New Education Policy – Union Cabinet Approved the STARS Project

New Education Policy – Union Cabinet Approved the STARS Project. Union Cabinet approved the World Bank-supported Strengthening Teaching- Learning and Results for States (STARS) project under The National Educational Policy (NEP) is a policy formulated by the Government of India to promote education amongst India’s people. There 6 States of India will be covered under STARS Project.

Latest Government Jobs 2020

Highlights:

  • The Cabinet has also approved a special package worth Rs. 520 crore under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission for Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh and has also demerged Nagarnar Steel Plant from National Minerals Development Corporation Ltd.
  • The STARS Project would be covering around 52% of children from government schools belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and other minority communities.
  • The project would be helping students to prepare for future job by tackling the learning outcome challenges

About STARS Project:

  • This STARS project will be implemented as a new centrally-sponsored scheme under the Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Education. The 6 states that are covered are Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and Odisha.
  • The programme was launched in 1994. The World Bank through the programme has helped India achieve its vision of “Education for All”.

About NEP:

The National Education Policy 2020 (NEP 2020), which was approved by the Union Cabinet of India on 29 July 2020, outlines the vision of India’s new education system. The new policy replaces the previous National Policy on Education, 1986.

Related Questions:

  • What is the total cost of the STARS Project? – Rs  5,718 crore.
  • Under the chairmanship of whom Committee for Evolution of the New Education Policy’ submitted its report in May 2016? – T.S.R. Subramanian
  • World Bank approves how many million USD for education under STARS Project? – 500 million
  • STARS Project was launched in – 1994
  • Who among the following was the Chairman of newly constituted drafting NEP 2020 in June 2017? – Dr. K. Kasturirangan
  • Name the schemes which are under STARS Project? – Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Rashtriya Madyamik Shiksha Abhiyan and Teacher Education

< < Read More Static GK Article 2020 > >

 

Online Test SeriesClick Here
To Join Whatsapp
Click Here
To Subscribe Youtube Click Here
To Join Telegram Channel
Click Here

Related Articles

TN Police Constable Free Test Available | Check TNUSRB PC Model Question

TN Police Constable Free Test Available | Check TNUSRB PC Model Question. Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board has announced 10,000 + Vacancies for...

Utkarsh Bangla(PBSSD) Recruitment 2020 – 162 Various Posts Apply Online!!!

Utkarsh Bangla(PBSSD) Recruitment 2020. Paschim Banga Society for Skill Development (PBSSD) invites online applications for the posts of District Project Manager, Sub-Divisional Project Manager,...

GRI Non-Teaching Recruitment 2020 – Apply Now!!!

GRI Non-Teaching Recruitment 2020 The Gandhigram Rural Institute University offers a non-teaching vacancy. The selection process is going through Walk-in-Interview. The date of the...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest Articles

TN Police Constable Free Test Available | Check TNUSRB PC Model Question

TN Police Constable Free Test Available | Check TNUSRB PC Model Question. Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board has announced 10,000 + Vacancies for...

Utkarsh Bangla(PBSSD) Recruitment 2020 – 162 Various Posts Apply Online!!!

Utkarsh Bangla(PBSSD) Recruitment 2020. Paschim Banga Society for Skill Development (PBSSD) invites online applications for the posts of District Project Manager, Sub-Divisional Project Manager,...

GRI Non-Teaching Recruitment 2020 – Apply Now!!!

GRI Non-Teaching Recruitment 2020 The Gandhigram Rural Institute University offers a non-teaching vacancy. The selection process is going through Walk-in-Interview. The date of the...

Thoothukudi District Jobs 2020 – Outreach Worker Vacancies, Apply Offline!!!

Thoothukudi District Jobs 2020: Thoothukudi District announced a contract basis job offer for the post of Outreach Worker. Interested Candidates can access and download...

SEBI Exam Date 2020 Out – Download Officer Grade A Revised Schedule Now

SEBI Exam Date 2020 Out - Download Officer Grade A Revised Schedule Now !!!. The Securities and Exchange Board of India has released the...