Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicSarva Shiksha Abhiyan

Topic: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

‘School chalein hum’: The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan ad campaign that’s much more than nostalgia

In the early 2000s, 'School chalein hum' was heard playing on television sets with the regularity of a daily news bulletin. It was after all the TV ad campaign of the Vajpayee govt's Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.

Muslim girls less likely to drop out of school than boys at higher education level

A study by IIT-Kharagpur researchers shows that while boys drop out to support their families, the attitude towards educating girls among Muslims is changing.

How a Vajpayee-era scheme revolutionised school education in India

The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan turned out to be the Centre’s most successful school education scheme. It became the tool to implement the Right to Education Act.

To keep students in, security forces to be moved out of schools in Naxal areas

Modi govt to ensure that children in 173 Maoist affected districts can continue their education without any hindrance.

On Camera

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Why 20 crore missing jobs are the biggest challenge for FM Sitharaman in Budget 2022 math

For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.

Why 20 crore missing jobs are the biggest challenge for FM Sitharaman in Budget 2022 math

For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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