Press Esc to close
Friday 26 May 2017
News updated at 1:45 AM IST

Video conferencing to connect 20k colleges

New Delhi, Mar 3, 2013, PTI: 1:40 IST
About 20,000 colleges across the country will be soon connected through a video conferencing software which will enable students to attend lectures of well-known faculties through online classes.

The decision by the Centre was followed by a recent meeting between Higher Education Secretary Ashok Thakur and 60 vice-chancellors of colleges and universities from across the country to acquaint them about the software “A-view.”

The software has been developed by Amrita University under the National Mission on Education through an Information and communication technology programme. The
e-learning platform will help in conducting live distance education classes by enabling trainers and teachers to reach out to multiple remote classes and participants using the Internet.

It will also address the shortage of highly qualified and experienced teachers at institutes by providing all students and teachers access to the best teachers and trainers. The software will provide a platform for social collaboration among teachers and students using information and communication technology, officials in the ministry said.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R-L), former US President Barack Obama and Heinrich...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R-L), former US President Barack Obama and Heinrich...

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj greeting Indian woman Uzma at Jawahar Bhawan after she...

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj greeting Indian woman Uzma at Jawahar Bhawan after she...

Police officials stand by the wreckage of the Sikorsky VT-CMM helicopter, carrying Maharashtra...

Police officials stand by the wreckage of the Sikorsky VT-CMM helicopter, carrying Maharashtra...

Supporters of Indias Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) try to break a police barricade during...

Supporters of Indias Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) try to break a police barricade during...

A supporter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) smashes an overturned car during a protest against...

A supporter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) smashes an overturned car during a protest against...

Members of Sadou Asom Nirman Sramik Union under the banner of CITU staging a protest...

Members of Sadou Asom Nirman Sramik Union under the banner of CITU staging a protest...

Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) refugees shouting slogans during a protest for their various...

Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) refugees shouting slogans during a protest for their various...

Activists of All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) taking out a protest rally against an alleged fake...

Activists of All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) taking out a protest rally against an alleged fake...

NCC cadets of Jammu and Kashmir unit raising patriotic slogans after performing drills during...

NCC cadets of Jammu and Kashmir unit raising patriotic slogans after performing drills during...

Relatives and villagers attending the funeral of eight activists who had lost their lives...

Relatives and villagers attending the funeral of eight activists who had lost their lives...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.