How a 'local-to-local' education strategy worked out for students of rural Odisha

Odisha, April 19 (IANS/ 101Reporters) Ten-year-old Abha* got a break from her routine when the primary school of Katimaha village, under Tikabali block, was ordered shut due to the Covid-19 outbreak. A student of Class 5, Abha was initially "happy about it" because it felt like a vacation. Little did she know that this supposed holiday would be prolonged to limits she had neither expected nor wanted.
 
How a 'local-to-local' education strategy worked out for students of rural OdishaBy Naba Kishor Pujari