This week’s #Arthanomics_59 is about the impact of COVID-19 on the education system. Needless to say, education has been one of the most affected areas due to contagion. It has lead to abrupt shutdown of institutions. Though the higher education institutions are trying to get back on the online route. Surveys show that the impact has been disruptive and online education may not be perceived on par with classroom experience. We also talk about infrastructure-related issues specific to India and conclude with few points on the way forward. Do, give it a read and let us know your views.
*The graphs on page 1 show the distribution in terms of internet usage*