Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicIndian schools

Topic: Indian schools

Activity, art, stories: New Modi govt scheme targets basic literacy, numeracy by Class 3

Modi govt's NIPUN Bharat scheme is in line with the new National Education Policy, and a budget of Rs 2,688.18 crore has been allotted to it for financial year 2021-22.

It’s Tamil Nadu and Kerala again, plus Punjab, that top Modi govt’s school grading index

Report released by Ministry of Education says most states and UTs, except Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, have improved on their scores since the previous evaluation.

Covid-19 changed how we perceive time, it’s now about memories not targets

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Attendance thin as schools partially reopen after 6 months in J&K, Haryana, Northeast

Schools partially reopened in Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Mizoram Monday for students from classes 9 to 12.

Only Assam, J&K, Karnataka, Haryana decide to partially reopen schools from Monday

Although Unlock 4 guidelines allow schools to partially reopen from 21 September, most states and UTs, including Delhi, have decided against it for now given India's Covid tally.

Shorter classes, fewer students, no public transport — what going back to school will be like

The Centre has allowed schools to reopen campuses after 21 September under Unlock 4. Some schools have come up with strategies while others are waiting for state guidelines.

Budget private schools fear closure, pay teachers in rations as funds dry up amid pandemic

The vast majority of private schools in India are small-scale budget facilities. The Covid pandemic has left many students' parents without pay, robbing the schools of critical income.  

The mother tongue fanatics are keeping India a poor, backward country

The new National Education Policy should have shown the courage to argue for English medium education from primary school onwards.

Huge rural-urban gap in education expenditure & internet access, reveals NSO survey

A nationwide survey conducted by the National Statistics Office titled “Household Social Consumption: Education” highlights the rural-urban gap in education.

Schools could resume with 30% students ‘at a time’ after lockdown, HRD minister hints

During a live interaction with teachers via video-conferencing, HRD minister Pokhriyal discussed NCERT guidelines on how to reopen schools amid the Covid pandemic.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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