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Jan 17, 2019
Students of this government school in UP's Chiraigaon village forced to clean their school premisesEvery morning, children of Chiraigaon village in Varanasi don their red and grey school uniforms and head to Barthakalon Secondary School — to sweep, mop and clean it.
Aug 16, 2018
Crisis in Indian universities worsening: 33% teaching posts vacant, no varsity in country among top 100 globallyA third of teaching posts are vacant in India’s central universities and no Indian university finds a place in the global top 100.
Jun 29, 2018
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan says Centre's move to replace UGC with HECI will restrict role of states in education sectorThe Centre's 'unilateral' decision to do away with the apex higher education regulator, UGC and replace it with the HECI will lead to far-reaching repercussions in the field of higher education, he said
Apr 04, 2017
Mumbai University not among India’s top 150 institutes; experts blame politics, lack of research programmesThe University of Mumbai has performed poorly, ranking between 151 and 200, in its debut attempt at Centre’s overall ranking of universities and institutes of management, medicine and engineering.
Mar 31, 2017
GST effect: Data suggests private education costs likely to go up by 2-3% if taxed under new regimeThe provisions in the GST bill could be extrapolated to mean that private education in India would be liable to tax once GST becomes law.
Jan 04, 2017
Bihar short of 2,80,000 teachers and spends lowest per elementary school studentAs a result, Bihar spends a lower proportion of its elementary education budget on teacher salaries, training and inputs than Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan, according to this 2014 study, How Much Does India Spend Per Student on Elementary Education, by Accountability Initiative.
Apr 06, 2016
Kejriwal govt issues warning to private schools: Here's why it deserves a pat on the backIt also warns the schools against any discrimination against students from weaker sections of the society.
Mar 18, 2016
Passage of GST bill will fasten India's economic growth, says Vijay KelkarKelkar also stressed on reforms in education sector to become a knowledge economy
Feb 18, 2015
Increase spending on education: What KVS Seshasai, CEO of Zee Learn, wants from Budget 2015The sector is in need of policy reforms, Seshasai said.
Feb 16, 2015
Budget 2015: A 6-point agenda for Modi to make education accessible and affordableKey policy reforms and sound policy initiatives to stimulate growth and sector-specific reforms for the education sector are in anticipation