New Delhi, 23 March 2020 – Coronavirus which has been declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organization has led to the closure of schools, colleges and coaching sectors to a standstill across India. Online education is set to get a boost as students are moving closer to it due to the spread of the virus. The Kerala government has already announced that it will provide extra bandwidth across the state as more people are going to learn online. Other states are expected to follow suit soon.
Board Infinity, a career-tech start-up in the wake of the coronavirus crisis has started #learnsafeonline campaign to ensure that the learning process of students continues despite the virus bringing the entire world to a halt. The #learnsafeonline campaign allows a student to build a strong foundation in the career. People can be part of this campaign by taking up any of the 6 online live class programs hosted by Board Infinity by donating a small amount Rs 10 & at the same time, a certificate will be provided to the students. #learnsafeonline. All proceeds from this will go towards a Coronavirus relief fund. The learners along with the Board Infinity will be contributing same amount for each enrollment.
In the words of Abhay Gupta, Co-founder– Board Infinity, “Students and working professionals can fully utilize free time which they got due to the closure of colleges and workplaces by learning online and build a strong foundation in the career field of their choice. India’s education system is fractured and graduating students are unable to meet the talent requirement set by the job industry. The sprouting ed-tech industry has come to the rescue of the students by filling in the gaps between the job-seekers and job-givers.”