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Millionlights launches TV channel with Den Manoranjan Satellite

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MUMBAI: Millionlights has launched Indian TV channel focused on higher education and skill development’ in partnership with Den Manoranjan Satellite in Pune.

With this partnership, Millionlights aims to create a landscape of content, delivery platforms and certifications leading to higher employability. Partners include universities, teachers, technology companies, certification companies and of-course their stuDents. The launch of TV is a step ahead towards open access of content.

It must be noted that Millionlights TV channel is carried by Den Manoranjan cable for it’s users. Around 200,000 active cable households in the Den Manoranjan will be covered in this phase. The Millionlights TV channel aims to focus on the Skill Upgrading space. They have powerful platforms such as Microsoft Virtual Academy content that is localized, courses that help in skill development, education career guidance and education related news. The company is currently generating upwards of 100 hours of new content every month.

Speaking on the launch, Millionlights chairman Pradeep Varma said “We hope to reach out to the farthest corner of India and deliver skill training to everyone. We believe that for India to be relevant on a global scale we need millions of trained, skilled people. Education and training is the key to moving a large underserved segment of our population out of unemployment and making them productive members of society. With this launch, we have taken a big step towards achieving that objective. We are committed to provide educational access by leveraging technology in order to bring the best courses within the reach of the millions who are currently deprived”

Resonating the same thoughts, Millionlights CEO and founder Akshat Shrivastava said, “The inspiration for the brand came from the idea of reaching out to millions of lives and lighting up their future through the use of technology. With the launch of the channel in partnership with Den Manoranjan Satellite we aim to create a seamless learning ecosystem that connects the PC, M obile and TV environments to make our youth industry ready.”

Den Manoranjan Satellite owner Lalit Shinde said, “It gives me immense pleasure to partner with Millionlights and we at Den Manoranjan take pride in the fact that this initiative will enrich millions of lives. Our main concentration is to give access to the best quality content which is curated and to help up-skill the subscribers of Den Manoranjan.”

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