With a view to enhancing enrollment, retention and attendance and simultaneously improving nutritional levels among children, the National Programme of Nutritional Support to Primary Education was launched in 1995. From 2008-09 onwards the programme covers all children studying in class I to VIII in all areas across the country. … [Read more...] about Budget 2019 proposes five-fold increase in salary allocation for university, college teachers
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In reply to another query on the total number of students enrolled in various programmes in JNU, the administration said that 1,264 students are registered for graduate programmes and 4,251 enrolled for MPhil/PhD. 2,877 students are pursuing post graduate programmes.Get access to India's fastest growing financial subscriptions service Moneycontrol Pro for as little as Rs 599 for first year. Use the code "GETPRO". Moneycontrol Pro offers you all the information you need for wealth creation including actionable investment ideas, independent research and insights & analysis For more information, check out the Moneycontrol website or mobile app. … [Read more...] about JNU does not have info on nationality of 82 foreign students: RTI reply
This year, however, the AO has been under a cloud, literally. The smoke from the horrific bushfires in Australia has caused incessant coughing and health issues to some players in the qualifying rounds as well as during practice sessions. With tournament organisers having ruled out the chance of cancelling or postponing the event, some quarters are nudging for the AO to go indoors. Already, the AO has its three largest courts fitted with retractable roofs that close during rains and extreme heat. These will be used, the organisers have said, in the “unlikely case of extreme smoke conditions.” … [Read more...] about Australian Open: Serena’s record pursuit and an aging Federer’s search for crowning glory
The early signs of that came under NDA II with the recently announced concessional tax regime incentivising doing of business in India -- A lowly 15 per cent headline tax rate for new domestic manufacturers and 22 per cent for other businesses. While the concessions have got support from stakeholders, it is safe to say we are still in early days to reap the real benefit of the move. … [Read more...] about Budget 2020: What next after the corporate tax cut?
The other focus of the budget was on increasing disposable income in the hands of the middle class, and initiatives like tax rebate for individuals earning up to Rs 5 lakh (3 crore beneficiaries as per government estimates), higher standard deduction for salary income from Rs 40,000 to Rs 50,000, no TDS on interest earned up to Rs 40,000 per annual from savings bank account and post office savings schemes. Individuals having unoccupied second house will not be required to pay tax on such a property. … [Read more...] about Budget 2019: An Election Agenda?