MANA TV channels are effectively used by the SCERT, BIE, CCE, SCCL, etc departments to broadcast interactive training programs to all sectors of people in the state of Telangana. The provides live interactive lectures, which allows the people of Telangana to view the Studio-based lectures at ROT end and during this each session student/common man can call with any questions/queries and get clarification then and there from the live presenter over the phone.
IIT (Mains), NEET and EAMCET Coaching on MANA TV: Softnet – Mana TV started airing coaching classes for IIT (Mains), NEET and EAMCET from 02/01/2017. The coaching material is prepared by experts coaching the aspirants for State and national-level entrance exams under the guidance of Chukka Ramaiah. The three-hour morning session will be aired from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and evening session will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The classes will be repeated during the day. 60 experts will teach for 540 hours at 6 hours per day and one hour for each paper. In January, the classes will be telecast for 30 days, February 15 days followed by a break for Intermediate exams and it will resume on March 16. Mana TV is available on all major Cable TV service providers and also on youtube.com/softnet-manatv, facebook.com/manatv and twitter.com/manatv.
Coaching classes on Softnet-Mana TV: The Softnet-Mana TV broadcast the coaching classes in spoken English, Civil Services, NDA, CDS, Central Police forces among other Central Government examinations too. This apart, a bulletin on the current affairs of that particular week would be aired for 30 minutes on weekends. After successfully airing content for schools and also for preparation of Group-II services examinations, the Society for Telangana State Network (Softnet) – Mana TV channel is all set for a major revamp in the months to come.
Mana TV is also offering coaching classes for IIT (Main), NEET and EAMCET to benefit those preparing for these examinations. CEO, Mana TV, CEO R Shailesh Reddy said that, the share of Telangana youth in Central government establishments is negligible. In the years to comes, we want to ensure that Telangana youth take the lion’s share in the jobs of Central government establishments. We want to coach the youth right from class VIII itself.
The Softnet is an initiative by the State government to cater to distance learning with audio visual content. For coaching students on Civil Services, the ManaTV is in negotiations with the State Study Circles for the video content that can be aired.
Not just students, ManaTV is also planning to offer education to farmers by providing content on agriculture. Other initiatives in the pipeline include content on awareness on health and nutrition and social awareness.
“The thrust will be on educating children and women on sexual abuse. We want to create awareness among children, adolescents and women on how to stay clear of the risks of sexual abuses,” says Mr. Reddy. Presently education content aired on ManaTV 1-Telangana and ManaTV 2-Telangana and channels is reaching nearly 50 lakh homes through cable network across the State. After re-launch and re-branding of the channel in March 2017, the management plans to introduce its services on the DTH also.
Earlier, the content on the Group-II services of the Telangan State Public Service Commission has received overwhelming response from the aspirants. Over 27,000 candidates have subscribed to the ManaTV on the YouTube in just three months. And the content on the Mana TV on YouTube has received a whopping 45,31,230 views. Several aspirants of the Group examinations have given thumbs to the content on the YouTube. Some aspirants in fact asked the Mana TV through their testimonials on YouTube to air content on syllabus of the Andhra Pradesh State Public Service Commission also.
Each department of Telangana State uses these channels to reach out to the population in remote places of the state, to educate them. In the basics of different sector like Agriculture, Electronics, Computers/GK/Science etc.. These interactive programs are transmitted on MANA TV channels from Monday to Saturday between 9am to 5pm (Except Sunday, Second Saturday and public holidays).
About: Society for Telangana State Network (SoFTNET) is an initiative from the Department of Information Technology, Electronics and Communications of the Govt of Telangana State to provide quality education harnessing the potential of satellite communications and Information Technology.
SoFTNET uses GSAT 8 Satellite and telecasts four channels. Mana TV 1 Telangana and Mana TV 2 Telangana cater to the distance learning, Agriculture Extension, Rural Development, Tele-Medicine and E-Governance requirements of the people of Telangana.
SoFTNET Mission is to Educate, Enlighten and Empower the people of Telangana State using audio-visual technology and take best of the education and training facilities to the stake holders.
SoFTNET channelizes various educational and training resources and enables the quality faculty reach out to the last mile institutions. Its training facilities in the area of Women and Child Welfare, Rural Development, Skill Development, Health, Agriculture Extension etc,. helps the end users acquaint with the developments in the respective fields.
Vision: To Educate, Enlighten and Empower the people of Telangana State using audio-visual, wire & wireless technology and Satellite Communications to achieve Bangaaru Telangana.
- To take the best of the faculty into every classroom, make learning easy, build a mentally strong, morally high and well informed student community, in sync with the trends across the globe.
- To provide quality coaching and guidance for aspirants seeking admission to professional courses.
- To help the young and educated with right guidance to employment, coaching to competitive exams, vocational training and skill development.
- To help government departments train its workforce and enable them deliver services with perfection and precision.
- To help the masses come close to the government and obtain its services at the door step, free from corruption and on time.
- To improve the standard of health care by educating the people on health, hygiene and swatch Telangana
- To build a secure Telangana by creating awareness among its people on safety & security, prevention of crime and participation of people in maintaining law and order.
Steps for Interaction with Television Teacher and Experts:
1. Call the Number – 040-23551989, 040-23553473, 1800-425-4038.
2. As soon as you have the connection turn down the volume of your television set.
3. Identify yourself by Name & School / Institution.
4. Ask your question and ensure your question has been understood.
5. Put the Telephone receiver down.
Raise the volume of the TV set & Listen to the answer.