Google (GOOGL) and KPMG estimated in a 2017 report that India’s online education market would be worth around $2 billion in 2021, up from $250 million in 2016, with the number of paying users rising to 9.6 million.Those numbers may need significant revision. Raveendran thinks that the current school closures will not only boost online learning but will help to reset India’s education system, with less emphasis on preparing for exams.”Students just memorize, replicate and then forget when the exam is over,” he says. Online learning would enable personalized lesson formats as well as a more engaging, interactive learning process.Anantha Duraiappah is director of UNESCO’s Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development, which has a vision of “transforming education for humanity.””It [online learning] allows the potential of individualized learning and offers the prospect of radically changing a system that frankly has not changed or evolved over the past 300-odd years,” he tells CNN Business.