Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is willing to collaborate with Delhi university to provide technical support in order to strengthen its distant education mode.
As a part of the IGNOU's convergence scheme, this scheme will bridge the gap between the conventional mode of education and the distant mode. IGNOU has started involving several universities in strengthening the distance education system in the country. IGNOU is planning to involve 20 leading universities of the country to empower distance education. The government has a target to have 40 per cent of the students in higher education in distant mode by 2012.