Featured Post

9th August 2016 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

9th August 2016 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions : Current Affairs for August 2016 ,  Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for In...

GRAMSAT Scheme

GRAMSAT Scheme: Under “Gramsat Scheme’, ISRO’s contribution is to provide the necessary satellite bandwidth to respective State Governments. The expenditure for providing satellite bandwidth for the last 3 years amounts to approximately Rs 9.00 crore (at a rate of Rs 3.00 Crore per year). The expenditure towards content generation and transmission is borne by the State Government of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and Karnataka for the operation in their respective states.
The details of the programme transmitted under the scheme have been under the purview of the concerned State Government. Generally, these programmes cover areas such as mass education, tribal culture, anganwadi workers’ training, fisheries, forest and environment. The State Governments concerned formulate the programmes to be transmitted on the Gramsat network and include programmes such as ‘Kuch Soche Kuch Samjhe’, ‘Bhor Honewali Hai’, Kahani Baba’, ‘Ek Tha Raja’, ‘Baat Hamari’, to promote tribal development and culture.