Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicRural education

Topic: Rural education

No child left behind in online classes, use SECC data to find rural homes without internet

The internet infrastructure, if put in place, would continue to provide the best in education experience to India's hinterlands even in post-Covid era.

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.

Older rural children show decline in learning abilities, younger show improvement: ASER

Annual ASER report reveals learning abilities among older children lowest in a decade while basic Maths continues to remain a problem across sections.

Like doctors, Modi govt wants to make it compulsory for teachers to work in villages

Central govt working on policy to bring 60.61 lakh out-of-school children back into the system; CABE sub-committee recommends following doctors' model.

On Camera

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Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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