Effect of lockdown - a massive increase in Unemployment
India has implemented one of the world's strictest lockdowns to control the Covid-19 outbreak. This resulted in an almost complete shutdown in April 2020 of all economic activity, with gradual and partial lifting of restrictions throughout the month of May. The apparent consequence of this shutdown was a huge rise in joblessness.
e-Raksha competition has been launched by National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) in partnership with Cyber Peace Foundation and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisations (UNESCO)
PM Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY)
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna was launched in the year 2016 under Ministry of Finance. The scheme was valid from December 16, 2016, to March 31, 2017, and later was extended till 20,June 2020. A 1.70 lakh cr. relief packages to the underprivileged, poor and migrant workers affected by lockdown amidst COVID 19 crisis, was announced.
The Delhi Model of Education
The Delhi education model has caught people's attention in Delhi in the last five years. Validating this model provides now a direction for the next phase of reforms.