Digital Divide

Amid online studies, 70% school kids stay offline in Odisha's Nabarangpur

The absence of smartphones and seamless internet access has led to many kids in the district leaving studies and helping their parents to eke out a living by gathering forest produce.

published on : 8th July 2021

In a first, Jharkhand starts radio classes to reach out to children in rural areas

According to officials in the School Education and Literacy Department, initially, only 10-minute sessions will be taken which may be extended according to the response from the students.

published on : 30th June 2021

Group of Adivasi youths to build library for kids in Visakhapatnam district

As the primary school in Devarapalle remains closed, the new library will be a safe learning place for students without toxic competition, says the group.

published on : 28th June 2021

Class timings changed to help students access phones in Jharkhand

As per data state government data, over 65 per cent government school students have no access to online classes conducted centrally in Jharkhand for over 42 lakh students from I to XII.

published on : 7th June 2021

Tough Supreme Court posers to Centre on Covid-19 vaccine policy, digital divide in India

The court then gave two weeks to the Centre to file an affidavit responding to the questions raised during the hearing on the vaccine policy. 

published on : 1st June 2021

Cops turn walls into blackboards after tribal children miss school for over a year in Telangana

In a bid to help children whose education hit a roadblock during lockdown, police started programme in 30 hamlets 

published on : 31st May 2021

Only 44 per cent Telangana girls have access to mobile phones

New survey sheds light on gendered digital divide in 10 States.

published on : 25th January 2021

As the schools shut their doors, this headmaster door-delivered lessons for children

More important than the curriculum is the question of the methods of teaching and the spirit in which teaching is given,” said Bertrand Russel.

published on : 20th December 2020