdown. In collaboration with various State Government institutions, Doordarshan and All India Radio are broadcasting virtual classes and other educational content through their regional channels across the country on TV, Radio and YouTube.

In the absence of school classes, these virtual classes are helping Lakhs of students, especially the 10th and 12th standard students in preparation for their board and competitive examinations.

Content

The virtual learning through DD and AIR include Curriculum based classes for Primary, Middle and High School level students. Secondary School Leaving Certificate subjects and model question papers for 10th standard students are also being made available in some states. Many of these classes also help students prepare for their Engineering and Medical Entrance Examinations.

To keep the learning interesting, apart from the curriculum content, virtual classes in few states include story telling by eminent personalities and Quiz shows.

With an aim of inculcating discipline in students sitting at home, most of these classes start early morning and few are repeated in the afternoon.

Doordarshan

The Kendras that are already broadcasting virtual classes are Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir..

All India Radio

Stations broadcasting virtual classes are Vijaywada, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Tiruchirapalli, Coimbatire, Puducherry, Madurai, Trivendrum, Tirunelveli, Panaji, Jalgaon, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Parbhani, Aurangabad, Pune, Nagpur, Mumbai, Gangtok, Guwahati, Bikaner, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaipur.

The Stations broadcasting educational content are Bhopal, Chennai, Kozhikode, Thrissur.

On an average, any DD Channel is airing 2.5 hours of educational content daily and any All India Radio channel is airing 30 minutes of educational content daily.

Also, total number of hours of daily content across DD Network is 17 hours and 11 hours across All India Radio network daily.

Detailed list of such educational programs is as below:

Details of Educational Programmes being broadcast by DD Kendras

Sr. No Name of the Station Programme details Frequency Duration Associated Educational Institute
1 Bengaluru

 

 

Physics, Chemistry and Maths Classes for 12th students and common engineering tests Daily 3 hours
2 Vijaywada

 

 

Curriculum classes for 10th and 12th standard students Daily 2 hours State secondary education department
3 Jammu & Kashmir Curriculum classes for 10th and 12th standard students Daily 1 hour Directorate of School Education
4 Hyderabad Curriculum classes for 10th and 12th standard students Daily 2 hours State secondary education department
5 Ahmedabad Curriculum based classes for Primary, Middle and High School level students Daily 2 hours Gujarat Institute of Educational Technology, Government of Gujarat
6 Chennai School Leaving Certificate subjects and model question papers for 10th standard students Daily 1 hour Tamil Nadu Education Department
7 Trivemdrum School Leaving Certificate subjects for 12th standard students.

 

Quiz show

Daily

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekends

3 hours State Institute of Educational Technology
8 Panaji Quiz show Weekly 30 mins In-house
9 Jalandhar In process. To begin soon
10 Lucknow In process. To begin soon
11 Varanasi Basic education officials are approaching for telecast. Waiting for their proposal.

 

12 Shimla Received the proposal from Directorate of Education and will start at the earliest.

 

13 Patna DD Bihar has approached State Education department in this regard

Details of Educational Programmes being broadcast by AIR Stations

Sr. No Name of the Station Programme details Frequency Duration Associated Educational Institute
1 AIR Bhopal Radio School

(Story telling by eminent personalities)

6 days a week 60min. Rajya Shiksha Kendra, Bhopal
2 AIR Hyderabad Dr. B R Ambedkar open university educational Programme Daily 15min Dr. B R Ambedkar open university,

Hyderabad

3 AIR Vijaywada Vindam Nerchukundam Monday to Friday 30min Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan- Andhra Pradesh Govt.
4 AIR Chennai X STANDARD (origination of Programme by AIR Chennai for all AIR Stations in Tamilnadu & Pudecherry Region On all Sundays @ 2:30pm 15min
5 AIR Thiruvananthapuram Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 14min No association with any educational institute at present
6 AIR Kozhikode Monday 14min No association with any educational institute at present
7 AIR Thrissu Tuesday 14min No association with any educational institute at present
8 AIR Jaipur,

AIR Jodhpur,

AIR Bikaner,

AIR Udaipur

Vidyalaya Prasaran,

80 Books lessons,

28 examination lessons, 60 Gair Patyakrim lesson

On every School working day (From July to March) 20min Rajasthan Rajya Shaikshik Anusandhan evam Prashikshan Parishad Udaipur,

Rajasthan

9 AIR Guwahati Viswa -Vidya Every Monday,

Wednesday, Friday

15min In collaboration with state council for education reaserch & training & SSA
10 AIR Leh 60min in the morning (as per the proposal) Office of the Chief Education Officer, Leh
13 AIR Srinagar 4 lectures a day 30min Directorate of school Education
14 AIR Gangtok Classes will start from 16th April’20 onwards,

(Monday to Saturday)

60min Education department of Sikkim Govt.
16 AIR Mumbai Khula Akash During School days 25min
17 AIR Pune Khula Akash During School days 25min
18 AIR Nagpur Khula Akash During School days 25min
19 AIR Aurangabad Khula Akash During School days 25min
20 AIR Parbhani Khula Akash During School days 25min
21 AIR Sangli Khula Akash During School days 25min
22 AIR Ratnagiri Khula Akash During School days 25min
23 AIR Jalgaon Khula Akash During School days 25min
24 AIR Panaji Khula Akash During School days 25min
27 AIR Tiruchirappalli XII STANDARD (origination of Programme by Other AIR Stations except Chennai on rotational basis in Tamilnadu & Pudecherry Region On all Saturdays at 11.40 AM
28 AIRCoimbatore XII STANDARD (origination of Programme by Other AIR Stations except Chennai on rotational basis in Tamilnadu & Pudecherry Region On all Saturdays at 11.40 AM
29 AIR Madurai XII STANDARD (origination of Programme by Other AIR Stations except Chennai on rotational basis in Tamilnadu & Pudecherry Region On all Saturdays at 11.40 AM
30 AIR Tirunelveli XII STANDARD (origination of Programme by Other AIR Stations except Chennai on rotational basis in Tamilnadu & Pudecherry Region On all Saturdays at 11.40 AM