Bhubaneswar: To facilitate the students of Class X to pursue their studies during the complete lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Doordarshan (DD) has decided to telecast the video of the teaching prepared by the Edusat (Educational Satellite) twice a day.
The programme will begin from April 20 and continue till May 12 with the telecast of 34 Edusat videos of subjects like Mathematics, English, Geography, School Completion Programme (SCP) and Student-Centered Learning (SCL).
As decided, each Edusat video will be telecast for one hour twice in a day. While the first telecast will be between 11 am to 12 pm, the repeat telecast will be from 3.30 pm and 4.30 pm.
The telecast of the Edusat videos will be for five days in a week from Monday to Friday.
GSAT-3, also known as EDUSAT, was a communications satellite which was launched on September 20, 2004, by the Indian Space Research Organisation. EDUSAT is the first Indian satellite built exclusively to serve the educational sector.