To his address to the nation on 14th April 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared that the lockdown in view of the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in India will have to be extended till May 3, 2020.
However, government order states “Online teaching/ distance learning to be encouraged.”
It emphasizes on the use of online teaching or distance learning via various available resources such as:
a) All educational, training, coaching institutions etc. shall remain closed.
b) However, these establishments are expected to maintain the academic schedule through online teaching.
c) Maximum use of Doordarshan (DD) and other educational channels may be made for teaching purposes.