CHALLENGES OF ONLINE LEARNING: DIGITAL INEQUALITY IN THE CONTEXT OF INDIA
The 21st Century is the era of science and technology where the world has witnessed the possibilities of the shift from the traditional mode of learning to digital or online learning. In India also, the acceptance of online learning has been spreading very fast due to its accessibility, affordability etc. The government of India is supporting online education because of its potential to improve the quality of education and has made efforts to make digital learning available to students in every corner of the country. But in the developing countries like India, It is still not becoming possible to provide proper digital infrastructure to each and every individual of the country. This paper attempts to study the advantages and disadvantages of online learning in India highlighting digital inequality as its one of the major challenges.