Earlier this month, a government-appointed committee submitted guidelines on school education during COVID. In this interview, Dr Niranjanaradhya, a committee member, explains how they tried to tackle the issue.
Many believe that online classes are not feasible given the digital divide. In this interview, Shukla Bose, founder of Parikma schools that cater to children from slums, discusses why learning is in fact critical for marginalised children now and how Parikrma has dealt with the situation.
As nearly 1000 COVID cases are being reported from Bengaluru everyday now, the state government has promised more ambulances, the Sunday curfew is back, and volunteers are being inducted for contact tracing. Read more in our weekly news roundup.