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World Bank Approves $500 Million Loan To Improve Quality Of Education System

The World Bank on Sunday said its Board of Executive Directors had approved a $500 million (about Rs 3,700 crore) loan to improve quality and governance of school education in six Indian states.

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Skill Development: Key To Inclusive Growth

The journey to skill development should start from the elementary education level onwards.

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IIT Roorkee Organizes MoU Exchange Ceremony Between Govt. Of India And World Bank

Under four thematic priority areas i.e. Material science, Water Management & Infrastructure, Railways & ICT, twelve ACEs across Africa in their focus areas, initially seven IIT’s (Delhi, Roorkee, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Bombay, Madras and Hyderabad) two of the DST institutions (JNCASR & ARCI) from India are cooperating on twinning model.

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“Shortfalls In Educating Indian Children Constitute Learning Crisis”: World Bank

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According to the ‘World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realise Education’s Promise’ that was released on Tuesday, India ranks second after Malawi in a list of 12 countries wherein a grade two student could not read a single word of a short text.

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Much higher mean and much less standard deviation is what we need in education

Often referred to as ‘The Highest Ranked Civil Servant’ in India, T.S.R. Subramanian, the former Cabinet Secretary has taken up the most ‘firsts’ in the country. In 1992, he went to Washington as the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh and signed the agreement on ‘Education for All’ with World Bank. This was World Bank’s first loan ever to a non-financial infrastructure sector. The often used ‘Right to Information Act’ was first drafted by him. He was highly regarded for chairing the committee to provide recommendations on National Education Policy. This interview with BW Education’s Sreerupa Sil, revolves around his perception on education and understanding the past to lead us to the future.

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