The University of Pune (UoP), will soon become digitalised by bringing one single digital platform in all its 408 affiliated colleges of the Maharashtra, India.
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UoP is bringing digital platform in all its 408 affiliated colleges across the three districts, Pune, Ahmedabad and Nashik by using existing satellite, broadband and other terrestrial network. The University panel is planning to connect all colleges in three terms of component video, voice and data. The project named Triple Connectivity Project (TCP) will include various features like virtual classroom for students, teachers and student friendly measures like online application and admission procedures. The Pramod Kale, former director of UoP, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will lead the project. The project will also include Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited (MKCL), Educational Multimedia Research Centre (EMRC) and broadband companies. In the first phase of the project, TCP will provide virtual classroom and it would be broadcast live to any college of three districts. Apart from the live component, the University is planning to provide the provision of recorded lectures, so that to access them in later date. University is installing optic-fibre enabled local area network (LAN) on the UoP campus for this purpose and it will offer wide area network (WAN) to other colleges to provide all kinds of communication.