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Arpit Arora

Finding multiple needles in numerous haystacks..

COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact affecting a large number of children across states, class, caste, gender and region. In India, school closures have affected 320 million students and only 37.6 million children across 16 states were able to continue education through various initiatives…


Open Data Day | 2021

It’s Open Data Day !

On 6th March, 2021, CivicDataLab along with organisations from around the world is celebrating Open Data Day! (1) On this day, all over the world, there are local events where people come together to use open data in their communities. At CivicDataLab, Open data is a key thread that weaves…


How can FOSS be the solution? Budget 2021–22 recommendations for the state of Uttar Pradesh.

COVID-19 and Education

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the education landscape of India overnight. Educational institutes were compelled to adopt various digital learning alternatives to sustain timely growth of children. In a country where only 4.4% of rural and 23.4% of urban households own computers, the challenge becomes even bigger. Moreover, this gap gets…


A case for Uttar Pradesh by Arpit Arora and Upasana Hembram

Girl Education and India

Although education is a fundamental right in India, according to Census 2011, 1 in 4 children of school going age is out of school in our country and 99 million children in total have dropped out of school in the last 10 years. Out of every 100 children, only 32…

Arpit Arora

Data for education reform.

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