Union HRD minister is holding a live webinar on 5 May 2020 at 12pm on Twitter to address the queries of students quaries regarding education and mental health. In the webinar 'Education Minister Goes Live' HRD Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal is answering the questions about online classes that are taking place amid lockdown and the academic future of students. Union Minister is all set to have a discussion with parents and students. He urges the students to send in their queries on May 5, at 12 PM by commenting on his tweet with #educationministergoeslive. Many students have expressed their concerns about the hike in school fees despite the orders being passed by Central Government not to do the same.
The HRD minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal to hold Online live webinar named 'Education Minister Goes Live' on May 5. Posted on twitter about the live session with HRD minister and has invited queries from the students for the same. Schools and colleges have been shut down in the wake of ongoing crisis and resulting lockdown and social distancing norms. In order to be regular with the studies, online classes are taking place but due to poor connection and non- availability of internet services with some, it is creating a divide.
HRD Ministry has come up with various initiatives to ensure that studies are not getting hampered due to lockdown. One such initiative under which HRD minister will have a discussion with parents will take place on 5 May @12pm. Earlier the similar kind of online live webinar was held on 27 April. Parents asked questions dealing with school fees & Online classes.
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In his social media tweet HRD Minister on Saturday intimated about the 5 May webinar for students to ask their quarries to Education Minister. The live webinar will be organized for Students to address their quarries related to Education/ Studies / Exams/ Covid19 affect of Educational system and tentative ideas of resume of academic sessions.
Some parents have also shown concern about the online classes taking place for their 5 year old kids which may cause a negative impact on children. Most of the queries dealt with postponement of board exams and regarding college admissions. Some even expressed concern about exam dates for competitive exams.
Akhilesh Kumar Mishra- Dear Sir, I am in class 12 my Computer Science exam is still remaining it can be evaluted on the basis of pre- board. Sir there is internet issue in my locality please help. #EducationMinisterGoesLive
Shreeya Dasa- Respected sir, When are we going to have the JEE exams? And can you please give us an update on board exams?#EducationMinisterGoesLive