The National Knowledge Network is claimed to be the largest e-network in the country in the education sector.
Around five hundred education and research institutions across country were connected with Delhi University to launch National Knowledge Network lecture series. The National Knowledge Network is claimed to be the largest e-network in the country in the education sector.
According to report, the first NKN lecture saw Sam Pitroda, Advisor to the Prime Minister and Michael Sandel, Professor at Harvard University, talking on "democratising information, justice, equality and the rule of law" followed by an interaction with students at various centres.
The lecture series has been launched by the National Innovation Council where students across the country will be able to listen to eminent experts through the NKN. Praising the unique efforts of NKN, Sandel added, "It offers a possibility for a new kind of public discourse."
According to DU Registrar, the audience in a hall in North Campus in Delhi was linked to around 11 institutions across the country in a two-way interactive mode. The NKN also enabled another 500 institutions to witness the event through a one-way link.