Open and Distance Education under the Umbrella of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

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Open and distance education altogether has a different meaning as far Information and communication technology is concerned. Open and distance education is becoming more popular because Information and communication technology is helpful in meeting the requirements of Open and distance education. Because of limited resources in the old distance education system, the need of the hour is using the Information and communication technology. The paper discusses the bottlenecks and scope of communication, processing and information transfer. The paper also explains the security issues of a service in terms of its availability, authenticity, confidentiality and access control so that one can ensure a service to the utmost satisfaction of a learner in open distance education system.