The Delhi Model of Education
The Delhi education model has caught people's attention in Delhi in the last five years. Validating this model provides now a direction for the next phase of reforms.
PM Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY)
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna was launched in the year 2016 under Ministry of Finance. The scheme was valid from December 16, 2016, to March 31, 2017, and later was extended till 20,June 2020. A 1.70 lakh cr. relief packages to the underprivileged, poor and migrant workers affected by lockdown amidst COVID 19 crisis, was announced.
e-Raksha competition has been launched by National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) in partnership with Cyber Peace Foundation and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisations (UNESCO)
Effect of lockdown - a massive increase in Unemployment
India has implemented one of the world's strictest lockdowns to control the Covid-19 outbreak. This resulted in an almost complete shutdown in April 2020 of all economic activity, with gradual and partial lifting of restrictions throughout the month of May. The apparent consequence of this shutdown was a huge rise in joblessness.
ASER stands for the Annual Status of Education Report and seeks to include an annual report on the basic learning rates of children across the country for each district and state. ASER survey uses the 2011 census as a sample, which is the only annual source that provides information on the results of children's enrolment, schooling and foundation skills in India.
Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan
As the whole world, including India is reeling from the crisis engendered by the COVID-19 pandemic, India saw this as an opportunity to relook at systems and institutions to not just combat the crisis but also to prevail.
International Women's Day
United Nations (UN) became the first international body to assert the principle of equality between women and men in its founding document.
TRACKING SCHEME THROUGH GIS
Location based information is the most important aspect of a digital economy. It helps not only to plan the development programmes but also to monitor them to manage transparent, effective and efficient delivery of citizenry services.
National Education Policy 2020
Panel headed by former ISRO chief K. Kasturirangan submitted a draft of National Education Policy which forms the basis of National Education Policy 2020. This policy is aligned to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.