India, May 23 -- When 13-year-old Aria Puri received a Macbook Air from her parents on her birthday last year, little did she imagine that she would be attending her first day of Class 9 on her laptop.

Puri, a student of Amity International School, Saket, has been confined to her apartment in Faridabad's Kenwood Towers society since March 16, when the Delhi government announced the closure of schools to arrest the spread of the coronavirus disease in the national Capital, where 12910 persons have been infected till date.

The new academic year for Puri began on March 23 with online classes. Since then, her schedule has changed.

"I like to prepare for my classes. I wake up at around 7 am and go for a jog before they begin. People have been...