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Author(s): Prashant Shukla, Jini Shukla, Ajay Singh, Sudhir Kumar Upadhyay

Email(s): prashant.shukla@tnu.in

Address: Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, School of Science and Technology, The Neotia University, WB, India
Director, Zenith, Raipur, CG, India
Lecturer, G.H.S.S. Durg, CG, India
Research Scholar, Department of Mass Communication, Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya Raipur, Chhattisgarh-492010, India

Published In:   Volume - 34,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021

DOI: 10.52228/JRUB.2021-34-1-4  

The Covid-19 induced strict measures like strict lockdown caused schools to be shut down. The classes turned into non-contact and online. This caused children and adolescents to stay at home and take classes from the comfort of their rooms. The lockdown had a positive impact on sleep pattern of children and adolescents as they are not under pressure to wake up early nor they have serious deadlines to submit homework. The data of children and adolescents were collected by the means of questionnaire which was distributed to them. The questionnaire was taken back and analysed. The lack of pressure on students has helped them get positive sleep patterns. Of 44 respondents who took part in the study 68% reported change in sleep time. Out of these 88% were from urban area. Similarly, 57% respondents reported sleeping better during the lockdown and subsequent unlock periods. 68% students experienced that they do not require help in waking up which was around 41% before Covid-19 induced lockdown. This happened because students wake up late as there was no pressure to wake up early. This study again provided evidence in support of late start of school. The policy makers and school administrators should consider the increasing amount of evidence and change the school timings in such a way that student is not forced to wake up too early.

Cite this article:
Shukla et al. (2021). Covid-19 related School Closure Impact on School going Children & Adolescents of Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Journal of Ravishankar University (Part-B: Science), 34(1), pp. 29-34.DOI: https://doi.org/10.52228/JRUB.2021-34-1-4

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