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'Literacy' - 82 News Result(s)

  • 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...

  • Assam Government Giving Top Priority To Spreading Digital Awareness

    Assam Government Giving Top Priority To Spreading Digital Awareness

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday said the state government is taking all measures to make people aware about digital banking by giving it top priority.

  • Andhra Pradesh To Become Digitally Literate State: Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu

    Andhra Pradesh To Become Digitally Literate State: Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu

    Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said his government has been utilising technology in a big way to make Andhra Pradesh a digitally literate state and called on information technologists to come forward with innovative ideas.

  • How Sanitation, Literacy Rate Affect Anaemic, Pregnant Women In India

    How Sanitation, Literacy Rate Affect Anaemic, Pregnant Women In India

    By Charlie Moloney In the last decade, India has seen a decline in the number of anaemic women. However, it still is home to more anaemic, pregnant women than any other country. All the 14 states surveyed for the latest National Family Health Survey 2015-16 showed the proportion of anaemic, pregnant women has seen a drop to 45 per cent from 57 per ...

  • More Sanitation, Literacy = Fewer Anaemic, Pregnant Women

    More Sanitation, Literacy = Fewer Anaemic, Pregnant Women

    The proportion of anaemic, pregnant women dropped 12 percentage points over a decade to 2015, government health data show, but India still has more anaemic women than any other country and a prevalence rate above the global average.

  • President Mukherjee Calls For Joint Action For 100 Per Cent Literacy

    President Mukherjee Calls For Joint Action For 100 Per Cent Literacy

    Saakshar Bharat and Swachh Bharat are two sides of the same coin and there cannot be one without the other, President Pranab Mukherjee today said as he called for joint action by government and private bodies to achieve 100 per cent literacy in the country.

  • Kerala-Based NGO To Receive UNESCO Literacy Prize In Paris

    Kerala-Based NGO To Receive UNESCO Literacy Prize In Paris

    A Kerala-based NGO will today receive the prestigious UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy for its literacy-linked skill development activities at a ceremony in Paris.

  • India Could Be Late By 50 Years In Achieving Education Goals: UNESCO

    India Could Be Late By 50 Years In Achieving Education Goals: UNESCO

    Going by the current trend, India will be half a century late in achieving its global education commitments and the country needs fundamental changes in the education system if it wants to meet the 2030 sustainable development goals, a UNESCO report has said.

  • 22nd Delhi Book Fair To Focus On Government Initiatives On Literacy

    22nd Delhi Book Fair To Focus On Government Initiatives On Literacy

    The 22nd edition of the Delhi Book Fair this year aims to highlight initiatives undertaken by the central government for its 'Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan' flagship programme to inculcate better reading habits among the younger generation.

  • Salary Doubled, But 300 School Teachers Go Unpaid In Kerala For 5 Months

    Salary Doubled, But 300 School Teachers Go Unpaid In Kerala For 5 Months

    More than 300 government school teachers in Kerala - the state with the highest literacy rate -- have not been paid for five months. And with harvest festival Onam coming, they are desperate for money.

  • Facebook, Whatsapp Account For Hirachuni Village Of Jamshedpur

    Facebook, Whatsapp Account For Hirachuni Village Of Jamshedpur

    In an attempt to promote digital literacy among villagers under the Digital India campaign, Hirachuni, a small village, about 23 kms from here in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand has been identified for the purpose.

  • Long Road To Education In Madhya Pradesh’s Alirajpur

    Long Road To Education In Madhya Pradesh?s Alirajpur

    Alirajpur, Madhya Pradesh: 11-year-old Tikam Singh and 19-year-old Lalu, students of Kushalwai village in Madhya Pradesh’s Alirajpur district, dropped out of their schools a few years back. They stated that they could not cope when they moved to class six outside their village. Lalu said, “I took admission in class six, but when the teacher gav...

  • Oracle, SBI Partner to Foster Digital Skills Initiative in India

    Oracle, SBI Partner to Foster Digital Skills Initiative in India

    As part of the programme, Oracle and SBI volunteers will help enhance IT literacy among high school students, teachers and parents.

  • Digital India Connecting Rural India With Mainstream: Industry leaders

    Digital India Connecting Rural India With Mainstream: Industry leaders

    Technology will be the main enabler of access to quality education, healthcare and financial services in empowering people in non-urban and rural areas and Digital India is slowly but steadily connecting rural India with the mainstream, industry leaders said on Friday.

  • States With Higher Female Literacy Have Healthier Women

    States With Higher Female Literacy Have Healthier Women

    States with higher literacy rates for woman see better indicators for women's health, IndiaSpend analysis of data from the National Family Health Survey 2013-14 reveals.

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