Television
Report on Shemaroo

DD, AIR broadcast educational content, virtual classes

These classes help students during this lockdown

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/18/dd-air.jpg?itok=SLLLgx7f

MUMBAI: India's public Broadcasters – Doordarshan and All India Radio – are broadcasting virtual classes and other educational content through their regional channels across the country to help students during this lockdown period.

The broadcasting is being done in collaboration with various state government institutions on TV, radio and YouTube.

In the absence of school classes, these virtual classes are helping students, especially the tenth and twelfth standard students in preparation for their board and competitive examinations.

Doordarshan Kendras that are broadcasting virtual classes are Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Gujarat, and Jammu and Kashmir.

The virtual learning through DD and AIR include curriculum-based classes for primary, middle and high school level students. Many of these classes also help students prepare for their engineering and medical entrance examinations.

To keep the learning interesting, apart from the curriculum content, virtual classes in a few states include story telling by eminent personalities and quiz shows.

With an aim of inculcating discipline in students sitting at home, most of these classes start early morning and a few are repeated in the afternoon.

All India Radio stations that are broadcasting virtual classes are Vijaywada, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Tiruchirapalli, Coimbatire, Puducherry, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirunelveli, Panaji, Jalgaon, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Parbhani, Aurangabad, Pune, Nagpur, Mumbai, Gangtok, Guwahati, Bikaner, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaipur.

The Stations broadcasting educational content are Bhopal, Chennai, Kozhikode, and Thrissur.

On an average, any DD channel airs 2.5 hours of educational content daily and any AIR channel 30 minutes of educational content daily.

Also, a total number of hours of daily content across DD Network is 17 hours and 11 hours across AIR network daily.

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/10/img_10042021_174431_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=Sjdd2M8s
Sony Pictures Sports Network to broadcast WrestleMania 37

KOLKATA: Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN), the exclusive home of WWE in India, announced the broadcast destination for WrestleMania 37, the global pop-culture extravaganza featuring WWE Superstars from across Raw, SmackDown, and NXT divisions.

Television TV Channels Sports
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/10/img_10042021_120237_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=6jJL1Zjt
BARC week 13: Reckitt leads advertisers list

NEW DELHI: The Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) of India has released its data for top advertisers and brands for the period between 27 March and 2 April 2021. The data reflects the top 10 advertisers and brands across genres on India’s television, 2+ Individuals, NCCS. All demonstrating...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/10/sunder_aaron.jpg?itok=i1BhyyMk
From digital to DD Free Dish: All about The Q's unique proposition

MUMBAI: It won’t be a stretch to describe The Q India channel as a jack of all trades. A Hindi GEC at its core, it also offers digital programming from social media stars and leading digital video creators. On the back of this, it has become one of India's fastest growing youth entertainment brands...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/10/big_fm-rr.jpg?itok=L-zg8vgF
Big FM onboards as official radio partners of Rajasthan Royals

New Delhi: It's that time of the year again, which cricket fans have been waiting for with bated breath. The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is here and the excitement is palpable. Radio channel Big FM has partnered with the IPL team Rajasthan Royals for the second consecutive year...

Television TV Channels Sports
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/09/img_09042021_164105_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=kV0kB12H
IPL 2021: TV9 Network bags Kolkata Knight Riders sponsorship

NOIDA: TV9 Network has extended its partnership with Indian Premier League 2021 (IPL 2021) team Kolkata Knight Riders for the second year in a row, ensuring that the TV9 brand will be emblazoned on the team’s jersey starting April 9 and until May 30, when the final match will be played.  Last year...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/09/img_09042021_151818_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=O1GO4u9V
Colors Tamil brings Direct Television Premiere of ‘Sarbath’

Colors Tamil, the youngest GEC of Tamil Nadu, is all set to bring to your screens the direct satellite premiere of the much-anticipated movie – Sarbath. First time available to viewers on Colors Tamil, the family entertainer Sarbath is Directed by debutant Prabhakaran and boasts of a star-studded...

Television TV Channels Regional
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/09/img_09042021_144527_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=WQjN8ri7
Court dismisses Mumbai cop’s defamation plaint against Arnab Goswami

New Delhi: A Mumbai sessions court has dismissed the defamation complaint filed by deputy commissioner of police of Mumbai Abhishek Trimukh against Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami, his wife Samyabrata Ray Goswami, and ARG Outlier Media. The court ruled that complaint was not maintainable...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/09/img_09042021_143416_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=XB2kBwo1
New Marathi channel Zee Chitramandir to tap into the Free Dish market

Mumbai: Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZeeL) has announced the launch of its second Marathi movie offering – Zee Chitramandir, to further consolidate its presence in the Maharashtra market. Maharashtra is considered one of the key drivers for its regional growth housing popular TV content...

Television TV Channels Regional
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/09/img_09042021_132821_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=G35GHxkJ
BBC News Gujarati now live on Jio TV

New Delhi: BBC News Gujarati has launched its first around-the-clock digital stream in partnership with the Reliance Jio TV app. Through this partnership, the news channel plans to deliver world-class journalism with factual reporting, in-depth analysis of current affairs, business, entertainment,...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories

* indicates required