Education and Budget 2018-19

14/2/2018 | Social Issues | Education

Government aims to assist and provide opportunity to every Indian to realize his/her full potential capable of achieving his/her economic and social d ...

School Education In India

9/2/2018 | Social Issues | Education

Government has initiated the following steps to make school education qualitative: Shagun portal has been launched to create a repository of best prac ...

New programmes for young scientists and researchers

28/1/2018 | Social Issues | Education

The government has announced four schemes for bright young scientists, including one that allows them to spend up to one year in a research lab abroad ...

Global Initiative on Academic Network (GIAN) Program

22/1/2018 | Social Issues | Education

The First Global Initiative on Academic Network GIAN course on Sustainable Urban planning using remote sensing and Geographic Information System, GIS ...

Chandigarh shines in All India Survey on Higher Education

8/1/2018 | Social Issues | Education

Chandigarh has recorded the highest Gross Enrolment Ratio or GER for females in all categories of higher education at 68.8 per cent, according to the ...

All India Higher Education Survey (AIHES)

8/1/2018 | Social Issues | Education

According to All India Higher Education Survey (AIHES) launched by Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister, the country’s Gross Enrolment Rati ...

National Service Scheme

24/12/2017 | Social Issues | Education

The President Shri Ram Nath Kovind recently presented the National Service Scheme Awards 2016-17. The objective of NSS Awards is to recognize and rewa ...

First bag-less school of HP

14/12/2017 | Social Issues | Education

The Government Central Primary School at Kothi near Reckong Peo, the district headquarters, has taken the lead in becoming the first “bag-less school” ...

IMD World Talent Rankings 2017

24/11/2017 | Social Issues | Education

India was ranked at the 51st spot among 63 countries on the IMD Talent Rankings in terms of ability to attract, develop and retain talent. In the prev ...

Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana

6/11/2017 | Social Issues | Education

The government has launched a Pan India scholarship program for school children called Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana to increase the reach of Philately. Ab ...

World University Rankings 2018

8/9/2017 | Social Issues | Education

The Times Higher Education (THE) has released the latest World University Rankings 2018. Highlights of the report: The University of Oxford has topped ...

The Indian Institutes of Management Bill, 2017

31/7/2017 | Social Issues | Education

The Bill declares 20 existing Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) as institutions of national importance and confers on them the power to grant deg ...

Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill

27/7/2017 | Social Issues | Education

The Lok Sabha has passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill. Highlights of the bill: The Bill amends the Right of ...


11/7/2017 | Social Issues | Education

President Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of Guru Purnima launched four major digital initiatives in to push e-education. They are Swayam, Swayam Pra ...

No-detention policy

11/7/2017 | Social Issues | Education

The no-detention policy will be scrapped from the next academic year as the policy has negatively impacted affected quality of basic education in the ...


9/7/2017 | Social Issues | Education

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has launched a student-scientist connect programme 'JIGYASA' in collaboration with Kendriya Vidy ...

VAJRA (Visiting Advanced Joint Research Faculty’) scheme

26/6/2017 | Social Issues | Education

In a bid to bring together the Indian scientists abroad and India-based researchers for conducting joint researches in India, the Department of Scienc ...

Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS)

16/6/2017 | Social Issues | Education

Under the special initiative of Tribal ministry 51 new Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) were made functional during the last three years. 161 ...

QS World University Rankings 2018

15/6/2017 | Social Issues | Education

Global education analysts QS Quacquarelli Symonds has released the university ranking for 2018. Highlight of the survey: Indian Institute of Science ( ...

Himachal Pradesh Government launches PEHAL, a vision document of the Shimla District

2/6/2017 | Social Issues | Education

Himachal Pradesh Government has launched PEHAL, a “vision document of the Shimla District administration for raising education standards. PEHAL is an ...

Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) app and portal

21/4/2017 | Social Issues | Education

Union Minister of Human Resource Development has launched the unique portal and mobile app of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), a body under ...

India Rankings 2017

4/4/2017 | Social Issues | Education

Union Human Resource and Development Ministry has released the Indian rankings 2017 with the inclusion of two new categories: Common Overall Rank and ...

Himachal Pradesh overtakes Kerala in learning outcomes: ASER

6/2/2017 | Social Issues | Education

According to Status of Education Report (ASER) 2016, students of Himachal Pradesh stand ahead of Kerala and all other states in terms of learning outc ...

Eleventh Annual Survey of Education Report (ASER), 2016

21/1/2017 | Social Issues | Education

The Annual Status of Education Report, ASER 2016 was released after a break of one year in 2015. This is the eleventh annual report. Highlights of the ...


20/1/2017 | Social Issues | Education

To put an innovative progress in elementary education sector of the country by continuous monitoring of the flagship scheme - Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (S ...

Right to Education Act, 2009

15/1/2017 | Social Issues | Education

The NITI Aayog has called for a review of the provisions of the Right To Education Act that stipulate that children who don’t perform well cannot be h ...

‘Good Samaritan Policy’

11/1/2017 | Social Issues | Education

Delhi government has approved ‘Good Samaritan Policy’ under which monetary incentive of Rs 2,000 and appreciation certificate will be given to people ...

India’s great school education challenge

5/1/2017 | Social Issues | Education

According to an analysis by IndiaSpend on literacy, school enrolment, learning outcomes, By 2020, India will have the world’s largest working populati ...

National Academic Depository

31/10/2016 | Social Issues | Education

The Union Cabinet has accorded its approval for establishment and operationalization of a National Academic Depository (NAD). The decision aims at bri ...

Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP)

16/9/2016 | Social Issues | Education

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal for initiation of the Third Phase of Technical Education Quality Improvement Progr ...

Higher Education Financing Agency

15/9/2016 | Social Issues | Education

To give a major push for creation of high quality infrastructure in premier educational institutions, the Union Cabinet approved the establishment of ...

Literacy among religions : Census 2011

7/9/2016 | Social Issues | Education

Muslims have the highest number of illiterates at nearly 43 per cent, while Jains have the highest number of literates among India's religious communi ...

Central Board for Workers’ Education renamed

26/8/2016 | Social Issues | Education

Union government has renamed the Central Board for Workers’ Education as “Dattopant Thengadi National Board for Workers Education and Development”. Ab ...

Draft National Education Policy, 2016

20/8/2016 | Social Issues | Education

The draft of New Education Policy 2016 is released by HRD ministry. This document focuses on addressing gender discrimination, the creation of educati ...

Parliament passes bills assigning constitutional status to NEET

3/8/2016 | Social Issues | Education

The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and the The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2016 are passed by Parliament to provides a Constitutional st ...

Frontline Gist: Issue :July 8, 2016

8/7/2016 | Social Issues | Education

Frontline Gist: Issue July 8, 2016 The Rot in School Education Significance of Education India has young population & within few years it will be most ...

T.S.R. Subramanian committee on New Education Policy

24/6/2016 | Social Issues | Education

The T.S.R. Subramanian committee, entrusted with preparing a new education policy for India submitted the report to the government suggesting measures ...

ASER – 2014 report

3/6/2016 | Social Issues | Education

Highlights The 25 percent of Class 8 students cannot read a Class 2 level text. Only one-fourth of all children in Class 3 can read a Class 2 text flu ...

National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)

17/4/2016 | Social Issues | Education

The Supreme Court on Monday recalled its 2013 judgment on the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) and has now paved the way for a single ent ...

E-Pathshala, Saransh, Shaala Siddhi Portals/ Mobile APPS

8/11/2015 | Social Issues | Education

The Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on 7 November 2015 launched the e-Pathshala, Saaransh and National Programme on School Stan ...

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)

6/10/2015 | Social Issues | Education

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was launched by Human Resource Development ministry for educational institutions. Developed by a team ...

Web portal Vidya Lakshmi

1/9/2015 | Social Issues | Education

The web portal has been launched by Government of India launched for students seeking educational loan. Vidya Lakshmi portal is a first of its kind po ...


27/8/2015 | Social Issues | Education

Children should be provided free and compulsory education from the age of three, not six to 14 as provided under the Right to Education Act, the Law C ...

Annual Status Of Education Report 2014

15/1/2015 | Social Issues | Education

NGO Pratham on 13 January 2015 released 10th Annual Status of Education Report (ASER 2014). The report noted that overall situation with basic reading ...

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