The Impact Of COVID-19 On Children And Adolescents: An Indianperspectives And Reminiscent Model

Document Type : Primary Research paper


1 Research scholar, Department of Social work Central University of Kerala

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Social work Central University of Kerala


This article summarizes and analyses the available data regarding the impact of Covid 19 on the care and well-being of children (5-9 years old) and adolescents (10-19 years old) in India. The Study used ' Snowball retrieval strategy 'The authors identified peer-reviewed studies, reports, and government articles relevant to the research question published between January 2020 and April 2021.The study finds that children and adolescents are highly vulnerable to the pandemic and also the effects are diverse and require immediate attention.The evaluation highlights the disproportionately more vulnerability of younger children and teenage girls within in the regions of education, home violence, child marriage, home workload, and mental health. The study proposes a Psychosocial Response Model for Pandemic Management (PRP Model) in unique connection with youngsters and adolescent’s population in the country.