KOLKATA, 25 JULY: Despite implementing the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) scheme nine years back, more than 50 per cent of the students who get enrolled in class I in the state drop out before reaching even class IX. This has been revealed by the Assembly Standing Committee on School Education.

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Spelling out zero tolerance for disruption and delay in the implementation of the mid-day meal scheme, the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has written to all state governments asking them to set up a grievance redressal mechanism to keep a tab on the programme.

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New Delhi: For the first time in the history of Independent India, the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) today came together to clean up the Ganges, with the government handing over the mammoth task to the IIT consortium.

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NEW DELHI: A consortium of seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) has been officially signed on to prepare a management plan for the Ganga river basin to ensure the clean and continuous flow of the river.

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New Delhi: Britain, which funds barely 2% of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan through its donor agency Department For International Development (DFID), has launched an investigation into diversion of funds and allegations of corruption in the flagship programme.