CBPS engaging with the issues emanating out of the COVID-19 Pandemic

CBPS has engaged with the issue of pandemic and its implications on various issues such as education and work, and published a few newspaper articles both in print and digital media. In some cases, our opinions were covered by the newspaper articles. Some of these are listed here:

  • As part of the #BackToSchool Campaign launched by Youth Ki Awaaz, the CBPS Team has written an article titled, ‘Can Education In India Go Online If Most Girls Are Left Behind?’. It was published in Youth Ki Awaaz on 11 July 2020.
  • Confluence (Science, Scientists and Society), Indian Academy of Sciences has published an article by Dr. Jyotsna Jha titled, ‘New’ Directions in Higher Education in India after COVID-19?’ on 22 June 2020.
  • Deccan Herald published an article by Dr. Jyotsna Jha titled, ‘Needed: A new economic order’ on 4 June 2020.
  • The Wire published an article titled, ‘What a Survey of Children in Bihar Revealed About Online Schooling’ written by Dr. Jyotsna Jha and Ms. Neha Ghatak. It was published on 25 May 2020.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for her views by the Bangalore Mirror for an article titled, ‘Is it time to reduce cost of living in Karnataka?’. It was published on 30 April 2020.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for her views by the Times of India for an article titled, ‘K’taka braces for Rs. 1.2L cr hit in April’. It was published on 29 April 2020.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for her views by the Bangalore Mirror for an article titled, ‘Does Karnataka have an exit strategy? Hospitals have the ‘beds case scenario”. It was published on 28 April 2020.
  • Deccan Herald published an article by Dr. Jyotsna Jha titled, ‘Death was cheap in India till coronavirus arrived’ on 22 April 2020.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for her views by the Times of India for an article titled, ‘Hit hard, Karnataka gets only Rs 396 crore from Centre to fight Covid-19’. It was published on 6 April 2020.