(a) whether the Karnataka Open Universityâs ambitious plan to take education to every nook and corner of the State for the last three years has failed to take-off due to financial constraints;
(b) if so, whether despite giving a detailed programme to the Government of Karnataka in 1999 to take education opportunities to poor people of the state, this proposal is gathering dust;
(c) if so, the main reasons for not implementing the said plan;
(d) whether the Government have been requested to provide funds to implement the said schemes; and
(e) if so, the extent to which the Union Government have agreed to provide help and assistance to State Government for implementing the scheme?