More students using smartphone for entertainment than study : Survey Report

A Pan India survey of 6229 parents of school children aged 6 to 16 in rural communities across 21 States revealed that more children used smartphone for entertainment rather than for studying. Union Education Minister released the report which was based on a survey conducted by the development intelligence unit. The survey revealed that 49.3% of students in rural India have access to smartphone. However among parents of Children who have access to gadgets 76.7% stated that their children primary use mobile phones to play video games . Of the students with access to gadgets 56.6% downloading and watching movies while 47.3% use them to download and listen to music . Only 34% used the gadgets for study downloads and 18% accessed online learning wire tutorials the survey said .
Source : The Hindu

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