The power of technology can never be under-estimated. With a huge population of 1.31 billion people in the country, the ratio of technology has highly increased in the last few years. With around 140 million mobile phone users and being a country for the second most social site users, India has a huge opportunity to grow in this field and to grasp the positive vibes of technology which is in the field of education, medicine, defence, business and much more.
With huge responsibility in digital technology, Prime Minister Modi has introduced initiatives like Digital India. This is to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. Digital India is a concept to change the education system in India. It is a program that bridges the literacy slippage.
This is by delivering education through digital platforms to children and teachers. It gives an opportunity to access learning sources to a global platform. This is by providing reachability to teachers and breaking the barriers. Which is to gain quality education through physical classes.
Benefits of Digital India
Our kids are growing in a very different world than that of their parents. Cell phones, computers, YouTube, Netflix, and Facebook are regular in daily lives. Even toys are digital, and many are programmable. When we talk about Digital India, we can think of complete digitalization.
Each and every Indian citizen starting with children should be independent digitally for which we need to create digital infrastructure as a utility for every child. It is one of the most important things to know how to use these technologies.
The importance of technology in schools is so evident in today’s generation. Students who are not computer savvy will struggle in the future, as most tasks in competing with others require some type of computer work.
There are huge benefits of digital learning in transforming a child’s life. Some of these are: Motor Skills, Decision Making, Visual Learning, Cultural Awareness, Improved Academic Performance, Inventiveness, etc. Moreover, coding is also proving to be the magic of technology.
Digital literacy is one component that makes a child responsible and dutiful and dedicated to work. This is how they utilize technology to interact with the world around them.