1. It has been wisely said “education is the passport to the future‖. But
what if some passports are better than others, giving the holder access to a
better mode and method of education and in turn, a more prosperous future.
2. Inequality in education has been around long before Covid-19, but
the pandemic has exacerbated the same by adding another strand/element
to it, namely, digital divide.
3. The unparalleled education disruption from the Covid-19 pandemic
is far from over, as despite lapse of nearly six months, Union of India and
Government of NCT of Delhi (for short “GNCTD”) are yet to announce a
date for reopening of physical classroom for elementary schools.
4. According to UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, the Covid-19
pandemic has the potential to exacerbate entrenched inequalities and waste
untold human potential as well as undermine decades of progress.
Source: Indian Kanoon