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CBSE moots sign language, Braille as subjects for special kids
CBSE has written to all states and other stakeholders for their comments on the policy draft which the ministry of human resource development is likely to take up as a model for the country.
IIT Roorkee launches Design Innovation Centre with project outlay of Rs 10 crores
??Funded by the ministry of human resource development, the centre called Navonmesh will address issues of the Himalayan region using locally available resources as well as cater to national priorities.
Tata Communications partners with SASTRA university for cybersecurity lab
This lab will act as a catalyst to spark student interest in specialising in cyber security, a statement said.
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.