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Pariksha Pe Charcha 2021 highlights: Study hard and play hard, PM to students

Pariksha Pe Charcha 2021: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday interacted with students, teachers and parents. This year’s Pariksha Pe Charcha was the fourth edition of the event and PM Modi interacted with all of them in virtual mode due to the pandemic.

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0.25% health workers fully vaccinated: Govt

India has fully vaccinated 0.25% of its nearly one million health care workers against Covid-19, shows latest data from the Union mi...

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India Education Summit 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: ‘By 2025, CBSE board exams will be entirely different’

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank began his inaugural address on the day 1 of Indian Education Summit 2021. The three-day virtual conference dedicated to discussing the future of education begins today. From schools and colleges shut down due to the pandemic to the launch of the National Education Policy 2020 – the sector has undergone a comp...

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NEET PG 2021: Check section-wise important topics to study

The National Board of Examinations conducts the NEET PG exam for admission to postgraduate programmes in the field of medicine. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET PG 2021) is scheduled to be held on April 18 as a computer-based test. Anyone who seeks admission in courses such as MD, MS and PG diploma in the field of medicine have to mandatorily qualify t...

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Education Sector: Nirmala Sitharaman announces 15,000 schools under National Education Policy

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharam announced over 15,000 schools to be qualitatively strengthened under National Education Policy (NEP). Presenting her third Union Budget 2021 post-COVID-19 pandemic, added, "100 new Sainik schools will be set up in partnership with NGOs, private schools, and states. We would be introducing the legislation this year to implemen...

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E-education can reduce inequalities in educational outcomes: Economic Survey

Online schooling, which has taken off in a big way during the COVID-19 pandemic, can help reduce inequalities in educational outcomes if it is well-utilised, the Pre-Budget Economic Survey said on Friday.

Quoting the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2020 Wave-1 (Rural), the Survey pointed out that...

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Indian education’s new digital wave after Covid left behind women

Indian education today is marked by a fundamental shift in how education is delivered and consumed across the globe in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. As India adapted to newer ways of accessing public and private services, changes in the education sector have challenged years of classroom learning for over 32 crore young learners in India, who are now studying at home.

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Conventional education seen great upheaval for good in the form of NEP: Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Friday said the conventional mode of education has now seen a great upheaval for good, in the form of the New Education Policy-2020 (NEP). This will enable the students not only to choose the content and duration of their study but will also help them bravely face real-life situations, Nishank said in his convocation address at the Avinshilingam University for Women, held virtually.

 

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32,000 health workers to be vaccinated in first phase

Despite being festival time, health care workers and the district administration have been working overtime to get things ready for the inauguration of the vaccine drive, which is scheduled to begin on Saturday.
 
It is a nation-wide drive and the PHC at Chinna Waltair has been geared up for the nation-wide inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It has been connected to the national feeder for the PM’s two-way comm...

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Harsh Vardhan says Covid-19 vaccine to be provided free of cost across India

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that the Covid-19 vaccine will be provided free of cost across the country. The announcement comes amid a dry run for coronavirus vaccination is underway in all the States and Union Territories.

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