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Is the balanced marking scheme a boon for pupils?

A few years after its students started scoring sky rocketing scores, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), seems to have made its marking policy for class XII exams more stringent this year. While several students featured in the 90s brigade like every year, experts have observed that the overall ...

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Goa to relaunch scheme to detect metabolic disorders in babies

The Manohar Parrikar-led Goa government will re-introduce the scheme to screen newborn babies for detecting metabolic disorders. The scheme, started by the erstwhile congress-led government in the state, was discontinued in 2012 when Manohar Parrikar was Chief Minister. The health programme is now being resurrected when Parrikar is once again ...

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Here’s how a Program for Minority is bridging the gap between policies and implementation

The Multi-sectoral Development Programme (MsDP) was conceived as a special initiative of the follow up action on the minority schemes and policies. It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) approved by the Government in the beginning of the 11th five Year Plan and launched in the year 2008-09 in 90 ...

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Everything you need to know about Maulana Azad National Academy for Skills (MANAS)

Maulana Azad National Academy for Skills (MANAS) is an ambitious and over-arching skill development architecture, aimed at providing all India level training framework, based upon tie-ups with National/International training organizations for imparting training to the minority population, for skills that are currently in demand. It will also provide concessional credit ...

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