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Summary

63%

Schools under Atal Tinkering Labs

5,441

Schools under Atal Tinkering Labs

5,441

Total Applications on National Scholarship Portal

1,26,69,000

Total Applications on National Scholarship Portal

1,26,69,000

(SWAYAM) Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds

35 Lacs enrolled

(SWAYAM) Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds

35 Lacs enrolled

New Institutions

141 Universities

New Institutions

141 Universities

New IIITs

14

New IIITs

14

New IIMs

7

New IIMs

7

New IITs

7

New IITs

7

Disha- Digital Saksharta Abhiyaan: Certified Candidates

8872351

Disha- Digital Saksharta Abhiyaan: Certified Candidates

8872351

Recognizing talent with PM Research Fellowship Scholarship worth ₹70,000-₹80,000 per month for 5 years and ₹2 lakh annual grant for PhD & research

60 universities granted graded autonomy. Quality Institutes granted autonomy by passing IIM Bill

National Testing Agency to conduct all professional exams as per International Standard

12,669,000 Applications on National Scholarship Portal

SWAYAM offers more than 1000 online courses & has over 35 lakh users

Increased Funding to Sarv Shiksha Abhiyaan: The allocation of SSA funds to States and UTs was revised and in 2016, 10% of the funds were allocated for components related to entitlements and promoting quality education in schools. In 2017 this was enhanced to 30%. It is expected this will further increase to around 40% by April, 2018.

Mid-day Meal Scheme: Mid Day Meal scheme offers food every day to 9.78 crore students in 11.40 lakh schools and 25.38 lakh cooks are employed in preparing it.

Disha- Digital Saksharta Abhiyaan, Training Partners: 624 , Registered Candidates: 17160892, Tranining Completed: 16558539, Certified Candidates: 8872351

Over 30,000 students are engaged with 2,500 Atal Tinkering Labs promoting research and innovation in them

1.7 crore digital books available to the 30 lakh users registered with the National Digital Library of India

Over 3,311 audios, 650 e-books & 504 flip books available on e-pathshala portal & mobile app

13,635 files available on National Repository of Open Educational Resources

20 institutes will be declared as “Institute of Eminence.”

Giving an opportunity to our finest minds through the Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship. 1,000 students with academic excellence are given 5 years’ scholarship worth Rs 70,000-Rs 80,000 per month and Rs 2 lakh annual research grant for doing Ph D and research.

News Reports

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A blueprint for higher education
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Role of Government in Education in India
IRC-ADMIN Jun 1 2015 12:00AM
Education can make India globally competitive
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Govt outlines vision for education sector
IRC-ADMIN Jan 1 2015 12:00AM
Modi government to launch E-libraries
IRC-ADMIN Oct 1 2014 12:00AM