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Ekalavya and Drona shape collective expectations from a teacher and a student: Ekalavya branded residential schools in tribal areas

Drona-Ekalavya: How mythology has ruined teaching in India Prachur Goel, Medium, Dec 4, 2016 | Read the whole story >> Culture and mythology drive our instinctive beliefs and if you ask anyone about a teacher-student story from our mythology, chances are that … Continue reading

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Residential schools: Government plans for preserving art and culture in regions with tribals majority – Budget speech 2018

The name of legendary tribal archer Ekalavya will soon become synonymous with residential schools in each block of the country where tribals constitute a majority of the population. This was announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget speech … Continue reading

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Welfare programmes and schools functioning under Tribal Welfare Department – Tamil Nadu

Scheduled Tribes of Tamilnadu ADI DRAVIDAR AND TRIBAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT  POLICY NOTE 2018 – 2019 INTRODUCTION:  As per the census of 2011, the population of Tamil Nadu is 7.21 crore [72,1 million] of which Scheduled Castes (known as Adi Dravidar … Continue reading

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“Government tribal schools fare well in The Nilgiris” – Tamil Nadu

M.K. Ananth, The Hindu, COIMBATORE, May 25, 2015 The overall pass percentage of four government tribal schools in The Nilgiris– including three residential schools – has increased by 13.96 per cent this year to touch 96.77 per cent in the Class X … Continue reading

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Enrolling Irula and Narikurava children in Sarva Siksha Abiyan (government) schools: Parents realize the importance of education – Tamil Nadu

R. Arivanantham, The Hindu, Krishnagiri, January 5, 2011 The Sarva Siksha Abiyan (SSA) has been taking all efforts to improve the standard of education of the less privileged Narikuravas and Irulas in the district. Among the 10 blocks in the district, … Continue reading

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