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COVID-19: Only 57% students have required hardware at home to attend online classes, finds survey


NEW DELHI: Only 57 per cent students within the nation have required hardware like laptop, router and printer at house to attend online categories being conducted all over the coronavirus lockdown, according to a survey. The survey, with over 25,000 respondents, also identified problems being confronted by means of students in sharing sources with folks who, as noticed in lots of households, also are working from house.

"Around 57 per cent respondents said they have hardware like computer, tablet, printer and router, required for their children to participate in online classes from home while 43 per cent respondents said they do not have required resources," the survey conducted by means of online platform Local Circles mentioned.

"This means that two in every five parents do not have the necessary equipment to enable their wards to take the online classes which will start sometime in April. Some parents at schools where online classes already started last week expressed how they were letting their child use their computer for online classes and compromising on their work from home," it reported.


Some folks also mentioned that they were having problems to divide the sources among their youngsters.

Several schools and schools have been undertaking online categories for college kids after the government had announced closure of tutorial institutions in view of the coronavirus outbreak within the nation. The schools and schools were closed and checks postponed, atleast a week ahead of the nationwide lockdown was announced by means of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 24.


HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nihank' on Sunday mentioned the government will take a call on whether or not to reopen schools and schools on April 14 after reviewing the placement.


According to the Union Health Ministry, the choice of confirmed novel coronavirus cases within the nation climbed to 3,374 on Sunday while the demise toll rose to 77.


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