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2) How is Internet access different from digital literacy? What is the role of digital literacy? Discuss the current status of digital literacy in India.(250 words)

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2) How is Internet access different from digital literacy? What is the role of digital literacy? Discuss the current status of digital literacy in India.(250 words)

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Why this question:

The article captures the discussion as to why the right to Internet access and digital literacy should be recognized as a right in itself.

Key demand of the question:

One has to explain and differentiate the two concepts- Digital literacy and Internet access and explain in what way the two are complementary to each other while establishing the status of digital literacy in India. 

Directive:

DiscussThis is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

In brief discuss what is meant by internet access and digital literacy.

Body:

The question is straightforward; one has to differentiate between internet access and digital literacy. Explain the points of information literacy, digital divide and the current status of digital literacy in India in detail.

Take hints from the article and justify your answer with suitable examples wherever required.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward.