IGNOU uses ICT tools to educate the Learners regarding
Indira Gandhi National Open University Regional Centre Lucknow during the period of complete lockdown, is using the tools of Information Communication Technology (ICT) to educate its learners.
Dr. Manorama Singh Regional Director, IGNOU Regional Centre informed that IGNOU has a FM radio channel named Gyanvani, through which the regional centre is Live-phone-in radio counselling its for learners. In this Live programme learners are given opportunity to interact with the subject experts and officials of the regional centre through telephone. In case of any query the learners makes a calls and the experts in the programme gives the solution to their problems. Health experts are also invited in this programme to aware the listeners about the preventive measures related to corona virus.
Dr. Kirti Vikram Singh, Assistant Regional Director and Programme coordinator NSS Unit IGNOU Regional Centre Lucknow said that besides the radio channel, IGNOU is also educating the learners through its satellite channel Gyan Darshan. IGNOU Regional Centre Lucknow is also using its U Tube channel, whatsapp group, Google classroom etc. to educate the learners and to resolve their queries and to make them aware them regarding preventive measures to counter the threat of Corona Virus. He said that the volunteers of NSS Unit are making telephone calls on regular basis to aware the masses regarding the preventive measures taken by the government related to COVID-19. Social media platform is also used to aware people regarding corona virus.