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Budget 2019 : Education

Union Budget 2019 has made a significant investment in the field of education. Salient Features The Union Budget has a 12.8 % year-on-year (YoY) increase in the FY20 allocation for school education. An amount of Rs 56,536.63 crore has been allocated for school education in Budget 2019. On the higher education front, the allocation has ..

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Short Note : 13 point Rooster

The 13-point rooster is a method employed to provide reservations in teaching posts in a University by taking discipline/subject as the unit, instead of accounting for the entire university. What is the 13-point rooster? The 13-point roster takes a department as one unit and implements separate reservation recruitment policy for a single department as a ..

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Short Note – Rashtriya Aavishkar Abhiyan

The Rashtriya Aavishkar Abhiyan (RAA) is a nationwide campaign launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). It aims to expand the reach of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) from the school level onwards to have an interest in both inside the classroom and outside the classroom activities. What is RAA? It aims ..

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Short Note: Reforms in Higher Education in India

The Higher Education in India is need of reforms and there are several measures currently ongoing for course correction. What are the challenges in improving Higher Education in India? Multiple fake and unauthorized colleges and universities have sprung up in various parts of the country. They lure unwitting people and charge hefty fees for a ..

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World Population Prospects 2019

The World Population Prospects 2019 report by the United Nations makes the following observations: The world’s population is expected to increase by two billion people from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050. More than half of the projected increase in the global population by 2050 will be concentrated in nine countries, led by ..

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