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Centre released only 57% of school education funds to states till December 2019. Where's the rest?

Before the financial year 2018-19, the release of funds by the Centre for the three different schemes brought under Samagra Shiksha had always been high. But now it has dropped drastically

Published on 31st January 2020
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Union Budget 2020: GST helped Indian families save 4% of their expenditure 

The milestones achieved under Modi government have been unprecedented and were globally recognised, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: African, Asian students have to clear IND-SAT exam to study in India

The Finance Minister had already announced the ‘Study in India’ programme in her maiden budget speech on July 5, 2019. Now foreign students have to clear the IND-SAT exam to study in India

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: India to have cheaper air travel, 100 new airports, double the planes by 2024

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the air fleet number is also set to increase by 600 by 2024 and build 100 new airports

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: Government to set up IIT-like university under the Ministry of Culture for archaeology students

The FM kicked off the Union Budget on February 1, 2020, at 11 am. This budget is PM Modi’s second opportunity in seven months to refresh policy priorities to support an economy on a downward spiral

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: Govt to introduce bridge courses to train nurses, paramedics to speak foreign languages

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman noted a rising demand for medical practitioners and nurses abroad and asked the ministries of health and skill development to design the course

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: Common Entrance Test for non-gazetted jobs in govt offices and banks soon

It wass proposed to set up a National Recruitment Agencies (NRA) as an independent professional organisation for conducting an online Comment Entrance Test for recruitment for all non-gazetted posts

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: India set to spend Rs 4,400 cr to breathe clean air. Here's how

The government will encourage plans to have clean air by the state governments with an allocation of Rs 4,400 crore. In large cities with a population of over 1 million, clean air is concerning

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: Five archaeological sites to be developed with on-site museums. Full list here

Of the five archaeological sites in the country, 3 are in the North, one is in the South and the other is in the North East of the country

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: More girls enrolled in school than boys, Beti Bachao massive success, FM says to furore in Parliament

In reaction to the booing, Sitharaman announced that issues related to women and children 'cannot be politicised'  

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: One-year internship at local bodies for jobless young engineers, FM announces

Local bodies take up a lot of public programmes and they often lack manpower and so engineers can help out, the Minister said 

 

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: India's top 100 institutes to start online UG degrees soon

In order to help the students from deprived classes of the society, the government proposed that the top 100 NIRF institutes start online degree courses

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: India to allow FDI in education. Will foreign varsities set up campuses soon?

Not only will the youth need education but jobs as well, said the FM. It is felt that our education sector needs a greater inflow of finance to attract talented teachers, she added

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: Rural youth in coastal areas to work as 'Sagar Mitras' in fisheries extension 


By 2022-23, the FM also proposed to raise fish production to 200 lakh tonnes and added to it the production of algae and caged cultivation as well

Published on 1st February 2020
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Union Budget 2020: Every district hospital to have medical college attached to tackle shortage of doctors

She added that large hospitals with enough capacity would be able to offer courses — DNB, SNB for resident doctors under the board of examinations  

 

Published on 1st February 2020

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