Impact of COVID-19 on Rural Areas of Hamirpur District of Himachal Pradesh

  • Dr Shashi Punam and Dr Lekh Raj Verma
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  • Dr Shashi Punam

    Head of Division of Humanities and Social Sciences at Career Point University, Hamirpur, HP, India

  • Dr Lekh Raj Verma

    Associate Professor at Department of Commerce and Management, Career Point University, Hamirpur, HP, India

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We live in a digital world and it has given us the key to knowledge. Now we all know where CORONA originated, China. The COVID-19 pandemic is considered as the most crucial global health calamity of the century and the greatest challenge that the humankind faced since the 2nd World War. Coronaviruses is a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). However, learning has not stopped but is now fully taking place online as schools and universities provide remote schooling. Same decision occupied by India in all states of including Himachal Pradesh. With this paper attempts to gain a better understanding of how impact of COVID-19 on rural areas of Hamirpur District of Himachal Pradesh. In this paper we found and estimates for a few selected villages of Himachal Pradesh consistently indicate that, on average, students will suffer a learning loss.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 3223 - 3238


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