A Case For Bilingual Education

Universitas Swasta di Bandung

According to a 2006 report by the Parliamentary Assembly Committee on Culture, Science and Education in France, “[B]ilingual education based on the mother tongue is the basis for long-term success.” Citing many of the known and accepted benefits of bilingualism and biliteracy, the Committee makes the case that bilingual education should be supported whenever possible, to help minorities retain their native language – and moreover increase their potential for higher levels of academic achievement in the process.

Concerns that children who grow up with two languages will either fall behind academically because of it, or are at risk of not

RBI Monetary Policy: Dovish RBI has state debt cost plunging 13 bps, yet trending over 7.10%

Seven of the 12 states which had initially indicated a borrowing of Rs 9,800 crore, did not participate in Tuesday’s auction. Additionally, Tamil Nadu borrowed Rs 1,000 crore less than indicated.

The dovish monetary policy last week coupled with lower demand helped ease the weighted average cut-off of state government debt issuances by 13 bps to 7.11 percent at Tuesday’s auctions in spite of an increase in their tenors.

Seven states and Delhi raised Rs 12,100 crore in state development loans (SDLs), as state government securities are known, a massive 38 per cent lower than the indicated level for this

Govt sanctions Rs 6,540 crore via Agri Infra Fund so far, says Narendra Singh Tomar

This amount has been sanctioned under the Agriculture Infra Fund (AIF), under which financing facility is provided for investment in viable projects

The Centre has approved over 9,000 applications and sanctioned Rs 6,540 crore so far, for the development of agri-infra projects, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Friday in Rajya Sabha.

Tomar, in his written reply to the Rajya Sabha, said: “As on date, 16,026 applications for an amount of Rs 10,627 crore have been received on the AIF portal. Out of these, 9,019 applications for Rs 6,540 crore have been sanctioned.”

This amount has been sanctioned under

Centre’s whole liabilities rose to Rs 125.71 lakh crore in September quarter, official knowledge exhibits

As per the report, yields on Authorities Securities hardened within the secondary market as a consequence of a rise in provide of such securities through the September quarter.

The federal government’s whole liabilities rose to Rs 125.71 lakh crore within the September quarter from Rs 120.91 lakh crore within the three months ended June, based on the most recent public debt administration report.

The rise displays a quarter-on-quarter improve of three.97 per cent within the July-September interval of 2021-22.

In absolute phrases, the whole liabilities, together with liabilities below the ‘Public Account’ of the federal government, jumped to Rs 125,71,747

MIDC-Loksatta conclave: Laying industrial street map for trillion-dollar financial system

Among the many matters in focus is “The commercial roadmap for a trillion greenback financial system”. (Representational picture)

A two-day business conclave hosted by Maharashtra Industrial growth Company (MIDC) and Marathi mainline every day Loksatta will deliver collectively lawmakers and business representatives to debate methods to spice up the financial system in a post-pandemic setting.

Progress and industrial growth would be the key themes on the summit at which Maharashtra chief minister, Uddhav Thackeray, will ship the key-note handle on Thursday, August 26. Representatives of the Maharashtra authorities, together with Subhash Desai, minister for industries and mining, will unveil a

Borrowing prices for states lowest since April

If G-Sec yields go down, SDL yields will comply with,” mentioned Pankaj Pathak, fund supervisor, mounted revenue at Quantum Asset Administration.

By Manish M. Suvarna

The weighted common borrowing price on state growth loans (SDL), throughout states and tenure has fallen this week to the bottom since early April 2021, primarily attributable to decrease borrowing by the states within the present monetary 12 months than the indicative borrowing calendar and moderation in yields on authorities securities up to now few days.

Within the present week, the common borrowing price has been 6.62{c34e2c9cd63a11c97fab811dbaaefe0cfbb1edd2527888e1a44d36f3491ee811}, which can also be 9 foundation factors decrease

MGNREGA: 100 days of labor? Barely 1 / 4 

The federal government says a mean of 51.52 days of labor was offered underneath the scheme in 2020-21, 48.4 days in 2019-20 and 50.88 days in 2018-19.

The Mahatma Gandhi Nationwide Rural Employment Assure Scheme (MGNREGS), the high-profile rural welfare scheme fortified by a regulation handed by Parliament in 2005, holds a promise to supply a minimum of 100 days of wage employment in a monetary yr to each rural family whose grownup member volunteers to do unskilled guide work. However even throughout 2020-21, the yr by which the Centre launched the very best quantity (`1.1 lakh crore) for the

Rural housing scheme prolonged, to value Rs 2.17 lakh crore in 3 years

To attain the target of housing for all by the 12 months 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched the PMAY-G on November 20, 2016, with a goal to construct 2.95 crore homes with primary facilities.

With the Centre working not on time in its plan to supply pucca homes to 2.95 crore poor households by 2022 in rural areas, the Union Cupboard on Wednesday permitted continuation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana — Gramin (PMAY-G) past March 2021, until March 2024, at an estimated value of Rs 2.17 lakh crore. As many as 1.56 crore homes will likely be constructed

CCEA choice: Cupboard secretary-led group to evaluation PM GatiShakti roll-out

The PM GatiShakti NMP is predicted to fast-track infrastructure initiatives and minimize delays in addition to value over-runs by means of a holistic and well-coordinated method.

The Cupboard committee on financial affairs (CCEA) on Thursday accredited the nationwide grasp plan for ‘multi-modal connectivity’, or PM GatiShakti, and determined to arrange an institutional framework to implement, assist and monitor your entire programme.

The federal government will kind an empowered group of secretaries (EGOS), a community planning group and a technical assist unit to implement the programme, introduced first by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 13.

The EGOS shall be headed

Union Budget 2022: Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry allocated Rs 13,134 crore

The National Program for the Welfare of Persons with Disabilities was allocated Rs 635 crore in 2022-23. In 2021-22, an allocation of Rs 584 crore was made.

The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry, which caters to the welfare of the backward classes and those with disabilities, was allocated Rs 13,134 crore in the Union Budget 2022-23, a 12 percent increase from the last fiscal.

An amount of Rs 11,922 crore has been allocated for the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment and Rs Rs 1212 crore for the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities in the financial year 2022-23.