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Rajasthan school students to study via TV from June 1

IANS | May 21, 2020 05:27 PM

JAIPUR:The government school students in Rajasthan will get to learn course study via television from June 1 as the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry has allotted it a slot on Doordarshan to ensure regular education during the lockdown.

Rajasthan Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasara said, here on Wednesday, the students without access to smart phones and high-speed internet were being deprived of education. "Now they will be able to study via Doordarshan from June 1, " he said.

"The Education Department gets one more success. After radio, we have got a slot on Doordarshan, " he tweeted.

Earlier, the students were allowed a slot by Akashwani to connect with online education on a request by the department. Now Doordarshan had also given a slot on a minimal tariff basis for stduents, he added.

Few days back, the state government had written to the I&B Minister requesting him to allot slots on DD and Akashwani. The aim was to ensure education of students in rural areas. The state BJP had also backed the move.

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