Tamil Virtual Academy

TAMIL VIRTUAL ACADEMY - தமிழ் இணையக் கல்விக்கழகம்

About_us

Introduction and structure
Introduction

Tamil Virtual Academy (TVA) was established as Tamil Virtual University as per the Tamil Nadu Co-operative Societies Act and functioning under the administrative control of the Information Technology Department. TVU was renamed as Tamil Virtual Academy (TVA) on 16th July 2010. The main aim of the TVA is to provide Tamil education through internet for the Tamil Diaspora and to promote Tamil Computing.

TVA's Organisational Structure

TVA is functioning under the guidance of board of directors and general body consisting of academician and officers as members.

General body
  1. Principal Secretary to Government, Information Technology Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. - Member
  2. Director, Tamil Virtual Academy - Member
  3. Secretary to Government (Expenditure), Finance Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. - Member
  4. Principal Secretary to Government, Higher Education Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. - Member
  5. Principal Secretary to Government, School Education Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. - Member
  6. Principal Secretary to Government, Tamil Development and Information Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. - Member
  7. Secretary to Government, Law Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. - Member
  8. Vice – Chairman, Tamil Nadu State Council for Higher Education, Government of Tamil Nadu. - Member
  9. Vice Chancellor, Tamil University, Thanjavur - Member
  10. Vice Chancellor, University of Madras, Chennai. - Member
  11. Managing Director, Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu Limited, Chennai. - Member
  12. Director, Tamil Development Directorate, Chennai. - Member
  13. Chief Executive Officer, TNeGA, Chennai
Board of Directors
  1. Principal Secretary to Government, Information Technology Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. - Chairman
  2. Director, Tamil Virtual Academy - Member Secretary
  3. Secretary to Government (Expenditure), Finance Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. - Member
  4. Principal Secretary to Government, Higher Education Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. - Member
  5. Principal Secretary to Government, School Education Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. - Member
  6. Principal Secretary to Government, Tamil Development and Information Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. - Member
  7. Vice Chancellor, Tamil University, Thanjavur - Member
  8. Managing Director, Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu Limited, Chennai. - Member
  9. Director, Tamil Development Directorate, Chennai. – Member
Organization Chart

Academic Council members
  1. Vice Chancellor, Tamil University. - Chairman.
  2. Director, Tamil Virtual Academy - Executive Member
  3. Director, Tamil Development Department - Member
  4. Director, International Institute of Tamil Studies - Member
  5. Dr. M. Ponnavaiko, Former Director, TVA - Member
  6. Assistant Director (Academic), Tamil Virtual Academy – Member
  7. Assistant Director (Controller of Examinations), Tamil Virtual Academy – Member
  8. Assistant Director (Web Admin), Tamil Virtual Academy – Member
  9. Assistant Director (Digital Library), Tamil Virtual Academy – Member
Library Committee members
  1. Dr. E. Sundramurthy,
    Former Vice Chancellor, Tamil University. - Chairman
  2. Director, Tamil Virtual Academy. - Executive Member
  3. Dr. V. Jayadevan,
    Chief Editor, Tamil Lexicon Revision Project, University of Madras. - Member
  4. Dr. M. Sudandiramuthu,
    Tamil Professor (Retd.), Presidency College, Chennai. - Member
  5. Dr. Ulaganayagi palani,
    Tamil Professor, Stella Mari's College, Chennai. – Member

 

 

Programmes of TVA

The functions of TVA include Internet based Educational Programmes, Development of Tamil computing, Propagation and Digital Library.

Educational Programme
  • Certificate course
  • Higher Certificate course
  • Diploma course
  • Higher Diploma course
  • Degree Course
Development of Tamil Computing
  • Research and development
  • Khan Academy
  • Tamil Tools
  • Tamil Softwares
  • Tamil Software Development Fund
  • Encyclopedia projects
Propagation
  • Kani Tamil Peravai
  • Monthly Lecture
Digital Library
Future Projects
  • e-Asiriyar
  • Preparing standards for Digitization and publish it.
  • Introducing Digital Bibliography for Tamil Books.
  • Converting digitized pages in to searchable text.
  • Converting Tamil text to speech, speech to Tamil text,
  • Developing Mobile Apps for propagating Tamil culture and Heritage
  • Introducing research programme in Tamil and Tamil computing
  • Introducing Courses related to various ancient art forms of Tamils
Vision

The Tamil Virtual Academy aims at providing Internet-based resources and opportunities for the Tamil communities living in different parts of the globe as well as others interested in learning Tamil, Science, Technology, Tamil Computing software and acquiring knowledge of the history, art, literature and culture of the Tamils and to identify, establish, maintain and promote the solutions for the Tamil computing requirements of Tamil Diaspora, Government, Educational, Media and Business institutions.

 
Mission
  • Promoting Tamil Computing.
  • Providing information about Tamil culture and civilization to the Tamil Diaspora and others across the globe.
  • Conducting certificates, higher certificates, Diploma and Degree courses in Tamil.
  • Maintain Tamil Digital Library and digital cultural repository.
  • Providing access to all the above content through www.tamilvu.org
Tamil Virtual Academy Chairman

Chairman, Tamil Virtual Academy

Principal Secretary to Government, Information Technology

Government of Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Virtual Academy Director

Dr. V. P. Jeyaseelan, I.A.S

Director, Tamil Virtual Academy

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Updated Date : 30-10-2017 12:13:51 IST