Education Current Affairs, GK & News

UGC: Simultaneous Two Full-Time Degree Programmes

The students of the country have been allowed to pursue two degrees simultaneously by the University Grants Commission. From the academic session of 2022-23, the students can start applying for these dual degree programmes. Both the degrees can be pursued either from different universities or from the same university. Overview: Students of the country will ..

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India-US Education and Skills Development Working Group

India and the US have plans to strengthen cooperation in the fields of skill development and education through joint collaborations. The two countries are also mobilizing plants to promote student and scholar mobility with the aim of building people-to-people linkages between the two nations. Overview: Keeping in line with the cooperation plans the establishment of ..

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World Bank on India’s Learning Poverty

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the education sector was one of the many sectors that took a massive hit. India and many other countries had to shut down colleges and schools while encouraging online classes. But, during the pandemic, there were irregularities and its effects were felt by the students especially the ones from the marginalized ..

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Gujarat ‘Mission School of Excellence Project’

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the World Bank will be providing a Rs 7,500 crore loan for the government of Gujarat’s Mission School of Excellence project. Overview: A World Bank delegation visited Gandhinagar to gather information and study the School of Excellence project. This delegation was led by Jaime Saavedra, the bank’s Global ..

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Madhya Pradesh Child Budget

The Madhya Pradesh state government for the first time presented a ‘child budget’ as part of its annual financial plan. The government has allocated Rs 57,803 crore for 220 schemes which will be implemented under 17 departments, including education, targeted at children aged below the age of 18. Overview: The Madhya Pradesh government presented its ..

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