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National Education Policy 2020: Related Developments

    CBSE to have a new mode of assessment. Delhi University recently announced its intention to reintroduce the four-year under-graduate courses from the upcoming academic session 2021-22 as a part of the NEP 2020. The four-year programme is set to return to the DU this year with multiple exit options. Students are likely toContinue reading “National Education Policy 2020: Related Developments”

Get started for your professional career – Write a Research Paper

Get started for your professional career- Write a Research Paper “Having one with your name on it, is a really good thing!” No matter what field of study you are interested in, you will most likely be asked to write a research paper during your academic journey. Research results can be presented in a varietyContinue reading “Get started for your professional career – Write a Research Paper”

Importance of Undertaking an Undergraduate Research Study

Importance of Undertaking an Undergraduate Research Study While pursuing our undergraduate studies, most of us are so bustled in the new structure of academics, that we do not even know how research is an option for us or that it even existed, let alone how to get involved in it. Most of us think itContinue reading “Importance of Undertaking an Undergraduate Research Study”

Delhi University Under Graduate Programme Updates:

Delhi University Under Graduate Programme Updates: The Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) is set to return at Delhi University with the NEP Implementation Committee (NIC) suggesting an overhaul to align the course with the National Education Policy 2020. Students can now opt for a four-year undergraduate course with the final year earmarked for multi-disciplinary research andContinue reading “Delhi University Under Graduate Programme Updates:”

Moving Away from Agriculture : Boon or Bane?

Moving away from Agriculture : Boon or Bane? To download: Click here “If agriculture goes wrong, nothing else will have a chance to go right in the country.” – M. S. Swaminathan.   India was and is a land of agriculture. Agriculture is the most important sector of the Indian economy and is considered itsContinue reading “Moving Away from Agriculture : Boon or Bane?”

Screaming Mind, Stapled Mouth : Mental Health and its Stigmatisation

Screaming Mind, Stapled Mouth : Mental Health and its Stigmatisation To download: Click here Interviewer: Ms. Namrata Chandorkar Research Associate, IDEA In order to clear the hush around mental illness and related issues, IDEA interviewed Mr. Shiv Kumar, a renowned psychologist, who speaks of the stigma around mental health issues. In talks with Mr. Kumar,Continue reading “Screaming Mind, Stapled Mouth : Mental Health and its Stigmatisation”

A Student’s Manual to Being a Campus Ambassador

A Student’s Manual to Being a Campus Ambassador To download: Click here Ms. Atifa Naaz, Research Associate, IDEA, is in charge of coordinating IDEA’s Campus Ambassador Programme. She has penned down her thoughts in this blog where she elaborates on how a Campus Ambassador Programme helps individuals gain valuable skills (in addition to boosting yourContinue reading “A Student’s Manual to Being a Campus Ambassador”

Case Analysis: Satish v. State of Maharashtra

Case Analysis: Satish v. State of Maharashtra To download: Click here Intent of Legislation > Strict Interpretation of Statute   Just a week ago, in yet another heartbreaking incident of child molestation, the judgment of the Bombay High Court (Nagpur Bench) has stirred a discussion over the interpretation of the Protection of Children from SexualContinue reading “Case Analysis: Satish v. State of Maharashtra”

MeraBills: A Step towards Financial Inclusion

MeraBills: A Step towards Financial Inclusion Recently, Innovations in Development and Empowerment Alternatives (IDEA) undertook consultancy on a financial literacy initiative named “MeraBills.” In conversation with Ms. Narayani Gupta, Programme Officer, IDEA, let us understand what this initiative was all about.   What is “MeraBills?” What is its inspiration? Its vision?   Imagine a situationContinue reading “MeraBills: A Step towards Financial Inclusion”