India

Use of ICT in Education :: NEP 2016 Policy Framework

A significant development since the previous Education Policy of 1986/92 is the emergence of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) which has brought in new dimensions in the fields education. New possibilities have opened up for use of information technology in different ways, not only to manage the sector, but also directly assist in enhancing the […]

Literacy and Lifelong Learning :: NEP 2016 Policy Framework

An emphasis on adult literacy was put for the first time on 2 nd October 1978 when the National Adult Education Programme (NAEP) was launched. In the last 40 years, a number of programmes have been started, such as, Rural Functional Literacy Programme (RFLP), National Literacy Mission (NLM), Saakshar Bharat Abhiyan, etc. Despite all these […]

Vision, Mission, Goals and Objectives of the National Education Policy

Vision The National Education Policy (NEP), 2016 envisions a credible and high-performing education system capable of ensuring inclusive quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all and producing students/graduates equipped with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values that are required to lead a productive life, participate in the country’s development process, respond to the requirements […]

Key challenges in the Education Sector :: NEP 2016

The earlier policies on education have laid out clear objectives and goals; however, many of these have not been realized fully. Though India has made significant progress in terms of enhancing access to and participation in all levels of education, the overall picture of education development in the country is mixed and there are many […]

Preamble to National Education Policy 2016

India has always accorded high importance to education. The Education System which was evolved first in ancient India is known as the Vedic system. The ultimate aim of education in ancient India was not knowledge, as preparation for life in this world or for life beyond, but for complete realization of the self. The Gurukul […]

“The Answer Company set to unfold the next leap of eGov Apps in India”, Sudhir Aggarwal

“The Answer Company set to unfold the next leap of eGov Apps in India”, Sudhir Aggarwal

A very few of us would be in the know that the fabled Global News Agency Thomson Reuters, whose bylines dot almost every coveted newspaper, has a broader portfolio of semantic software applications in the domain of eGovernance as well. Built upon the knowledge legacy of Thomson Reuters these semantic tools can be seen as […]

Rajan Go Back, Abolish Income Tax & Agriculture Futures :: Swamy’s Prescriptions for a 10% Growth

Rajan Go Back, Abolish Income Tax & Agriculture Futures :: Swamy’s Prescriptions for a 10% Growth

The indefatigable Subramanian Swamy seem to be intensifying the clamour of “Rajan Go Back” in order to salvage the Indian Economy and grow at 10%. Both the titans privy to the dynamics of Global Finance have their own reasons to be on the different sides of the policy tables. Speaking at the Indian Merchant’s Chamber […]

Galvanizing for 2017 :: BJP’s Electoral War Strategy & Expansion of Team Base

Galvanizing for 2017 :: BJP’s Electoral War Strategy & Expansion of Team Base

Electioneering & Governance remain the perpetual seesaw for an aspirational political disposition. After having captured the reigns of power, the Bharatiya Janta Party is not letting it easy. It’s treating every single electoral battlefield as a serious contest and is formulating adequate strategies to address the political challenge as well as meeting the aspirations of […]

School on Television :: Tata Sky offers Classroom at Rs 99 per month

School on Television :: Tata Sky offers Classroom at Rs 99 per month

What more the students look for – Classroom on Television ? Tata Sky in its bid to expand its subscriber base by way of innumerable content categories has launched Tata Sky Classroom which is powered by its other group company, Tata Classedge which aims at reaching out to 10 million students by 2025. This Value Added Service […]

RAPID Expansion of Taxpayer Base :: PM’s Mantras to Tax Officials from being Marauders to Mentors

RAPID Expansion of Taxpayer Base :: PM’s Mantras to Tax Officials from being Marauders to Mentors

  Extending the ever increasing repository of acronyms, PM added one more, this time in the context of expansion of taxpayer base. RAPID :: 5-point charter for tax administrators to reform the taxation system in the country Revenue Accountability, Probity, Information Digitisation The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for the doubling of tax base from the […]

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