Online learning has widened the scope of education and transcended it beyond classroom boundaries. India is witnessing a digital revolution with new 500 million users set to join the bandwagon of the internet revolution.
E-learning opens a Pandora box of resources in front of both students and teachers, the access to which they wouldn’t have had earlier irrespective of their status and location.
Projections show that the e-learning market worldwide is forecast to surpass 243 billion US dollars by 2022. It clearly shows that e-learning has become a global trend, and more and more people are preferring it over traditional classrooms.
The government of India has taken some strong steps to push for digital reform in the country. It is a strong supporter of e-learning.
As per the website of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, the government has been financially supporting R&D projects in the area of E-Learning at various academic educational institutes.
Internet boom has been a major catalyst for the growth of online learning and with more than 500 million new internet users, the boost for online learning will only better itself.
E-learning is aggressively making inroads into the Indian education ecosystem and its impact is not limited to schools and institutes of higher education.