07.06.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Government schools to have English-medium classes   With the objective of making Kannada-medium government school students ready to compete with those from private English-medium schools, the Education Department here has taken a significant decision to start English-medium classes Read More …

15-16.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Study: Ambulance not accessible to 50% of pregnant women   The Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY), a health scheme for SC/ST and BPL families, has recorded an impressive performance by reducing maternal and neonatal mortality by promoting institutional deliveries in Read More …

29-30.10.17 KPSC (Karnataka) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Public education continues to fail Karnataka’s children   Despite a vast network of block education officers and deputy directors of public education, monitoring of government schools remains a concern for Karnataka’s education department. While lack of monitoring results in a Read More …

22-23.10.17 KPSC (Karnataka) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka govt plans to increase GER to 40% in next 5-years: Rayareddy   Karnataka is looking at an investment of Rs 5000 crore in higher education sector in an endeavor to raise gross enrollment ratio (GER) to 40% in Read More …

22-23.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand forms special cattle squads to check bovine smuggling, cow vigilantes   Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat  directed the state director general of police (DGP) Anil Raturi to form a special squad — the first of its kind in Read More …

Education for Girls, other Socially and Economically and other disadvantaged sections of people and Minorities

Despite national commitments through a host of constitutional provisions as well as programmes to fulfill them, of inequalities of different kinds continue to persist in all aspects of social life including education. The benefits extended by the government, from time Read More …