IGNOU, during last two-three years, has taken a number of epochal steps to exploit the facilities of ICTs, by bringing the Edusat to the capital in its own hub. Initiatives have been taken for use IPTV, Broadband, and exiting telecom services for delivery of education.
At the conference, experts from industries of communications technologies, telecom equipment manufacturers, government organisations and universities will discuss in the conference about various strategies which will be timely and handy for the communities of students and learners of the country.
The capacity building of the learners, the disadvantaged women and marginalised population will be rather easy by help of Mobile Value-Added Services (MVAS) or M-Education. If not otherwise, the MVAS can end up in becoming the largest carrier of education from the IGNOU.
This conference may also create new genre of thought-process conducive to fulfill the country's ongoing 11th Five-Year Plan motto, 'Education for All', at, as IGNOU Vice Chancellor Professor V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai explains, “easily accessible, affordable and relevant to lives modes”.