TN: Pandemic Worsened Access to Education for Tribal Community in Anaimalai Hills
The struggle to access education was difficult for these forest-dwelling communities even before the pandemic. Along with the existing digital divide, lack of electricity connection, poor housing, the onset of tCOVID-19 worsened the situation. It has created a massive gap in their education and led to several cases of dropouts. NewsClick visited some tribal settlements in the Anaimalai Hills of the Western Ghats to understand the situation.
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