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 The curious case of phantom toilets: CAG report finds 286 school toilets marked 'constructed' on paper don't exist

The recent CAG report says that 286 school toilets that were marked as constructed on paper are non-existent. While 200 of them are not constructed, 8 are partially constructed

Published on 28th September 2020
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How Odisha Knowledge Corp has helped youngsters hold on to their jobs during the pandemic 

The pandemic-induced job losses have us all worried, especially the youth. But OKCL is doing all it can — while adhering to UN’s SDGs — to help the youngsters. This is how they are doing it

Published on 19th September 2020
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Award-winning Bengal teachers discuss development of students from marginalised communities

The webinar was conducted by Sandipon Dasgupta, FPO, Chuchura and Sudipta Biswas, FPO, Medinipur

Published on 12th September 2020
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Enough is Enough: How young protesters forced Nepal to better manage the Coronavirus crisis

Top officials were accused of corruption in local media over the government's purchases of medical equipment and supplies from abroad

Published on 11th September 2020
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Here's how the Gubbachi Learning Community is empowering kids of migrant workers in Bengaluru

Transforming the life of migrant labourers' children is the only motto of Gubbachi Learning Community and that is what they have been doing in Bengaluru for more than five years 

Published on 6th September 2020
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More important to teach girls than boys: Here's how Jharkhand's Smith Kumar Soni is fighting human trafficking, child marriage

We spoke to Smith Kumar Soni, who is an elementary school teacher in Jharkhand's Simdega district to know more about his fight to educate every single girl child

Published on 5th September 2020
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What will happen to small, rural colleges if they're forced to merge, as detailed in the NEP?

The NEP wants to end the fragmentation of higher education by transforming HEIs into large multidisciplinary universities, college and HEI clusters. What will this do to small colleges?

Published on 28th August 2020
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NEP has the right intentions, but it all depends on how it is implemented

NEP talks about umpteen vital changes like incorporating Indian values in the education system starting from school to higher education. If implemented properly, the results will be quite positive

Published on 20th August 2020
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How ThinkSharp's idea of providing tablets to rural kids is stopping them from becoming dropouts

Santosh Phad, Founder of ThinkSharp Foundation, speaks about the organisation's initiative to provide tablets to children so that they can continue to access education online instead of dropping out

Published on 16th August 2020
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Are the NEP’s ‘easy’ exit options in college just an excuse to dress up India's dire dropout rates?

These activists say the exit options for students start from school, at every level by providing an alternative, the NEP is only trying to narrow down options, push out students from the system

Published on 15th August 2020
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This app by a Mumbai-based entrepreneur will save Indian businesses amid COVID-19 crisis

Dukaan now has over 1,50,000 stores created online, over 5,00,000 products have been added across 40 different categories of businesses

Published on 14th August 2020
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No dearth of Acts for tribals in India, they just need to be implemented sensibly: Experts on E-Expressions

During the E-Expressions session on Conservation-based Tribal Development, experts stressed on the need for speed and sensibility in passing Rules to empower Tribal Acts without delay

Published on 8th August 2020
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Classes in Chottu doses: How this NGO is getting at-risk children the classes they need during lockdown

Chottu Ki Education engages beggars, school dropouts and child labourers in one-year-long bridge courses that help them gain entry into mainstream education. We find out they go about doing this

Published on 8th August 2020
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DU, AMU, JNU students' Collective creates a NEP Dictionary to decode their major issues with it

The 52-page Dictionary of National Education Policy 2020 was articulated, edited and designed by the students in just a week from the release of the NEP 2020

Published on 5th August 2020
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Welcome news that foreign universities may establish campuses in India, says US

Internationaliation of education will be facilitated through both institutional collaborations, and student and faculty mobility and allowing entry of top Universities to open campuses in India

Published on 4th August 2020

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