Indian University Plans Dramatic Expansion of Distance Education via the Airwaves

February 27, 2002

The university is India’s largest purveyor of distance-learning programs, with an enrollment of 750,000 students.

In order to extend educational opportunities to nearly every village in India, the Indira Gandhi National Open University will establish 40 FM radio stations and set up 2,000 television satellite downlinks to its study centers.

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