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…
Nineteen of 21 states are estimated to have spent less than what they set out to in 2020-’21.
“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”
– Niranjan Aradhya As we know, the COVID-19 outbreak from March 2020 to till dated had a catastrophic effect on the schooling system in India. In this context of education emergency, there were big expectations from the budget for the education sector, especially to the school education system to deal…
The Union government has allocated Rs 1,04,278 crore for the education sector, Rs 11,054 crore higher than in 2021-22.
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.
Budget 2022: Educationists also want to see higher allocation for schools, teacher training to close learning gaps left during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It rose by two percentage points, from 3% in 2004-05 to 5% in 2021-22
An Appeal to Hon’ble Members of Parliament PDF Urgently Address the Education Emergency in India Education Emergency India’s children are living through the twin catastrophes created by the pandemic: the loss of lives and livelihoods of parents and relatives. The third catastrophe, the potential loss of their future due to…
Free smartphones and tablets to be distributed in Uttar Pradesh from mid-December; 27 lakh students enrolled on DG Shakti portal
The biggest ever tender to the tune of Rs 4,700 crore has been floated by the government on the GeM portal for the purchase of smartphones and tablets.