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‘Signal schools’ to be launched by the Maharashtra government: Underprivileged street kids to get education

In order to provide proper education to the underprivileged street children, the Maharashtra government has planned to launch ‘signal schools’. There are plans to form a committee also which will suggest measures to tackle the issue. Representative Image RELATED STORIES Microsoft Research India’s researchers named ACM fellows IIMs to provide FPM to groom faculty from the reserved category Modi government ... Read More »

Himachal Pradesh: Government to fill 4000 vacancies in elementary schools soon

In order to bring the weak students on par with meritorious students, initiatives like ‘Prerna and Prayas’ have been taken and instructions have been issued to the teachers to conduct separate classes for weak students and pay more attention to them to improve the learning levels, said the Director of Elementary Education Manmohan Sharma The recruitment would be conducted for ... Read More »

Government to make sports a compulsory subject in schools

While the Sport Ministry send its proposal to the Ministry of Human Resource and Development, the HRD Ministry responded to Sport Ministry citing most of the schools falls under the jurisdiction of state government and it is for the later to decide the policy decision. Government to make sports a compulsory subject in schools RELATED STORIES IIM Shillong hosts Golf ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki and Gujarat government initiative teaches driving to 10,000 tribal youths

Maruti Suzuki India and the government of Gujarat state together took an initiative called ‘All Gujarat Institute of Driving, Technical Training and Research (AGIDTTR)’. The objective of this public-private-partnership was to provide lucrative employment opportunities to the tribal youth through comprehensive driver training program. And now this initiative has achieved a milestone of training 10,000 tribal youths in professional driving. ... Read More »

Government likely to make annual exams compulsory for students of classes 5 and 8

On Thursday, the government announced that students studying in classes 5 and 8 may have to appear for annual examinations. “Under the CCE framework, schools and respective governments are free to conduct periodic examinations for children of all levels,” said the Minister of State for Human Resource Development. Representational image RELATED STORIES NIT Srinagar to resume classes on November 28 ... Read More »

Government to make scientific literature more credible: Quality and accreditation to be upgraded

Thomas Huxley had rightly said, ”Science and Literature are not two things, but two sides of one thing.” The Ministry of Science and Technology is planning to grade and validate the books related to science by a team of experts, so as to prevent distortion of facts and make scientific literature more credible. The experts will comprise scientists from several ... Read More »

Delhi government comes up with solution to treat overcrowded classrooms

In a bid to ease the burden of overcrowded classrooms in Delhi’s government schools, the education department has decided to proportionately allot students across the schools. “We are mapping schools for redistribution but a major overhaul cannot be done mid-session. Usually, if a school in an area is burdened, the ones near it will also be burdened. If we shift ... Read More »

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Taking a tough stand, Himachal Pradesh government ordered a Solan-based medical college to commence the admission process under 50 per cent government quota without delay. Earlier, the institute denied admissions to 150 MBBS aspirants. The government also directed the college to act in accordance with its directions to admit students under the government quota seats or face action. Tough message ... Read More »

UP government to distribute Rs 267.30 crore among 89,100 meritorious girl students

Kanya Vidya Dhan scheme at a glance This drive follows CM Akhilesh Yadav’s instructions to officials to launch the program under the amended scheme for the benefit of meritorious girl students The government will give a cheque of Rs 30,000 to girl students who have outperformed in intermediate or equivalent examinations in the state The district magistrates and district inspector ... Read More »

Government to introduce star safety rating for new cars in India

The government of India is considering a proposal to introduce a star rating programme for new passenger cars in the country. The ratings will be given out based on the safety features that the cars might come with. The Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Pon Radhakrihsnan informed the Lok Sabha in a written reply, “Proposal of Bharat ... Read More »