The Annual Status of Education Report

The overall enrolment figures increased from 97.2% in 2018 to 98.4% in 2022,Despite school closures during the pandemic. The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2022, released by the NGO Pratham, records the impact of school closures in 2020 and ..



September 8: International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day is observed on September 8 every year in a bid to remind the importance of literacy for individuals, communities and societies. Background The day was proclaimed by UNESCO on October 26, 1966 at the 14th session of ..


Human Development Report, 2020

The United Nations Development Programme recently released the Human Development Report. According to the report India slipped to 131st rank among 189 countries in the Human Development Index. Human development index of India was 0.640. In 2019 India ranked at ..


Vice President calls for 100 percent Literacy in India

The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the Centenary celebrations of National College at Tiruchirappalli in the state of Tamil Nadu on Friday, 10th January 2020 and called for to make India 100 percent literate in the near ..


NSS releases report on disability

The National Statistical Office conducted survey of Persons with disabilities in the country between the period July 2018 and December 2018. The main objective of the survey is to estimate indicators of incidence and prevalence of disability, facilities available to ..


November 11: National Education Day

Every year on November 11, India celebrates National Education Day on November 11 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abdul Azad, the first Education Minister of India. He was the man behind the establishments of the premier institutes of ..