November 2020 \ Diaspora News \ COVER STORY—INDIA AND AFGHANISTAN

On 25 April, 2020, a special Ariana Afghan Airlines ...

By Nayan Chakravarty

While Corona might take time to withdraw from our lives and psyche, education and learning will need to continue with adherence to timelines. Technology is surely the saviour everyone has placed high hopes on, and it hasn’t disappointed. Policy and infrastructure enablement for education technology, if done timely, will ease the apprehensions of many students studying outside of Afghanistan.

So, for Afghan students who consider India a home away from home, that Afghan place in Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar or the chai shop in Chandigarh, may still be temporarily out of bounds, but their alma mater, knowledge and education will be closer home and always right at their fingertips. Thanks to modern education technology.

—The writer is a Technology Champion who has worked on multiple projects in the Silicon Valley. He can be reached at

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