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Updated on 27 Aug, 2020

IGNOU is also national coordinator for five channels of SWAYAM PRABHA, the DTH channel initiative of Government of India. SWAYAM PRABHA project has been housed in COE for operational purposes since August 2, 2016 vide Office Order No. 354 issued by Academic Coordination Division. IGNOU has been allotted five channels viz-a-viz Channel 23: Liberal Arts and Humanities; Channel 24: Agriculture (Vocational) and Allied Sciences; Channel 25: Gyandarshan; Channel 26: State Open Universities (SOU) and Channel 32: Teacher Education- Vagda (jointly with NIOS).

COE is coordinating the running of these channels. COE is coordinating with Channel coordinators, BISAG, INFLIBNET, MHRD and for production of videos, scheduling and management of these channels. Channel 25 (earlier known as Culture channel) is being operated by IGNOU as Gyandarshan Channel of IGNOU from 01st April 2019 onwards.

A Social Media (SM) Group for SWAYAM PRABHA has been created as per directions of MHRD. IGNOU SM team created account on Twitter and Facebook. The team is managing and regularly updating the Twitter and Facebook and also sharing information through WhatsApp group.


Revised Notification for SWAYAM PRABHA Channel Reallocation at IGNOU