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Swachh Bharat Campaign must go beyond the confines of ‘Abhiyan’

  ON GANDHI JAYANTI LAST YEAR (OCT 2, 2014), Swachh Bharat (Clean India) campaign was launched with much fanfare and promise. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared that by 2019,…

Budget : India Education Needs an overdose

Quality education is a key driver for economic growth of
 any country. To spur this economic growth, all of us in the education  sector
 in India (private as well as…

Seven Key Challenges, Modi’s Skill Ministry must tackle

  FIRSTLY, NONE OF THE 31 SECTOR SKILL councils constituted and funded on public exchequer have any accountability for placing students or ensuring apprenticeship. The number of students placed by…

Paid Awards dissuade talent, innovations

A TREND OF RECENT YEARS THAT HAS GOT currency and become commonplace in education India (now well taken over by private sector in all segments), is inception of various kinds…

Providing separate toilets for boys & girls in a year may be a tall promise, but a worthy one

PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI IN HIS maiden Independence Day speech or ‘toilet speech’ promised separate toilets for boys and girls in all schools in a year. The promised announcement is…

Editorial: Don’t Scrap the FYUP of Delhi University

While there is clearly a growing clamour for rolling back the four-year university undergraduate programme (FYUP) of the university of Delhi (DU) introduced only last year after a controversial courtship…