On Wednesday the education sector of India realizes a dream come true, when University of Delhi (DU) connected virtually to 500 national institutes online for the launch of National Knowledge Network i.e. NKN lecture series. The NKN is largest electronic network in the education sector.
The lecture was delivered by Sam Pitroda and Michael Sandel. The title of the lecture was “democratising information, justice, equality and the rule of law”. Sam Pitroda is policymaker, innovator and entrepreneur; he is the Advisor to Prime Minister of India. Michael Sandel is American Political Philosopher and Professor at Harvard University. The Gwyer Hall of the Delhi University made a mark a in online learning history connecting 11 institutes via 2 way link, while 500 odd institutes across India were connected via one way link to witness the event. Tata Institute, IIT Mumbai and Guwahati, IIM Calcutta and Pune University are the some top institutes of India that were on Gwyer Hall virtually.