Budget 2018: Emphasis should be given to education, skill development

This year’s budget is the most awaited announcement since the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the incumbent government’s last budget of this term. It is, indeed, a great opportunity for the government to introduce some revolutionary changes specifically for the education sector. The education sector has witnessed 16 per cent growth in recent years and it is expected to continue with the upward trend. It is seen that as per the Economic Survey presented in Parliament, major reforms undertaken over the past year will allow real…

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‘English as a Life Skill’

The third phase of the Presidential Initiative ‘English as a Life Skill’ through which the President takes English Language Skills across the country with a special focus on Spoken English, is being launched by the President from Temple Trees in the morning of Tuesday February 19, 2013. Releasing the creativity latent within the State Education System For the first time in the history of language teaching and learning in our schools, a set of 50 English language learning DVDs for grades 10 and 11 will be launched together with a…

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