The initiative is aimed at facilitating online classes, which have become the order of the day after the pandemic denied access to classrooms.
Thanks to education apps, the gap in education that would have engulfed an entire generation of children in the pandemic has been largely bridged
The money will be transferred to the students' accounts within three weeks, said CM Mamata Banerjee.
The boom in online education technology triggered by the pandemic has not remained limited to the formal schooling industry.
There are a host of reasons, from better infrastructure to lower taxes that have fuelled a surge in FDI. But underneath all that, something more fundamental is stirring.
If anything, it has deeply impacted character development of children, many of whom endure lack of access to technology to sustain online classes.
Panel says schools violating order will lose recognition, face fines; Lengthy online classes affecting students’ health.
Reduced access to the outside world, loss of perks that came with going to school every day, and the abrupt halt to therapy sessions, have not made the transition any easier.
The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed institutes of higher education between a rock and a hard place.
A bench passed this order in an appeal filed by several parents.
Stating that lack of access to technology is a major reason why students don’t attend classes, government school teachers in rural areas say less than 50 per cent of students attend digital classes.
It seems the concept is already popular amongst the students as 66.8% are aware of the announcement.
Older teachers continue to struggle with online teaching tools as their schools have not organised any training sessions to help them make a seamless transition from physical to digital classes
Digital lessons being broadcast on T-SAT Vidya, Nipuna, DD Saptagiri and DD Yadagiri
Although India is said to have the lowest data prices in the world, even that can be high enough to force kids out of class.