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Coronavirus impact: Kota coaching centres feel the pinch as students stay home


Kota-based test preparation institutes are facing empty classrooms as students are reluctant to return to physical classes amidst COVID-19 concerns.

Manohar Arha, a 49-year-old coaching institute owner at Kota in Rajasthan, always felt that education was a recession-proof sector. But the coronavirus outbreak has proved him wrong, with all the 280 students in his institute going back home in May 2020.

Even as the coaching capital of India is ready to welcome back students, candidates and their parents are not willing to come back. The reason? Safety concerns and fear of not being able to return.

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