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Delhi government directs 105 schools to put on hold nursery admission process
Twenty-five per cent seats in pre-school, pre-primary and class 1 will be reserved for economically weaker sections/disadvantaged groups.
180 Indians graduate in Python programming every week: Coursera professor
Both technology products and services companies have started tweaking their hiring processes to give opportunities to science and other graduates.
Draft National Education Policy ready: Javadekar
The Central government had constituted K Kasturirangan committee to prepare draft for the new NEP 2017.
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.