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Bennett University School of Management to start CXO series
The talks, beginning Monday, will include speakers such as Suresh Naryanan, MD of Nestle India, Siraj Chaudhry of Cargill India, Saugata Bhattacharya of Axis Bank and others.
O P Jindal Global University tops HRD ministry's cleanliness
A total of 3,500 institutions applied for the first edition of 'Swachta Rankings', introduced by the HRD ministry.
10 years on, NCERT updates its books; demonetisation, GST in syllabus
Come April, that will change as National Council of Educational Research and Training is updating all 182 of its textbooks.
Girls get the power to refuse child marriage

In West Bengal, girls are being empowered to refuse early marriage thanks to a state government initiative that enables them to stay longer in school. The Kanyashree Prakalpa scheme has been remarkably successful in curbing child marriage and promoting girl child education, says Saadia Azim.

The skills journey: A long history but no destination in sight

In the second and concluding part of his exposition on India’s skill development efforts, Shambhu Ghatak traces the journey under the UPA and NDA governments, only to find that while the thrust remains the same, the end is far from sight.

The gap between where we are and where we want to be

The Skill India Mission aims to provide skills training to around 402 million people by the year 2022. In the first of a two-part series, Shambhu Ghatak upholds estimates of skilled workforce from various reports to highlight the yawning gap that needs to be bridged.