JAGSOM in the Media

Education Budget 2020: From tax cuts to better private-public partnerships, here’s what education experts want

The Union Budget 2020 will be presented tomorrow in Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. From major tax cuts in education to better private-public partnerships, and a boost to skill education, here are the education budget expectations from education industry experts and professors.

Author : | Source : India Today | Date : 31st January, 2020.
Why ‘Fast Track Courts’ have been slow to ensure justice for women and children

In 2012, the Karnataka government set up ten special fast track courts for trying cases of rape and sexual assault under Section 376 of the IPC. In 2015, Karnataka was allotted a whopping amount of Rs 218.72 crore as part of the Government of India’s plan to set up 1800 fast track courts (FTC) across the country. The primary intent behind setting up these FTCs was to ensure a speedier sentence and justice for crimes against women and children, especially around rape and sexual harassment as well as under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Author : | Source : Citizen Matters | Date : 16th January, 2020.
10 tips to crack your board exams like a topper!

Sweaty palms, anxious grins, continuous tapping of the feet are all signs that make board exam students distinctly identifiable from the others. Needless to say, added pressure from parents and inadequate preparation is a sure shot recipe for disaster of a landmark event of student’s life.

Author : | Source : India Today | Date : 12th January, 2020.
90% of the industry wants B-Schools to have a liberal and inclusive admission process

A study by NHRD and IFIM on the relevance of the required skills mentioned in World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report 2018 revealed the gaps between industry and academia

Author : | Source : The New Indian Express | Date : 9th January, 2020.
Low GDP rate of 5 per cent is a wake-up call for the Indian economy: Experts

Advanced estimates released by the government show India's GDP growth rate for 2019-20 at 5 per cent, a dip from the 6.8 per cent that was there in FY19.

Author : | Source : The Week | Date : 8th January, 2020.
IT firms back to hiring; recruitment likely to go up by 10 per cent this year

Though the Indian IT services sector is facing multiple challenges on different fronts, including a challenging business environment with a drop in IT spending and pressure to hire local talent especially in the United States, it is expected that there will be an increased hiring of freshers this year. The increase is likely to be about 8-10 per cent compared to last year.

Author : | Source : The Week | Date : 6th January, 2020.