What is happening around us is soul crushing. Scenes of bodies burning in overwhelmed crematoriums have become the face of our nation.
On Wednesday night, the Maharashtra government announced a series of restrictions called "Breaking the Chain" to combat the deadly increase in coronavirus cases in the state.
Women are subject to violence not only from husbands but also from members of both the natal and the marital home. Girls and women in India are usually less privileged than boys in terms of their position in the family and society and in terms of access to material resources.
The ongoing humanitarian crisis in the repercussions of the current global health crisis is real. Our planning and preparation in the middle of the current lockdown can save the lives of women, men, and children and can help to build a strong economic foundation for the economy of our country.
Physical and social distancing does not means distancing with your personal virtues of politeness and care.
Online education has manifested the futility of having a plethora of Facilitation and Regional Centres in remote places when every activity can be integrated, networked and linked together easily by having a fewer Control/Command centres.
Now that the PRC made aggressive attempts as per all the three strategic designs and India lead by Narendra Modi had so far successfully stood up to the challenge, it is time for the nation to attempt a mid course assessment of the developments for the simple reason that in the context of Corona the country has 'miles to go before we sleep'.
MHRD, under the able guidance of Minister Dr Pokhriyal, has been working hard on integration of technology in education through various initiatives such as Operation Digital Board, E-Pathshala, DIKSHA, VIDYADAAN, SWAYAM, SWAYAM PRABHA and #BharatPadheOnline.