Compiled by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare with the help of UNICEF and medical experts from the country, the CNNS report is the first of its kind to represent the nutritional habits and micronutrient levels in children and adolescents across the nation.
“We have already done a lot of work when it comes to adoption. But we are yet to increase awareness and the number of children under foster care in the city,” says Navjot Kaur, Director of Social Welfare (DSW).
Since nursery admissions began in Chandigarh on Monday, parents have been scrambling for admission forms, filling in applications and acquiring appropriate documentation, in order to get their child admitted to a school that they hope will secure his or her future.
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a study done to produce comparable data on education policy and outcomes across countries. What is the aim of the test and how has India performed so far?
Mamta and several other parents in the city were moving from one school to another on Monday as the admission procedure for nursery began officially on Monday. For parents from the Economic Weaker Section category, the process is a bit more grueling.
“We started putting up posters about six days ago, on Thursday. We are allowed to put up whatever poster we wish to since this is a social organisation and not a political one,” said Rohan Kumar, an LLB student at PU, whose number was printed on the posters.
In isolation, and to those who have not experienced the fear a woman faces every time she travels alone and has to face the predatory remarks of cab drivers, this incident might not seem to carry much weight.
To attain hostel accommodation one has to register either online or in person. After this, students have to run between the DSW office and the warden, for getting their permission. There seems to be no centralized process put in place.
This idea of the Global Alumni event was reportedly conceived by the university’s Vice Chancellor, to rectify this lack of alumni network and raise funds for the university through the alumni’s contributions.
Many students say that beyond field trips and guest lectures, the most crucial aspect of education in Archaeology is the practice in excavation, which is impossible at Panjab University, given the limited resources of the department.
“If there is such an incident, the students should inform us immediately. They can call me on the spot or tell the security officer nearby and the matter will be sorted then and there. We would have caught the boy and registered an FIR,” said Professor Ashwani Koul, Chief Security Officer at PU.