EDUCATION SCHEMES

  • Maharashtra: Girls above 18 years in BPL families to get Rs 1 lakh for education August 29, 2013

    The Maharashtra government will soon table an insurance scheme under which the girl child, born in below poverty line families, will get Rs 1 lakh for education on turning 18. Mooted by Women and Child Development Ministry, the scheme --Sukanya-- would be tabled in the cabinet meet, scheduled on Friday. Under...
  • Female literacy rate leapfrogs to 53 pc in Bihar: Nitish April 28, 2013

    Patna: Literacy among women in Bihar has leapfrogged to over 53 per cent from 33 per cent 12 years ago due to sustained efforts of the government, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Sunday. "Due to the hard labour of our government the female literacy rate in Bihar which was...
  • Bihar CM's education scheme turns into a scam January 17, 2012

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's much lauded free education scheme has allegedly turned into a multicrore scam with over 3 lakh fake student enrolments come to light. The case came to light when most of the students were found to have been enrolled in several schools simultaneously. In fact a...