Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 3 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday gave the assurance that no student studying in government schools would miss the online classes on account of not having TV or smartphone at home. The government is making arrangements for about 2.26 lakh students in government schools who don’t have TV or Internet access, the CM said while addressing a press conference at the Government Secretariat this evening.
"There are about 41 lakhs students in government schools in the State, not including the Plus One students. June is the time for starting the new academic year and in the Covid scenario, the Education Department devised the plan for online classes through the Victers TV Channel and the social media accounts of Victers channel," he said. "There has been a good response to the initial day’s online classes from students and parents alike. As per the Education Department, 2,26,784 students do not have access to the online class facility." (UNI)