Commissionerate of Collegiate Education
Mana TV Cell :
The then Government of Andhra Pradesh had entered in to a MOU with ISRO for establishing multi channel Satellite network and using the KU-Band for promoting the use of Information Technology for the overall development of the state. It has been designated as MANA TV.
The Information Technology & Communications Department of the State Government has constituted SAPNET (Society for Andhra Pradesh Network) to undertake educational programmes production and Telecasting of Video lessons on behalf of all the wings of Education. In the Commisionerate of Collegiate Education a separate wing called Mana TV Cell is established to administer the programmes of theTelecast of Mana TV lessons are through Channel I (Recorded lessons) and Channel II (Live and Interactive presentation) .Channel I of Collegiate Education has come into operation from 3.7.2001 and channel II from 3.10.2002.Mana TV, content generation, correspondence and finance management of the budget allotted etc.
Importance of Mana TV:
Provides uniform teaching, one individual teacher’s expertise can be viewed and shared by all colleges
Gives scope to improve the skills of teachers by observing other expert teachers
Provides opportunity to teach with visuals and animations
A platform to explore the potentials of the teachers and students too
1. To supplement classroom teaching for better grasping of the subject
2. To provide uniform teaching to all the students
3. To provide access for students to interact with subject experts.
4. To impart counseling to the students for vertical & horizontal mobility.
5. To conduct Special live programmes and teleconferences with experts.