Online transition

India Today | May 23, 2020 at 10:45 AM
  • Every day, from Monday to Friday, Malhar Mazumdar, 13, a Class 9 student at the Mother’s International School in New Delhi, is ready to go to school at 9 am sharp.
  • To avoid a complete breakdown of the learning process, schools, colleges, technical institutes, universities and even coaching centres have launched online classes to ensure continuity in curriculum and seamless resumption at the end of the lockdown.
  • A KPMG and Google study, done before the COVID-19 outbreak, estimated that the online education market in India was set to grow to $1.96 billion (Rs 14,836 crore), with 9.6 million users, by 2021, up from $247 million (Rs 1,870 crore) and 1.6 million users in 2016.