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Govt School Teacher in Madhya Pradesh Runs Mobile School on Scooter

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Mobile library set-up by govt school teacher (Image Source: Twitter/ANI)

The government school teacher bought five phones to download educational videos and show them to kids from humble backgrounds and help them continue studies.

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  • Last Updated:March 31, 2021, 10:00 IST

The coronavirus pandemic has not only affected the business and job market, but has also had a lasting impact on the education sector. Schools and colleges across India have been shit since mid-March and classes have been shifted online. However, there is a section of students who cannot afford amenities like a smartphone or a laptop to access online classes.

It is in times of absolute disdain that the most humane side of mankind comes out. Proving this theory right is a government school teacher who has set up a small school and a library on his two-wheeler. Chandra Shrivastavatakes around his scooty to villages of Sagar district in Madhya Pradesh. He told news agency ANI that the schools in the area have been shut for a really long time due to the coronavirus pandemic. Most people in these areas are from humble backgrounds and do not have smartphones.

Chandra usually holds his classes under a tree using a small microphone. The agency in its report has also said that he provides some books free of cost to children, while some he gives on a condition of return within a stipulated period of time.

The report adds that parents of the children who are benefiting because of Chandra’s efforts are thankful to him. He told the agency that there is a big network problem in some villages in the area. Thus he has purchased phones to show the students the downloaded videos.

“Unavailability of mobile network is also a major problem in many areas. Keeping this in mind, I bought 5 smartphones that I give to students of my class. Students can keep the books of the library for 2-3 days,” Govt school teacher Chandra Has Shrivastava in Sagar told ANI.

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