Tata Institute of Social Sciences Current Affairs, GK & News

Harshad Pandurang Thakur appointed as new Director of National Institute of Health and Family Welfare

Harshad Pandurang Thakur, Professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), has been appointed as the new Director of National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW), New Delhi for a period of 5 years. The NIHFW is an autonomous organisation under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and is headquartered in New Delhi. ..

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State of the Education Report for India 2019 launched

The State of the Education Report for India 2019: Children with Disabilities, was recently launched at an event organized by UNESCO in New Delhi. The event was attended by more than 200 representatives from government, civil society, academia, partners and youth. To be published annually, the 2019 edition of report is 1st of its kind ..

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Kalyana Lakshmi and Shadi Mubarak Scheme

A study was undertaken by the School of Gender Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad to explore the impact of the schemes Kalyana Lakshmi and Shadi Mubarak in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. About the Scheme They are the conditional cash transfer schemes introduced in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh with the objective of curbing child ..

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Kerala: Study on Kudumbashree released

Titled “Engendering Power Spaces for Deepening Democracy: Study of Kudumbashree in three Panchayats in Kerala”, the study on Kudumbashree, the model poverty alleviation programme of Kerala, conducted by the Mumbai-based Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). The study was conducted giving focus on women collectives formed through Neighbourhood groups(NHGs) at the neighbourhood level, Area Development ..

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