The survey was conducted in two districts of Uttar Pradesh, where it reached a total of 60 villages. Reaching children at their home in one-on-one survey, a total of 1,201 households were covered where 1,615 children in the age group 4-8 were observed.

Additional Chief Secretary (Education) Maninder Singh would inquire into the circumstances regarding discrepancies in the textbook and the report have to be submitted within seven days, an official statement said.

The Maharashtra government will set up a "think-tank" to discuss strategies for improving quality of education in the state, School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad said on Sunday.

Work on the BJP government's ambitious project -- the new education policy -- started with a committee headed by former ISRO chief K Kasturirangan submitting the policy draft to Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank', who took charge as the new HRD Minister in the year gone by.

Education is one primary field of concern in every era. Despite of the fact that this field needs reforms, there are hardly any initiatives taken towards this. However, Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar said that he is looking at a shift from ranking to quality of education.

Gehlot, while chairing a meeting of the education department, said it is the government's effort to fill the vacant posts of teachers so the unemployed youths get timely benefits.

In 2018 and 19, Macmillan Education joined hands with Udayan Care - a foundation that provides foster care and vocational training to children, to provide learning opportunities to more than 1,500 underprivileged children.

The West Bengal government has decided to introduce a chapter on snakes in the secondary school curriculum from next academic year, a senior education official said.