School dropout rate till class 8 zero during 2020-21 in Telangana: Report
The dropout rate till class eight of Telangana was zero during the academic year 2020-21, revealed unified district information system for education plus (UDISE+) report 2020-21.
In the report released by the department of school education and literacy, 13.9% of students of a total 11,21,917 enrolled in class nine and class 10 had dropped out during 2020-21, of which 14.3% are boys and 13.4% are girls.
In Telangana, a total of 69,64,553 students had been enrolled in pre-primary to class 12 during the said year.
According to the report, a total of 4,79,174 new students were admitted in class 1 in various schools across the state.
Of the total new admissions, 2,51,143 are boys and 2,28,031 are girls. Of which, 1,54,249 joined government schools and the remaining were enrolled in government-aided, private among other schools in the state.
As per the report, enrollment of students in pre-primary level and class 1 has reduced by 29.1 lakh and 18.8 lakh respectively in 2020-21 as compared to 2019-20 in the country.
Total enrollment of CWSN in 2020-21 stood at 21.69 lakh as compared to 22.49 lakh in 2019-20 showing a decrease of 3.55% during 2020-21 as compared to 2019-20 across the country.
In Telangana, 43,216 CWSN were studying in class 1 to class 12 during 2020-21 as against 43,672 in 2019-20.
When it comes to teachers, a total of 3,20,216 were working in schools across Telangana in 2020-21 as against 3,05,597 in 2019-20.
Yoon Suk-yeol : New President of South Koria
Conservative South Korean opposition candidate Yoon Suk-yeol was elected president of South Koria
Around 77% of South Korea’s 44 million eligible voters cast ballots to pick the leader of a nation whose global status is rising even as it has been riven by gender and generational divisions, while facing a confrontational North Korea.
The winner must tackle challenges including South Korea’s worst wave of COVID-19 infections, growing inequality and surging home prices, while navigating an increasingly tense rivalry between China and the United States.
Voters also want the new president to root out graft and pursue negotiations to curb North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.
National Forensic Sciences University bill introduced in LS
A bill seeking to establish a National Forensic Sciences University as an institution of national importance by upgrading the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University in Gandhinagar was introduced in Lok Sabha recently.
The statement of objects and reasons of the bill states that forensic sciences, criminology and applied behavioural sciences play a critical role in criminal investigations and prevention of crimes.
Criminal justice covers the entire gamut of processes through which crimes are investigated, criminals identified and apprehended, judged, punished and steps taken to prevent recidivism.
National Land Monetization corporation: Cabinet clears agency to monetiseGovt land
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of the National Land Monetization Corporation (NLMC) to monetise surplus land and building assets of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and other agencies linked to the Government.
NLMC will have an initial authorised share capital of Rs 5,000 crore and paid-up share capital of Rs 150 crore.
Railways, Telecommunications and Defence are among key ministries holding the maximum surplus land, while parcels of several CPSEs are in prime areas with good potential.
The NLMC will own, hold, manage and monetise surplus land and building assets of CPSEs under closure and surplus non-core land assets of Government-owned CPSEs under strategic disinvestment. This will speed up the closure process of CPSEs and smoothen the strategic disinvestment process of Government-owned CPSEs.
While the Government had set a target of Rs 1.75 lakh crore through disinvestment in its Budget estimates in 2021-22, the target has been revised to Rs 78,000 crore — for the year 2022-23, the target is Rs 65,000 crore.
NLMC will hire professionals from the private sector as in the case of similar entities like the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) and Invest India.
According to available Government data, the total land available with the Railways is 4.78 lakh hectares (11.80 lakh acres) of which 4.27 lakh hectares is under operational and allied usage while around 0.51 lakh hectare (1.25 lakh acres) is vacant.
Committee on Chardham Project
The Supreme Court named AK Sikri, as chairperson of the High-Powered Committee (HPC), which will assess the Chardham project’s cumulative and independent impact on the entire Himalayan valley.
The objective of the ChardhamPariyojana is to improve connectivity to the Chardham pilgrimage centres in the Himalayas i.e. Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, and Gangotri, making journeys to these centres faster, safer, and more convenient. 900 kilometers of highways, including the Tanakpur-Pithoragarh stretch of National Highway (NH) 125, which is part of the Kailash MansarovarYatra route will be widened under this project.
Government plans to publicise its social welfare schemes, benefits
The central government plans to spread the message on the way various social welfare schemes have benefitted the masses, including women, and people from SC and ST communities.
After a thorough review, the government will launch a campaign to amplify the schemes and their benefits extended across India.
According to the government, such schemes as Ujjwala , Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, and rural employment programme have benefitted lakhs of families by way of employment generation, affordable housing, and cooking gas facility.
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