Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA)

Context The Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) under the aegis of Ministry of Corporate Affairs has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indira Gandhi National Open University…

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National Education Alliance for Technology Scheme

Context The National Education Alliance for Technology Scheme (NEAT), which is being implemented by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), aims to act as a bridge between edtech…

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State schemes can cast a lifeline to this welfare plan

State schemes can cast a lifeline to this welfare plan Context Five years since its introduction, there is vast scope for improvement in the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana. About…

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In NFHS-5 report card the good the sober the future

Context NFHS-5 has encouraging news but addressing discriminatory social norms must remain top priority. Positive Signs in NFHS-5 Edition Population growth is stabilising The Total Fertility Rate — the average…

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NITI Aayog releases Health Index 2021

Context Recently, NITI Aayog releases Health Index 2021  i.e. Healthy States Progressive India Report Round-IV 2019-20. In the current round of Health Index, three new indicators were added. These are…

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