By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Apr 20, 2020 14:32 IST
After Bihar, Uttar Pradesh to teach students via Doordarshan amid lockdown

UttarĀ  Pradesh government has decided to teach the students of Classes 10th and 12th online via Doordarshan. The Education sector is at a halt and schools and universities have been shut down. Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and resulting lockdown and social distancing norms, students are being provided with online lectures by their respective teachers to cope up with studies.

UP Government has come up with a common platform for the students of Classes 10th and 12th where they can access live lectures and study directly via Doordarshan. Earlier, Doordarshan, Bihar in collaboration with Bihar Education Project, had decided to start teaching students of classes 9 and 10 in the midst of ongoing lockdown.

Bihar & Uttar Pradesh to teach students via Doordarshan

The government has come up with a plan to execute provide Online Classes to studnets. The Uttar Pradesh Govt. has decided to take classes through doordarshan channel. An action plan has been prepared by the Education dept.and soon online classes will be started.Also, the recording of lectures will be performed and preserved by the State Institute of Educational Technology,SIET,Office in Lucknow,suggested by reports.

Due to pandemic, education sector is also in shutdown mode. Even major boards have postponed the examination of class 10th and 12th and students from class 1st to 9th and 11th. Uttar Pradeh govt. has ensured classes of 10th and 12th stuents through Doordarshan. These classes will be broadcasted live to ensure continuity.

For this purpose private school teachers with good commend over different topics and subjects will be selected to give lecture to 10th and 12th classes.After the selection process the recording of lectures will take place at SIET Office,Lucknow. The session will be recorded and Broadcast on Doordarshan to reach to the students.

Prescribed schedule for the classes is suggested for 2 hours. The session will be held in two parts one in morning and another in evening. The recording session for the lectures will be done at the State Institute of Educational Technology, SIET, office in Nishatganj, Lucknow. The lectures will be taken by the teachers who have good command over different topics of class 10 and 12. The selection process will take place and after the selection , recording will take place at State Institute of Educational Technology.

With the extension of the lockdown, Yogi Adityanath Government is all prepared to start virtual classes for students. The duration of classes will be of two hours per session, one will be held in the morning and other in the evening.

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Earlier, the government had decided to promote students of classes 1st to 8th without any examination considering the ongoing crisis. Boards of classes 10th and 12th have also been postponed and students are worried about their studies. The step taken is definitely going to bring some relief to students of classes 10th and 12th. The recorded sessions will be played on Doordarshan so that everyone can have access.