Focus on Disability: Give SDG monitoring some bite

Last week, UN member states agreed to the 169 targets of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which, pending formal adoption in September, will guide global development from January 2016 to 2030. Their predecessors, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), achieved impressive results, including halving extreme hunger and almost halving the death rate of under fives.… Read More Focus on Disability: Give SDG monitoring some bite

HRD Ministry says nearly three lakh children with learning disability enrolled in schools

The HRD Ministry has said that 2.84 lakh children in the age group 6-14 years with learning disabilities are enrolled in schools as per Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE) 2013-14. These constitute 0.14 percent of the total enrolment at the elementary level.Under SSA, regular parental counselling programmes are conducted for parents of children… Read More HRD Ministry says nearly three lakh children with learning disability enrolled in schools