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Rural children enrolment in schools declines during pandemic: Survey 

The Tribune | 31/01/2022 06:55 PM | Click to read full article

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the Indian education system and there has been a decline in the enrolment of rural children in the age group of 6-14 years in schools, according to the Economic Survey 2021-22.

It also said that the shift towards online education during the pandemic led to the increased digital divide between the haves and have-nots.