Using 2GB jio data, Govt School teacher in Kashmir creates an app, website to help students in India

There is no hiding from the fact that the whole world is in a state of shock after the novel coronavirus pandemic impacted lakhs of people’s lives. The speed with which corona is spreading seems unstoppable.

The novel coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China, is bent upon killing human beings, eliminating them. Dark clouds loomed large over India as the number of coronavirus cases is exponentially increasing. In India alone, the confirmed positive cases of coronavirus have surpassed 3 Million so far, while at least 56,883 people have died in the country from the infection.

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a major impact on education. Students are not attending school. Now, because of Covid-19, there is no option but to adopt online education.

Meanwhile, In a significant development, a government school teacher from the border area of Uri in Baramulla district of North Kashmir has created a school website as well as an Android application that will help students to get online education.

Aijaz Sheikh, a resident of Chandanwari village of Uri, is a lecturer in IT. He has used the 2G data network available in Kashmir to fashion this website and then proceeded to make an Android app for the students from his school, Government Higher Secondary Nambla Uri.

“This should have taken me just 15 days, but it took me around 3 months to get it done for the betterment of the students of my school and the staffers there,” Aijaz Sheikh told ANI.

“I along with other teachers decided to work on our school website following which we discussed it with our higher authorities. When the COVID-19 classes started, we also planned how we would start online classes for the students,” he added.

He said that the website came into the picture a few months ago. While the app was launched just 8 to 10 days back and soon, students started downloading the app.

“The students of lower classes will get early exposure to information technology. The school website is addressed as and the android application is named nambla.ourapp,” said Sheikh.

“Our website has a lot of sections including the admission section. Now students can apply for admission online. We also have a result section on the website,” he added.

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