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Draft national education policy likely by Dec

Panaji: Union Minister for Human Resource Development Smriti Irani on Friday morning headed the meeting of the west zone states and Union territories on national education policy, held in the city, and went through their related presentations. Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, who attended the meeting, said that besides Goa, other states namely Maharashtra and Gujarat, as well as UTs of...

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More girls joining higher education in Goa

Panaji: Goa overtook Kerala to emerge as the state with the largest percentage of female enrolment in higher education in India, says University Grants Commission’s (UGC) 2010-11 report on women in higher education in the country. Goa’s figure of 61.2% is only shooting up since and has touched 67% in 2015-16, Goa University officials said. This is expected to further...