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TN: Enrollments in gov't schools have gone up, says Social Welfare and Women Empowerment Minister

The minister appealed to parents to monitor their children and also have consultations with the teachers often about the coaching and other requirements

Published on 11th June 2022
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What an initiative! The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation will provide training to underprivileged youth

A GHMC official has informed that under this programme, the youth would be taught workplace competency skills, spoken English and around 60 per cent of the participants would be women

Published on 3rd June 2022
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Centre criticised by int'l scholars and organisations for changes to the National Overseas Scholarships. Here's why

In an open letter addressed to the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, 350 international scholars and 20 organisations have come down heavily on the removal of Humanities from the NOS

Published on 14th March 2022
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New taskforce to help build employment in Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics

At Budget 2022, Sitharaman said that the government is keen on forming a taskforce to promote the AVCG sector as it offers employment opportunities for the youth

Published on 1st February 2022
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A total of 194 schools want to be affiliated with Sainik School Society: Ministry of Defence

Once schools submit their application forms, their evaluation will be carried out by a School Evaluation Committee at the district level and the report will be submitted to the Sainik School Society

Published on 22nd January 2022
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Budget 2022: AIOBCSA urges FM Sitharaman to address edu issues of OBCs, list ten demands in letter

But why should the government spend more on OBCs? All India OBC Students Association (AIOBCSA) said that the allocations have historically been less for OBCs

Published on 20th January 2022
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Education is the key to social justice, empowerment: Amrita University confers honorary doctorates on Jeffrey Sachs and Kailash Satyarthi

The university also instituted a fellowship in the name of Jeffrey Sachs and a scholarship programme dedicated to an underprivileged child nominated by the Satyarthi Foundation

Published on 13th January 2022
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Will Karnataka only women's university close down? Here's what this activist is alleging 

"The government is making necessary preparations to shut the women's university and planning to encourage co-education in the same varsity," claimed activist Srinath Poojary

Published on 8th January 2022
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Income criteria of Rs 8 lakh and below for EWS candidates will not be revised: Centre tells SC in NEET PG issue

The government said that the panel has recommended that family income is a “feasible criterion” for defining EWS 

Published on 3rd January 2022
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Dharmendra Pradhan says engineering education in local languages will be 'instrument of empowerment'

The Union Minister said that engineering education should not be restricted to the awarding of degrees and said "we must collectively work towards removing language barriers..."

Published on 28th December 2021
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Rajya Sabha winter session: 14 per cent of India's total beggars are children, says minister

While the ministry's data is based on the 2011 census, there have been news and NGO reports that estimate that close to 3 lakh children may be begging on India's streets

Published on 4th December 2021
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How education was taken to the children from the Chenchu tribes in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh

Rural Development Trust (RDT) has been working in the Nallamala region for over a decade now and this is why they will continue working for the noble cause of education  

Published on 1st December 2021
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At the intersection of government, farmers and artisans lies Odisha's Krushi Bhavan and this 25-year-old's thought-provoking documentary 

Titled Whose Dreams? Whose City? is a thought-provoking documentary that asks poignant questions about farmers, public art and beyond 

Published on 23rd November 2021
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Whatever I did, I did for farmers. What I'm doing, is for the country: Modi repeals three farm laws after a year of farmer agitation

The goal of the three farm laws was to empower farmers, especially small farmers, he said. The agriculture budget has risen by five times with over Rs 1.25 lakh crore being spent annually

Published on 19th November 2021
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Menstruation in a muttuthurai: Why young women in these Tamil Nadu villages dread getting their period every month

Imagine being asked to move into an isolated room where every other woman in your village is forced to stay for the length of their period. That's what it feels like for women in these villages

Published on 13th November 2021

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