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Project NISHTHA

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has decided to launch the world?s biggest project for teacher training and development. The project, aptly named NISHTHA will start on August 22. What is project NISHTHA? NISHTHA stands for National Initiative on School Teachers Head Holistic Advancement. The NISHTHA project aims to train over 42 lakh teachers ..

Update : Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) Bill

To enable the State to provide the fruits of reservation expeditiously to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in the various government exams of the Government of India and in the admission to Educational Institutions, the articles 15(6) and 16(6) have been inserted in the Constitution of India. These articles were inserted via the One Hundred ..

Update : Smart India Hackathon

The Ministry of Human Resource Development is currently organizing the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon (SIH) -2019 (Hardware Edition) in New Delhi. The SHI is a platform where students innovators provide smart solutions to day to day problems. It is a program to encourage research & innovation in school children. Salient Features of SIH ..

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 ..

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 ..