RASHTRIYA SHIKSHA AAYOG
Government tweaks funding pattern of 17 key central schemes
In a major decision that could adversely affect social sector schemes, funding pattern of 17 centrally-sponsored schemes have been brought down to 60:40 between the Centre and states.
Govt to revamp farm growth plan with ‘Raftaar’
The revamped plan will have strategies on how to do that. It will also introduce couple of mor...
Government's higher education scheme likely to get Rs 500 crore
Government's ambitious programme aiming at increasing enrolment in higher educational institutions is likely to get Rs 500 crore for financial year 2013-14.
Government to 'institutionalise' the memory of APJ Abdul Kalam
The government said it will "institutionalise" the memory of late President A P J Abdul Kalam for his glorious contributions in diverse fields.
PM Narendra Modi for aptitude test for all students
He made the observations while reviewing progress of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan at a high-level meeting.
Govt planning scheme to incentivise states to improve higher education
The proposed Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) is part of the government effort to increase enrolment in higher education institutions to 30% by 2020.
PM Modi forms 3 sub-groups of Chief Ministers under NITI Aayog
The NITI Aayog would constitute three sub-groups of chief ministers to study the 66 centrally sponsored schemes.
From schools to universities, Modi government plans overhaul of education
School students will be asked to evaluate their teachers and a university may be started for teacher training.
Tamil Nadu takes exception to Centre reducing share in SSA scheme
Besides, it was also against the assurance given in the Union Budget 2015-16, which has also been voted by the Parliament.
Human Resources Development minister Smriti Irani to discuss education reforms at RSS meet
Irani is expected to meet senior functionaries of RSS,representatives of affiliated outfits, on to discuss education reforms, making this first formal meeting with the Sangh this year.
Kerala CM Oommen Chandy wants Centre's share in central schemes at 75%
Kerala today made a strong pitch for a higher share of the Centre in new centrally-sponsored schemes (CSS), which it said should be at 75 per cent.
Probe on into reports of irregularities: Kapil Sibal
Union Human Resource Development minister Kapil Sibal today said an inquiry was on into reports of irregularities in various Centrally-sponsored schemes.
Congress files complaint with CBI against MP government
Ajay Singh, filed a complaint with the CBI today, alleging that Rs 13.28 cr was allotted by the MP government, to benefit an organisation, to purchase a magazine meant to be distributed in government schools, in violation of norms.
Plans to offer higher education in 22 regional languages
It is proposed that the policy include clauses which state that, wherever possible, the medium of instruction in higher education should be in the mother tongue and steps should be taken by the authorities to incentivise and fund the opening of new higher education institutes which has the medium of instruction in the mother tongue.
The clue to India's future fuel is in your tea cup
Tea-estates are using methanol burners to dry tea leaves that add colour and flavour to your cuppa every morning.
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