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Tata Sky, Airtel Digital TV to air 3 educational Swayam Prabha channels

These channels were available earlier on DD-DTH, Dish TV and Jio TV App

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MUMBAI: Amid the countrywide lockdown, students are unable to attend classes and for their benefit, Tata Sky and Airtel Digital TV will air three educational Swayam Prabha channels. These channels were available earlier on DD Free Dish, Dish TV and Jio TV App.

"To enable learners to continue their education and learning even sitting at home in this difficult situation arisen due to unfortunate outbreak of COVID-19, Tata Sky and Airtel DTH operators were requested to air some Swayam Prabha channels on their DTH platform and they have agreed to do so," union human resource development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said, according to a PTI report.

Swayam Prabha is a group of 32 DTH channels devoted to telecasting of high-quality educational programmes on 24X7 basis. The course contents are covering diverse disciplines such as arts, science, commerce, performing arts, social sciences and humanities subjects, engineering, technology, medicine and agriculture. The contents are provided by NPTEL, IITs, UGC, CEC, IGNOU, NCERT and NIOS. 

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