Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan
Opinion  /  Published 04.02.22

Still unequal: education

Appearances can be deceptive. On the face of it, education has been allotted Rs 1,04,278 crore — a rise of Rs 11,054 crore from 2021-2022 — in this year’s budget. However, this still...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 04.08.21

Cabinet extends education scheme

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved continuation of the 'Samagra Shiksha Scheme' for school education for another five years. Provision of training of master trainers for Anganwadi worker...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.21

Just grading: PGI system

Competition is healthy when the goal is positive. The Indian government initiated the Performance Grading Index for school education in the states and Union territories from 2017-18 to improve school ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 17.03.21

Education and the budget

The year, 2020, will be remembered not only for the global pandemic but also for the National Education Policy. When NEP-2020 was announced, it was clear that heavy financial resources would be needed...
By Sanjeev Rai

Business  /  Published 02.02.21

Schools: funds less this time

The education sector witnessed a major cut in outlay in the Union Budget for 2021-22 amid substantial dip in allocation to a scheme that aimed to improve school infrastructure and teaching. The alloc...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.18

India's poor Human Capital score

The World Bank has come up with a Human Capital Index for nations. The index estimates the human capital a child born today can expect to have on attaining the age of 18, given risks of poor health an...
By The Editorial Board


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