Keywords : Digital Divide
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 7, Pages 6199-6206
E-learning has been adopted as a way of use of information technology in education institutions and becoming an integral part of the learning process. With e-learning, anyone can access information without being restricted to knowledge of distance, time, and space. India has a population of 34 crore studentsand with most of the institutions of higher education dependent on the conventional ‘Gurushishya Parampara’ of the physical classroom learning process. The COVID-19 pandemic has been badly disrupted the education system in India. To eradicate this serious issue of educational disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the only way to establish a consistent structure for the next course of action is to transition to e-learning, where both teachers and students need to turn to a digital platform.Whereas parents need to do so performing the position of administrator cum facilitator in such a way that minimal disturbance is caused to the education. The specific objective of this paper is to assess the role of E-Learning in India during COVID-19 and what are initiatives, challenges, and opportunities with reasonable solutions.