Distance Education Council, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology and IBM Sponsored Projects: The BITS - Virtual University Project
This is an ongoing sponsored project. Focusing on the Design and development of the Internet-based distributed learning architecture and asynchronous –delivery-based content development. In addition, it has complementary features of Digital Video delivery over the Internet. Two phases of this project have already been completed. Currently, ten courses are being offered under VU mode to various students.
Total grant value so far: IBM: Initial support in form of software worth Rs. 20 Lakh, DEC: INR 30 Lakhs, MCIT: INR 28 Lakhs; Total: 78 Lakhs Additional grant awaited from the UGC for the upgradation of the LMS