Govt’s new ‘Utsav’ aims to get 4 lakh girls back into education fold

The campaign, ‘Kanya Shiksha Pravesh Utsav’, is being steered by the ministry of women and child development in partnership with the ministry of education. Highlighting the government’s focus on convergence and coordination between ministries, departments and states, WCD minister Smriti Irani said that she was certain that by May all…

Union Budget 2022 | Digital university to be set up to provide education: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

“One lesson the pandemic has taught us – online teaching should not be confused with meaningful education. It may provide some engagement when schools are closed, but is pedagogically inferior to in-person learning within the learning community of the classroom and the school”

‘Public Expenditure on Children – An Analysis of Pre and Post Covid period across 14 Indian States’

This report by the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS), Bangalore analyses public expenditure on children in the age-group of 0-18 yrs during the pre and post pandemic period. It argues for greater attention to their needs to build resilience and compensate for the losses they have suffered.