Mind the Gap! a Visual Journey Across the Indian Divide
For change to happen – the foundation needs to be destroyed and rebuilt.
The issue is not 'it will not work' but 'when will it' 'how can I help'.
Stagnation is tantamount to death!
The need for change is now.
What kinds of divides exist in a developing country like India? How are researchers handling the divides? Why restrict to digital divisions?
Let us look at the divisions that face us – especially from the developing part of the world. A look at the divides that face India (and the rest of the world):
Generation: from boomer to zoomer;
Location – urban, rural and everything in between;
Technology – haves and have-nots.
A combination of the above gives rise to social inequalities in our society – for which research has a direct resonance effect. Now, what does this mean for research in general and democratic participation as a whole?