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Union Budget 2016-17: Education & Skills, a pillar without concrete

Though proposals related to education sector are well-intentioned and to some extent transformative, yet the thrust on core education as the fuel for knowledge economy appears missing in the union…

Education Budget 2016-17: India Needs a Dedicated Institute of Data Science

While the government is investing heavily to develop new IIMs and IITs in the country, it is imperative to analyze the need for the future and instead invest on setting…

Systemic ‘dichotomy’ in Govt Schools must be deeply investigated

Vertical split between SSA and ‘education departments’ may have ‘mutated’ gradual downfall in the last 15 years. Narrative around Government School System must also change to save government schools. Delhi’s…

Delhi’s Legislative Reform on Education: Hit the nails on the heads or tails of ‘wages’

 On December 2, 2015, Delhi Govt ploughed through the 42-year old ‘tough’ and historic Delhi Education Act of 1973 and passed two amendment bills to align the school education law…

Committee to Frame the New Education Policy constituted

After, what it called collaborative, multi-stakeholder and multi-pronged consultation process held over last eight months for formulating the New Education Policy, the union ministry of Human Resources Development after facing…

Ranking Musings! MHRD announces Scheme for rankings of higher education institutions, Global rankers also ready to titillate Indian universities

In April 2016, India will publish its first-ever national rankings of institutions of higher education after the ministry of human resources development announced the national institutional ranking frameworks for engineering…