National Education Policy (NEP) Current Affairs, GK & News

Former IAS Amit Khare appointed as advisor to PM Modi

Former higher education secretary, Amit Khare, was appointed as advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 12, 2021. Key Points Amit Khare got retired from IAS position in the month of September 2021. He is a retired IAS officer of 1985 batch from Jharkhand cadre. He has been appointed as advisor to Prime Minister ..

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Cabinet approves affiliation of 100 schools with Sainik School Society

Union Cabinet given its approval for affiliation of one hundred government sector as well as private sector schools with the Sainik School Society. Key Facts Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the proposal on October 12, 2021. In line with the approval, affiliated Sainik Schools will be launched under Sainik Schools Society ..

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Vidyanjali Portal

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, launched Vidyanjali Portal and several other initiatives in the education sector on September 7, 2021. Key Points These initiatives were launched while asserting that they will play a significant role in shaping India’s future. Initiatives were launched while inaugurating the conclave of ‘Shikshak Parv’. Vidyanjali portal was launched with the objective ..

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MP: Second State to implement NEP 2020

Madhya Pradesh government implemented the National Education Policy-2020 (NEP-2020) in the state on August 26, 2021. Key Points MP became the second state in India to implement NEP-2020 following Karnataka. This new education policy will break all the shackles and help students in exploring outside their boundaries. “ Earlier, students were required to study subjects ..

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What is STARS Project?

The Department of School Education and Literacy under the Ministry of Education, and the World Bank have signed the Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States Program (STARS) project on January 28, 2021. The project is a financial support agreement. STARS Project STARS project is a centrally sponsored scheme that seeks to strengthen the school education ..

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