Unable to attend online class, school student ends life in Kerala

Yolanda Curtis
June 2, 2020

These modules, titled First Bell, are telecast through the KITE-Victers channel from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm on weekdays and then shared digitally through the Victers website and social media platforms such as Facebook and youTube.

According to DDE K.S. Kusumam, out of the eight lakh students in Malappuram, the most populated district in the State, as many as 64,000 now do not have facilities for online classes.

Kerala education minister Prof C Raveendran has sought a report about the incident.

According to a report by NDTV, around 1.2 lakh laptops, more than 7,000 projectors and almost 4,545 TV sets have been made available for the school students for the first week of online classes. There will be a re-telecast of the sessions in the evenings and on weekends. The television channel is available on major cable and DTH networks. The teachers and the parents should ensure that the children attend the online class.


"She was very smart in studies, she grasped things easily".

The department said that for students whose households dont have TV, smartphone or an internet connection, opportunities for viewing the classes must be made available.

"I wish all the students a wonderful academic session". The CBSE schools and colleges across Kerala will also begin their online classes on Monday.

Students can also attend classes by using public libraries, and Akshaya centres in the state will remain open for the needy students. We had collected details from all students who don't have access to smartphones or the internet and had handed over details to district level officers,"he added. Class teachers must engage with the students before-hand to understand the limitations he/she may face", the government statement read. But by evening her dead body was found on the premises of an abandoned house in a nearby locality.


"At least 45 lakh students and their parents are in front of the channel for the classes". In Wayanad, 21,653 students or 15% of the students in the district, had no access to TV, computers or smartphones.

It may be recalled that the training for primary schoolteachers in Kerala started on May 14 via the KITE Victers channel and online mode.The training sessions were held daily at 10.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.

The government will take feedback from all stakeholders. SSK volunteers, teachers and local body members are coordinating measures to make the arrangements. "The correction mechanism will be a people's movement", he said.


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