RASHTRIYA SHIKSHA AAYOG
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.
No language imposition: revised new education policy
The National Educational Commission, in its commitment to multilingualism, has proposed ...
Bihar schools have worst student-teacher ratio, followed by Delhi: HRD
The Right To Education Act, 2009 in its schedule has laid down pupil-t...
Centre sends reminder as Patanjali misses deadlines on setting up first vedic board
The Bhartiya Shiksha Board (BSB) has earned a reminder from the Centre as it races against time to conduct its first board examination by March 2020 that it had committed.
How NEP can revolutionise India's education system
The draft education policy is quite radical in its approach and might evoke resistance from a few quarters.
New education policy seeks to junk 10+2 format, ‘high-stakes’ exams
The policy recommends replacing the current 10+2 schooling format with a 5+3+3+4 structure.
View: Govt's plans for transforming school and higher education need more clarity
The draft policy admits many problems, suggests solutions, but is remarkably sanguine about implementation.
HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal stresses on increasing credibility of open varsities' degrees
During the review meeting, he advised the officers to focus on effective implementation of schemes at the grassroots level.
Ram's work must be done: RSS chief
“Ram's work has to be done, and Ram's work will get done,” Mohan Bhagwat has flagged his organisation's insistence on the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya.
3-day Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh strategy meet begins this week
Prant pracharaks meet every July to take stock of the Sangh Shiksha Varg, the annual camp of the RSS held in Nagpur that facilitates final training of the organisation’s karyakartas that ends in May.
In Jobs drive, 50K to take skill test in Jammu and Kashmir
To reduce 16% unemployment rate, Centre aims at mapping skills of 4.7 lakh grads and undergrads by mid-August and offer them job-linked courses.
First RSS ‘Army’ school from next April; Ist batch to have 160 students
School to follow Central Board of Secondary Education syllabus; prospectus ‘ready’.
HRD Ministry ropes in experts for 5-year education plan
The project, ‘Education Quality Upgradation and Inclusion Programme’ (Equip), that seeks to bring “transformational change in the system over the next five years”, has already got rolling, the sources said.
10 universities form ‘campus cos’ to fast-track Rs 1,000 cr upgrade
The Union HRD ministry likens these ten universities to the IITs of 1960s that rose with large special funding and autonomy.
How the new Modi govt can help India get double digit growth
Th government must identify a half dozen key areas of reform including labour laws, land laws, higher education.
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