IGNOU'S educational radio channel to make a comeback

After a break of one year Indira Gandhi National Open University's (IGNOU) educational radio channel Gyan Vani and television channel Gyan Darshan are all set to come back on-air again.

According to TOI report, the announcement on comeback of channel was made by the IGNOU vice-chancellor professor Nageshwar Rao in Lucknow on November 3. He was speaking during the inauguration of country's largest regional centre building.

The official website of IGNOU will also be revived, which provides study materials of different universities.

IGNOU: Edu radio channel to make a comeback


IGNOU had also stopped uploading study materials on the website some time back and the varsity will start re-uploading its study material soon.

Besides these, IGNOU is chalking out a plan to make changes in its syllabus to introduce Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) and skill based courses. The university will also introduce courses in footwear technology and tourism from the upcoming academic session.

Gyan Vani and Gyan Darshan, after airing for 10 years, went off-air in October last year.

The AIR's additional director general on September, 19,2014 sent a communication to Prof M Aslam, IGNOU vice-chancellor, which said, "All channels will be closed following non-payment of the dues, depriving lakhs of Gyanvani listeners their crucial learning resource" as reported by newspapers.

IGNOU's radio channel Gyan Vani was launched in 2001 as a small initiative to involve millions of listeners who are dependent on the station for various local, educational and socio-cultural needs.

For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Select a Field of Study
Select a Course
Select UPSC Exam
Select IBPS Exam
Select Entrance Exam

Thousands of Careerindia readers receive our evening newsletter.
Have you subscribed?

Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Careerindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Careerindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more