Hyderabad: About 95 out of 150 girls of IX and X standard from poor financial and social backgrounds got smartphones to be able to attend online classes, thanks to their teacher’s appeal through social media. The teacher appealed for donation of used phones. While Vedantu, a live-online interactive tutoring platform donated 75 new smartphones, individuals gave 20 used or new ones. “The attendance at online classes used to be alarmingly low, below 20 percent. We now hope most of the girls get back to serious studies,” hopes S Anitha , principal of the Telangana social welfare residential school for girls at Mominpet in Vukarabad district, adjoining Hyderabad. Implement law against love jihad in Maharashtra too, demands Warkari councilThey have requested officials of the district administration and police administration to convey the views of the organization to the state government in Maharashtra. The Covid-19 pandemic is continuing to play havoc with the studies of children from poor backgrounds. The teachers have identified that most of the parents can neither afford a separate smartphone for their children nor spare their phones, which is essential for them to get work calls. When she saw the attendance not improving, Anitha feared that those not… Read full this story
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