Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicJawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

Topic: Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

Central govt’s residential schools to reopen for classes 11 and 12 with 50% capacity

The reopening schedule of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas will depend on state-specific rules. The children will be allowed to attend classes only after parental consent.

Central govt’s residential schools reopen with pre-screening of students amid pandemic

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas have reopened only in Sikkim, Puducherry, Andaman and Nicobar, and Lakshadweep.

Ambedkar Navodayas, scholarships — Modi govt eyes education sector for Dalit outreach 

Modi govt is considering a proposal to set up 150 Ambedkar Navodaya Vidyalayas, on the lines of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, for SC students.

Slum boy to start-up founder — 19-yr-old to now help govt build astronomy labs in schools

Aryan Mishra, who discovered an asteroid 5 years ago, builds low-cost labs in schools. His efforts recently caught the government's attention.

On Camera

YourTurn

Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Amitabh Bachchan was a comic book Superman 40 years ago. In a tight, pink costume

Created by Pammi Bakshi and Gulzar, Amitabh Bachchan comics cost Rs 4 each 40 years ago. Today, they are a hot collectors' item costing $199 on eBay.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘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

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

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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