IIAS connected by national knowledge network

Shimla : The Indian Institute of Advanced Study,Shimla, on Monday joined select institutions in the country to be connected by the national knowledge network(NKN).

The NKN is a revolutionary state-of-the-art multi-gigabit pan-Indian resource-sharing network aimed at digitally connecting national universities,colleges and research establishments to create country-wide virtual class rooms.

“The IIAS can now arrange lectures of eminent scholars in Shimla which can be viewed by students across the country,” said a spokesman of the institute.

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