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  • Miles to go. . .

    Miles to go. . .

    The new National Education Policy (NEP) has been welcomed and castigated in equal measure by commentators along predictable lines. An omnibus document, the National Education Policy 2020, has been designed as a panacea for all ills of the education system, at all levels. The NEP ran into controversy the day its draft was published in May 2019, because the NEP proposed universal teaching of Hindi in lower classes. Hopefully, with the controversy now resolved, the Government can get down to the implementation of the NEP. The NEP recommends a number of fundamental changes.

    August 4, 2020
  • Ruckus over Anganwadis in Haryana House

    Ruckus over Anganwadis in Haryana House

    The Budget Session of Haryana Legislative Assembly commenced on Monday with ruckus over Anganwadi workers who are agitating in the state for regularisation of service. Immediately after the Governor’s Address and the obituary references, Leader of Opposition and senior Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Abhay Singh Chautala raised the issue pertaining to Anganwadi workers …

    March 5, 2018
  • Need to create awareness on mentrual health: Jain

    Need to create awareness on mentrual health: Jain

    Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday emphasised the need for creating menstrual health awareness among the women and the girls through anganwadi workers. He proposed that awareness camps be organised in educational institutions. Speaking as chief guest while launching a book on menstrual health awareness ‘Mahawari ki Kahani Sachhi Saheli ki Zubaani’ prepared by …

    January 25, 2018
  • Woman ‘marries’ UP CM to highlight plight of Anganwadi workers

    Woman ‘marries’ UP CM to highlight plight of Anganwadi workers

    Their demands stonewalled for a long time by the state government, Anganwadi workers in Uttar Pradesh have devised a new way to put pressure on the powers that be. Amid chanting of hymns and drum beating, an Aanganwadi worker from Sitapur symbolically “married” a picture of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The mock wedding, solemnised in …

    December 6, 2017
  • EPF Board decides to extend coverage to welfare scheme workers

    EPF Board decides to extend coverage to welfare scheme workers

    The Central Board of Employees Provident Fund Trustees today met under the chairmanship of Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya and decided to recommend to the Government social security cover under the EPF Organisation to volunteers of  Anganwadi, ASHA, and Mid-Day meal schemes. The Board took note of the extension of Employees’ …

    March 30, 2017