Issues And Challenges in Bringing ICT Enabled Education To Rural India

Dr. Shradha H. Budhedeo
2016 International Journal Of Scientific Research And Education  
Three-quarters of India's people reside in the rural areas and 30 percent are below the age of 15 years in their peak formative years of schooling. Nearly a third of rural India is still illiterate. The silver lining is that the enrollment and attendance ratios in rural schools have registered improvement over the past six years. In this situation, ICT enabled education in rural areas can be an innovative option to fill this literacy gap and to upgrade the teaching-learning process in the rural
more » ... rocess in the rural schools for tapping the huge reserves of human resources. In the process of bringing ICTs enabled education to the rural masses, there are many issues and challenges facing the rural education centers. The study explores these challenges and suggests suitable strategies for enabling smooth implementation of ICTs in rural education sphere for ensuring maximum impact and fuller utilization of resources.
doi:10.18535/ijsre/v4i01.01 fatcat:knszpetwjrer5bvkkbqzmdkire