Coronavirus India | Tamil Nadu students can access lessons via 14 TV channels from August 1
Tamil Nadu Education Minister KA Sengottiyan announced on July 23 that the lessons will be imparted through 14 TV channels.
July 24, 2020 / 06:18 PM IST
Starting August 1, Tamil Nadu school students will be imparted lessons via television to make sure their studies are not hampered even as schools remain closed in view of the coronavirus outbreak.
Tamil Nadu Education Minister KA Sengottiyan announced on July 23 that the lessons will be imparted through 14 TV channels, reported India Today.
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He was inaugurating developmental works totalling Rs 2 crore in Nambiyur village, Erode district when he announced that the syllabus for school students and the estimated date when schools can be reopened is yet to be decided. However, an 18-member expert committee is currently working on it.
Earlier this month, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswamy had launched televised learning for Class 10 students. The lessons will be broadcast on state-run TV channel Kalvi for two-and-a-half hours on weekdays.
To ensure the education of no student is hampered due to the ongoing COIVD-19 crisis, the Tamil Nadu government has also distributed free laptops among 52 lakh students.Follow our coverage of the coronavirus crisis here