Education via Mohalla Classes in Jharkhand’s Dhumarthar Village

Nidhi Gahlot | September 29th, 2020 . 8:04 pm




Amid covid-19 Pandemic, when most of the students in the remote areas are not able to get proper education due to lack of mobile connectivity. Students of a middle school at Dumarthar village in Jharkhand’s Dumka district are being taught in a very unique manner.

In Dumarthar, the Walls of the houses are turned into blackboard in Dumarthar. Since the students cannot come to the schools, so the teachers have taken the education to the doorstep of their students. Parents and teachers are teaching them together and are ensuring that education the remains accessible to every student.

With the help of loudspeakers, blackboards and a few volunteers, teachers of the nearby villages are ensuring that their students’ can get proper education using these ‘mohalla classes’.

Tapan Kumar Das, the principal of the local school said that from Classes 3 to 8, teachers and volunteers teach them. One group is divided into various sub-groups who are handled by these volunteers.

For more detail, read at The Indian Express