Social Issuess

Promotion of AYUSH Mission | PIB Summary

The Government of India has approved and notified Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National AYUSH Mission (NAM) on 29th September 2014. National AYUSH Mission The scheme envisages better access to AYUSH services; Strengthening of AYUSH educational institutions, Facilitate the enforcement of quality control of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani & Homoeopathy (ASU &H) drugs, and Sustainable availability …

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Employees’ Enrolment Campaign | PIB Summary

An Employees Enrolment Campaign has been launched by Employees Provident Fund Organisation during the period 01.01.2017 to 31.03.2017, in order to extend social security benefits to all the eligible workers in the country. Employees Enrolment Campaign | Highlights During the Employees Enrolment Campaign, various financial incentives are being offered to establishments to enroll their workers. …

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Schemes for Minority Women | PIB Summary

Apart from other schemes which are available to all, including women, Ministry of Minority Affairs implements three specific schemes for women as below:- Highlights of the schemes NAI ROSHNI – It is aimed at leadership development of Minority Women specially for development of women belonging to minority communities with an aim to empower and instil …

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Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) of Boys and Girls | PIB Summary

As per Unified-District Information System For Education (UDISE) 2015-16, the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) of boys and girls at secondary level is 79.16 % and 80.97% respectively and GER of boys and girls at Senior Secondary level is 55.95% and 56.41% respectively. GER | Analysis There is no massive gap in the Gross Enrolment Ratio …

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Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana | PIB Summary

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its post-facto approval for launching of Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017 (VPBY 2017).  It is a part of Government’s commitment for financial inclusion and social security. Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana | Details The scheme will be implemented through Life Insurance Corporation of India …

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Education in India | Solutions (Part – 2)

To read the Part 1 in the Education Series  : Click Here Continuing from the last part some of the remaining issues are as follows :  Information and Communications Technology potential not fully tapped by educational institutes in the country Teacher development and management Not equipping teachers with competencies required to cope up with new profile …

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Education in India | Issues (Part – 1)

Education is more than just about qualifications or test scores; it embodies our hope for the future. Therefore, it requires a deep commitment to the fourth United Nations Sustainable Development Goal, which aims, by 2030, to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” This goal is still a distant prospect …

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