How Online Education Has Created a Digital Divide in India

This essay discusses how online education has created a digital divide in India (Tripura, Odisha, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, and Jharkhand). The author highlighted how this became clear when the Covid-19 pandemic changed how people had to teach and learn. The author detailed how less than 50% of people in urban areas have internet access and a digital device, and less than 20% of people in rural areas do. The author also mentioned how teachers have problems too because they may not know how to operate online devices and the technology required to teach classes online.
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