SwayamPrabha - MHRD initiative
The SWAYAM PRABHA is conceived as a group of 32 DTH channels completely devoted to telecasting high-quality educational programmes on 24X7 basis using the (2)GSAT-15 transponders. Every day, there will be new content for at least (4) hours which would be repeated 6 times in a day, allowing the student to choose the time of his convenience.
IIT Tirupati is currenlty working on Channel 18 and Channel 30.
Channel 18 - This channel is meant for the topics on the subjects of Physics, Metallurgy, Material Science and Mining.The lectures are chosen upon the interest of wide variety of audiences or learners, however the introductory lectures are mostly at the BE, BTech levels of engineering.There are also a few courses on advanced topics which will be corresponding to the masters and Phd level students. Many of the lectures are taken from the NPTEL lectures.
Channel 30 - This channel is meant for the subjects of Mathematics.