Effect of COVID-19 and Lockdown on Education System

As we all know India is facing a pandemic situation due to coronavirus. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all the systems not only in India but also in the World. It has affected the educational system all over the World. Most government around the world has closed the educational system of their country to reduce the spread of coronavirus.
As in present situation, it is spreading very fast. 8000-10,000 new cases tests positive for coronavirus daily. In this situation, the reopening of schools, colleges and universities is uncertain. It is not safe for students. No doubt, this is an important time for education sector because entrance exams of several universities and competitive exams are held during this time. Many state boards and cbse board exams are pending, which is an important part of a students life. Exams of all universities are pending.
The immediate solution of coronavirus is necessary because of these days passes, it will not only be a short term impact in India but also can cause social and economic consequences. Closure of schools and colleges has affected round 600 million learners across the world.
The lockdown has generated uncertainty over the exam cycle. University may face impact on the internships and placements of the students and lower fees collection that can create hurdle in managing the working capital.
According to government instructions, schools has started online teaching. Technology has played an important role in this lockdown period. Students had gone away from the studies. They are not able to understand online as they understand in their schools. Low-income private and government and private schools may not be able to adopt online teaching methods. As a result they had completely shut down due to no access to e-learning solutions. Due to this, the students are in a great loss.
Central and State government need to take some measures for the progress. Time never waits for anyone, it will pass. It cannot be forget that capacity building of young minds is necessary. So there is a need to improve online teaching methods for a better of students.