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CAG Report: 40% of toilets in Government schools unused

On September 23, 2020, the Comptroller and Audit General submitted its report to both the houses. The report was titled “Construction of Toilets in Schools by the CPSEs”. CPSEs are Central Public Sector Enterprises. The report found gaps in construction of toilets by the CPSEs. Over seven CPSEs were employed in the task. They were ..

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Draft National Education Policy on School Education

The broad recommendations related to school education in the draft National Education Policy is outlined below: Early childhood care and education Attributing a major part of learning crisis wherein children in primary school fail to attain basic math and reading skills to a tragic deficiency in early childhood care and education (ECCE) of children in ..

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Draft Education Policy Unveiled

The Ministry of Human Resource and Development has unveiled the draft education policy. Features of the Draft Policy A complete restructuring of higher education by reintroducing the four-year programme in Liberal Arts Science Education (LASE) with multiple exit options. Even the three-year traditional B.A., B.Sc., as well as B.Voc. degrees will continue as well for ..

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ASER Report 2018

The Annual Status of Education, ASER report by the NGO Pratham which measures the learning outcomes has been released. The report was based on an annual household survey which covered 5.46 lakh children in 596 rural districts across the country. Findings of the ASER 2018 Survey The important findings from the ASER 2018 survey are: ..

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