Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Launches Exclusive Education TV Channel

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday launched it's exclusive education TV channel, aimed at benefiting students of classes I to XII. An initiative of the School Education Department,"Kalvi Tholaikkatchi" (Education TV) was launched by Chief Minister K Palaniswami here. This was a "first of its kind" initiative in the country, School Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan said. The content will include shows aimed at schoolchildren, besides those on jobs and related issues. K Palaniswami said the TV channel will impart knowledge on various subjects like facing competitive exams. "The (content will include) training for competitive exams, skill development, announcements made by the School Education Department, modern learning and talks by academicians," K Palaniswami said. Mr Sengottaiyan said the launch of the TV channel in Tamil Nadu was being "done for the first time."