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From illness to wellness: Let’s work towards ‘Resilience’

The unprecedented spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected mental wellbeing, alongside its physical and social constrictions. The mental health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in India has been significant, is ongoing, and will persist for a long time. One in every seven Indian suffers from mental illness, and about 45.7 million people have been reported to be prone to depression and…

A Note on Big Data and Higher Education

The global pandemic has thrown a critical challenge to India’s higher education institutions (HEIs) in carrying out its day-to-day administrative operations, governance and educational services in a traditional way.  As the whole process had gone digital mode, the decline in infection and returning to normalcy may not completely bring down the digital trajectory which was in pre-covid times. …

Digital Technologies for Public Health: Lessons from the Covid Era!

The year 2020 was supposed to be a watershed moment in public health history, where several goals and targets were set forth. The Global Burden of Diseases list was continually fluctuating, with the non-communicable diseases competing with infectious diseases for supremacy in terms of mortality and morbidity. The sudden deluge of the COVID19 pandemic disrupted the health ecology in the global…

EdTechs in the Indian Education sector

- its relevance before and during pandemic

 

As author and educator George Couros put it, "Technology will never replace great teachers, but technology in the hands of great teachers is transformational."

The 21st century is regarded as an era of technology. Technology is playing a prominent role and its impact can be felt in every sector…