Doordarshan to facilitate distant learning for students

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Bangalore, Dec 31(UNI) The Doordarshan Kendra (DDK), Bangalore will telecast new distant education programme called 'Deevige' to benefit the students studying in Pre-University and 12th standard seeking Common Entrance Test for admissions into the professional colleges, DDK Senior Director Mahesh Joshi said today.

Addressing newspersons here, he said that last year DDK Bangalore has successfully brought similar programme 'CET Chanakya' which was meant for only Pre-University students.

About 'Deevige', Mr Joshi said that the programme which would be telecast in 36 episodes, will benefit students appearing for CET and AIEEE exams.

He said the programme had been designed taking into consideration students in rural and remote areas who were deprived off getting CET coaching. "Last year the 'CET Chanakya' programme had received overwhelming response and had to telecast twice in a week" he added.

He said that this year's 'Deevige' programme was designed in more student-friendly way using animation and graphics to make students understand Mathematics problems in a better and simple way.

Ms Shobha V Ramaiah, producer of the programme 'Deevige', who was also present, said that they have also produced a Compact Disk of 40 episodes of 'CET Chanakya' which was put on air last year. "An average of over one lakh students benefited from it.

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