25 Aug 2014
Ahmedabad: Going one step ahead of biometric-based attendance system, the Gujarat Education Department has decided to implement a broader system to monitor physical presence of students and teachers in state-run schools as well as colleges with the help of 'live web streaming' of video or photographs of classrooms.
31 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The enrolment at elementary and secondary levels has been increased substantially on account of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan, said Union Minister for Human Resources Development Smriti Irani.
23 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The overall primary school dropout rates have gone down in India except in the case of tribal children, Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani said here on Wednesday.
30 May 2014
New Delhi: World Bank has signed an agreement with the government to provide a loan assistance of USD 1,006.20 million for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan III, which is the largest ongoing "Education for All" programme in the world.
26 Aug 2014
Itanagar: Union Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari has assured Arunachal Pradesh on implementation of the 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan' to cover sanitary and safe water for all by 2019.
25 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday targeted yet another initiative taken by his predecessor Jairam Ramesh, saying the previous government's decision to have a convergence between MNREGA and toilet construction programme did not work well.
11 Mar 2014
Itanagar: Protesting against the non-release of their salaries for last six months, teachers under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) programme in Arunachal Pradesh have decided to abstain from election duty in the ensuing Lok Sabha and Assembly polls.
05 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Over 6, 00,000 posts of teachers at primary level are lying vacant under the state sector and the national literacy mission, the Parliament was informed on Monday.
19 Aug 2014
Chandigarh: Inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to corporates to chip in for rural sanitation projects, Bharti Foundation - the development arm of Bharti Enterprises on Monday announced a Rs 100 crore 'Satya Bharti Abhiyan' to provide toilets in Punjab's Ludhiana district.
17 Dec 2011
The Punjab government on Saturday decided to increase the number of annual casual leave from 10 to 15 for 13,500 teachers working under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Rashtriya. Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA).