Education Current Affairs, GK & News

Education  Current Affairs, GK & News

Delhi School Bag Policy

The Delhi Government recently issued guidelines to reduce the weight of school bags of students in the National Capital Region under its Delhi School Bag Policy. What are the Key Features of the Delhi School Bag Policy? According to the new Delhi School Bag Policy, the weight of the school bag of students between Class ..

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Assam’s Bill to abolish State-run Madrassas

The Assam Government recently tabled a bill that will abolish all the state-run Madrassas and will convert them into schools from April 1, 2021. The bill is called Assam Repealing Bill, 2020. Key Features of the Bill The bill will abolish two existing acts namely, The Assam Madrassa Education (Provincialisation) Act, 1995. Assam Madrassa Education ..

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Jagananna Vidya Kanuka Scheme launched in Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched Jagan Anna Vidya kanuka scheme. The state government has allocated Rs 650 crores for the scheme. Under the scheme the state government will provide school kits to 43.32 to lakh government school students. Key highlights The kits to be provided have been named ..

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What are the National Recruitment Agency and Common Eligibility Test (CET)?

The cabinet approved the setting up of the National Recruitment Agency that will be responsible for conducting the Common Eligibility Test (CET). Key highlights The recruitment examination of Railways, Bank, and SSC will come under one examination named Common Eligibility Test. The online mode of Tier-1 examination of the CET will be conducted by the ..

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Around 24 million may drop out of school due to COVID-19: U.N.

According to the United Nations Policy Brief, it has been estimated that around 24 million children across the countries are not going to return to school next year due to the economic impact of the COVID 19 pandemic. This has been observed in the study involving the effect of the pandemic on education in the ..

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