India has launched its first satellite for education, which will connect classrooms in remote areas of the country.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched the first satellite, EDUSAT for education. Initially, three universities from three states, Karnataka, Maharashtra and central Madhya Pradesh would be linked through the satellite. In the second phase, the satellite will connect two more states and connect more than 1000 classrooms. The main mission of the satellite is to help train teachers and provide primary and university education in remote regions.