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E-learning to be new normal as govt plans TV channel for schoolkids

Infectious disease hospital blocks to come up in all districts; public health labs to manage pandemics

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e-learning | Nirmala Sitharaman | health care

Sohini Das & Vinay Umarji  |  Mumbai/Ahmedabad 

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made three announcements on Sunday that will help make India’s health as well as education infrastructure pandemic-ready. One, to have infectious disease hospital blocks in all districts.

Two, to have integrated public health labs in all districts and block levels to manage pandemics. And, three, launch of one TV channel each for classes I to XII under PM e-Vidya initiative. At a time when a large number of population still does not have internet access, especially in rural areas, education through TV will help boost school education, said ...

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First Published: Sun, May 17 2020. 22:53 IST
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