India’s first broadband
network on EDUSAT for schools - ViCTERS (Virtual Class Technology
on Edusat for Rural Schools) – inaugurated by H.E. Dr.
A.P.J Abdul Kalam, the President of India on 28th July, 2005
in Thiruvananthapuram has revolutionized classrooms through
interactive IP-based technology. Kerala has since demonstrated
how Edusat could be used to successfully empower teachers.
The state has already started a non-interactive channel in
DTH (Direct-to-Home) to be brought to all its 12,500 schools
wherein 50 lakh children stand to benefit.
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all set to become a model state by making use of ISRO's EDUSAT
to impart training to teachers and students in schools. The
training is aimed at improving the educational standards and
language skills of school students.
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