Gyan Vriksha New TV Channel Launched by Assam Government:
Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today launched a new educational television channel Gyan Vriksha to compensate for the educational loss caused by the COVD-19 pandemic for the last 3 months.
The scheme launched under the Assam government’s Comprehensive Education Campaign, the educational channel will include various co-curricular and skill development activities as well as study materials from class 1 to class 12.
Initially, the channels managed through the cable network would be transmitted through DTH operators in gradual stages. The medium of communication on the channel will be the Assamese and the content in other languages will be developed soon.
Gyan Vriksha: Assam government has launched a new TV channel.
The minister advised all students to learn from the Vishwa Vidya, Assam YouTube channel, which has also been created as a mobile application.
Education Minister also advised students to learn from the Vishwavidya YouTube channel and app during the COVID-19 lockdown.
“We are working to develop Assamese, Bengali, and Bodo content for various digital and radio platforms. We have already uploaded various courses in the DIKSAA app of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, ”said Mr. Sarma.
According to the minister, more than 350,000 students downloaded the DIKSHA app during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the government is considering making changes in the academic year from April 1 to March 31 for schools under the Board of Secondary Education Assam or SEBA.
At present, the academic year for SEBA schools is from January to December.
Himanta Biswa Sharma also said that this decision will be taken based on the views and suggestions of the people of Assam. SEBA has already launched a portal where people can share their views until 30 May.
According to Mr. Sarma, the transferred academic year will make up for the academic deficit due to the transferred COVD-19 lockdown. Schools and colleges in the state are closed until further notice.
“We asked parents and students to share their valuable suggestions.. We will decide in the first week of June,” Mr. Sarma said in a Said at the news conference. Reported.