Literacy


'Literacy' - 57 Video Result(s)

'Literacy' - 96 News Result(s)

  • Knowledge Should Not Be Limited To Literacy: PM Modi

    Knowledge Should Not Be Limited To Literacy: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said knowledge should not be limited to literacy and that the real goal was to bring in social and economic changes.

  • Underemployment More Serious Than Unemployment, Says NITI Aayog

    Underemployment More Serious Than Unemployment, Says NITI Aayog

    "Severe underemployment" and not unemployment is a more serious problem as a job that needs to be done by one person is often performed by two or more workers, the government think tank NITI Aayog said in a report.

  • Elderly Kerala Women Join 'Aksharasagaram' Literacy Program, Learn to Read And Write

    Elderly Kerala Women Join 'Aksharasagaram' Literacy Program, Learn to Read And Write

    A group of elderly women, unmindful of their failing eye sight and other ailments, in coastal Kerala, is on a mission to learn. For these women who have never been to school, the state government's 'Aksharasagaram' project for improving literacy levels in panchayats in the coastal areas has come as a boon.

  • Making Bengali Compulsory In Schools State's Domain: Official

    Making Bengali Compulsory In Schools State's Domain: Official

    Union Department of School Education and Literacy, HRD ministry, Secretary Anil Swarup today said the decision of the West Bengal government to make Bengali compulsory in all schools fell in the state's domain and the Centre had no say in it.

  • Microsoft Partners With CHOICE Humanitarian to Launch Literacy Tool for Edge Browser

    Microsoft Partners With CHOICE Humanitarian to Launch Literacy Tool for Edge Browser

    The tool, which is called Accent, aims to help underprivileged sections of society read, learn, and gain literacy in their native language.

  • 4 Women Take Road Trip Through 24 Countries To Promote Literacy

    4 Women Take Road Trip Through 24 Countries To Promote Literacy

    Four women on Sunday kicked off a 24,000-km road trip to London in an effort to promote literacy. The four - Meenakshi Arvind of Coimbatore,her 20-year-old daughter Vrinda, Priya Rajpal from Mumbai and Mookambika Rathinam of Pollachi would cover 24 countries in 70 days to commemorate 70 years of Indian independence and also to create awareness on R...

  • Kerala Government Introduces State-wide Education Programme For Transgenders

    Kerala Government Introduces State-wide Education Programme For Transgenders

    In order to provide equal opportunity to the transgender community and bring them to the forefront of the society, the LDF government in Kerala has planned an education programme for the transgender community.

  • Jharkhand Government Will Provide Tabs To School Teachers In 2017-18 Fiscal Year, Says Chief Minister

    Jharkhand Government Will Provide Tabs To School Teachers In 2017-18 Fiscal Year, Says Chief Minister

    Raghubar Das, Chief Minister for Jharkhand, yesterday said that tabs will be given to every school during the 2017-18 fiscal year to bring teachers and students up to date with the changing times. He also said that the gas connections for schools was also underlined in the upcoming budget year.

  • Now, NSE To Impart Financial Literacy To Nagaland Board Students

    Now, NSE To Impart Financial Literacy To Nagaland Board Students

    NSE Academy, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of NSE will impart financial literary to class 9 students across Nagaland state, an official told IANS.

  • Armed With Smartphones, Rural Women Are Marking Their Digital Footprints

    Armed With Smartphones, Rural Women Are Marking Their Digital Footprints

    Armed with a smartphone, 26-year-old Pushpa Bunker travels from village to village in Rajasthan to introduce rural women to the world of internet. In Chhatripara village alone, she has taught over 600 women within a year on how to browse the internet for not just learning but also earning. She has been a part of Internet Saathi programme, an initia...

  • Retired Police Officer Launches Literacy campaign 'Angootha Saaf' In Madhya Pradesh

    Retired Police Officer Launches Literacy campaign 'Angootha Saaf' In Madhya Pradesh

    A retired police officer in Madhya Pradesh has launched 'Angootha Saaf' campaign in Ater constituency of Bhind district. The campaign was launched on February 18.

  • Gross Enrolment Ratio For Higher Education Increases To 24.5% Says MHRD

    Gross Enrolment Ratio For Higher Education Increases To 24.5%  Says MHRD

    In a press release, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) informed that the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GRE) for Higher Education in India increased to 24.5 percent during 2015-16. This is a positive step toward increasing the rate of literacy in the country.

  • How Rural India Is Fighting ‘Information Poverty’

    How Rural India Is Fighting ‘Information Poverty’

    Digital literacy in rural areas has made us see sights that we had only dreamt about. We have seen children in Rajasthan use Google images to travel to Agra to see the Taj Mahal. We have seen women in Bihar jumping over the boundary walls of their houses to escape the elder men’s glare when they go to take their digital literacy classes. We have ...

  • India's Great School Education Challenge: Crisis In BIMARU States

    India's Great School Education Challenge: Crisis In BIMARU States

    By 2020, India will have the worlds largest working population-- 869 million -- but an IndiaSpend analysis of indicators on literacy, school enrolment, learning outcomes, and education spending across four states -- with 43.6 per cent of Indias school-age population between the ages of five and 14 -- revealed that India is unprepared to educate and...

  • India's Government Schools Short Of One Million Teachers, Finds Study

    India's Government Schools Short Of One Million Teachers, Finds Study

    By Abhishek Waghmare/ IndiaSpend Eighteen per cent positions of teachers in government-run primary schools and 15 per cent in secondary schools are vacant nationwide, according to data tabled in the Lok Sabha by the Human Resources Development Minister on December 5, 2016. Put another way, one in six teaching positions in government schools is vaca...

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