Bombay HC allows mentally challenged kids to study till 18 years under SSA

The Bombay High Court on Thursday said that mentally challenged students at shelter homes in Maharashtra can study under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan till they turn 18.

Hooda to address students on Teacher's Day

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will address students across the state on the occasion of Teacher's Day and his address will be broadcast live.

Include `third gender` children in schools, states advised

States and union territories have been advised to take steps for admitting socially and educationally backward "third gender" children in educational institutions, parliament was told Wednesday.

Dropout rate matter of concern: Smriti Irani

The overall primary school dropout rates have gone down in India except in the case of tribal children, Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani said here on Wednesday.

Financial irregularities of Rs 10,000 crore detected in Bihar: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General detected financial irregularities of over Rs 10,000 crore in Bihar government departments during the financial year 2012-13.

UPA govt denying funds to West Bengal: Trinamool Congress

Trinamool Congress on Thursday accused the UPA government of denying funds to West Bengal and demanded immediate release of money for central schemes like MGNREGA and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.

Mamata accuses UPA govt of depriving WB of central funds

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the Congress led UPA government of denying her state funds under the MGNREGA and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan schemes.

PM stresses on critical importance of investing in education

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said his government has widened educational opportunities with the launch of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and scholarships for the underprivileged and girl child.

National digital repository for schools launched

Union Human Resource Development Minister MM Pallam Raju launched an initiative to bring together digital resources for various subjects in different languages.

More funds for calamity-hit Uttarakhand under education programme

The Centre has sanctioned additional funds under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan programme for flood-ravaged Uttarakhand.

Himachal achieves Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan targets

The SSA project director said the questionnaire for the test has been developed at state-level by the SSA pedagogy wing with help from government school teachers.

SSA teachers take to streets in Meghalaya

Thousands of aggrieved Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers in the state on Thursday took to the streets demanding speedy release of their five-month pending salaries and enhancement of the same.

SSA teachers take to streets in Meghalaya

Thousands of aggrieved Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers in the state today took to the streets demanding speedy release of their five-month pending salaries and enhancement of the same.

Probe on into reports of irregularities: Sibal

Irregularities in various Centrally-sponsored schemes like Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shikhsha Abhiyan in J&K were found.

126 districts having 60% retention rate in schools

About 126 districts have been identified in the country where schools have recorded less than 60 per cent retention rate in 2011-12 academic season.

‘Centre not releasing funds for SSA in Bihar’

State government slammed the UPA government for failing to release full share of funds to Bihar for implementation of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

Free bicycles to girl students in Haryana

The Haryana government on Sunday announced that over 20,000 girl students would soon get free bicycles in the state.

Fund utilisation under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan satisfactory: Sibal

Union HRD minister Kapil Sibal says foreign funds make up for six percent of total allocation for the ambitious Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan programme.

UK inquiry into misuse of India education aid

Britain has launched an inquiry
into reports that millions of pounds of aid for education and
the `Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan`, has disappeared into the depths
of corruption.