A committee of Parliament on Tuesday suggested to the Ministry of Education that students of 10th and 12th grades should be given a big ‘question bank’ and these questions should be given in the board examinations to make up for the incomplete studies due to coronavirus epidemic. To go Sources associated with the standing committee related to education said that the ministry officials informed the committee on the impact of Kovid-19 on school education.
There have been reports that many children were unable to study through digital classrooms due to lack of internet facility. According to sources, the committee members also questioned the practicality of online classes for children from poor families. Chairman of the committee and BJP MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe said that the ministry should have disseminated the telecast of various subjects by Doordarshan and All India Radio through advertisements and other means.
Sources said that the BJP MP described Doordarshan and All India Radio as more economical than internet facility and said that both these mediums have wide reach in the country. It is noteworthy that Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank had announced recently that the board exams for class 10th and 12th will be held this time between May 5 and June 21.
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