Insights into Editorial: Bridging the digital divide in education

  Context: While the pandemic has accelerated education online, it has also exposed a deep digital divide, with more than 30% students not having access to online learning. This has increased the focus on building inclusive solutions in EdTech. A ray of hope in this context is the National Digital Educational Architecture (NDEAR), the blueprint …

Consequences of growing digital divide:

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Protection of vulnerable sections of the society.   Consequences of growing digital divide Context: The Supreme Court has flaggedthe consequences of growing digital divide. It observed, the digital divide caused by online classes will defeat the fundamental right of every child to education.   How have online classes impacted children? …

Digital India has empowered the nation by creating opportunities for individuals, expansion of businesses and growth of economy on the whole. Given its potential, it is paramount that this ‘digital revolution’ must take into account concerns regarding equity and affordability. Examine.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 5. Digital India has empowered the nation by creating opportunities for individuals, expansion of businesses and growth of economy on the whole. Given its potential, it is paramount that this ‘digital revolution’ must take into account …

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT, BIODIVERSITY

Question 1  “The economies that fail to implement comprehensive national broadband strategies risk losing ground in global competitiveness and may fall behind in the delivery of societal benefits from ICTs”. In the light of the statement trace the efforts of Indian government in bridging the ‘Digital Divide’. (200 words) Source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/digital-divide-widens-even-as-costs-drop-globally/article3988613.ece http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/reducing-digital-divide-vital-manmohan/article5538125.ece http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-kerala/eliteracy-will-reduce-digital-divide-pm/article5540324.ece http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/digital-divide-still-wide-in-developing-world-study/article4612266.ece http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-andhrapradesh/towards-bridging-the-digital-divide/article2980659.ece …