Changthangi or Pashmina goat; World Breastfeeding Week; World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA); Importance of breast feeding; MAA programme; Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS); “Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP)” programme; Bharat Stage (BS) norms; Difference between BS-IV and the new BS-VI; Scheme of Institutions of Eminence; Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill 2019; Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019; Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF); POCSO amendment bill; Hyperloop transportation system; National Housing Bank (NHB); IMMUVAC and VPM1002; etc.
Global Coalition of the Willing on Pollinators; New Education Policy; India’s first national Time Release Study (TRS); Time Release Study (TRS)? National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB); ‘India Stack’; World Customs Organization (WCO); Role of Honeybee in Pollination; Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES); Location of Nigeria; ‘One nation, one ration card’ scheme; Inter-State River Water disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2019; Khanij Bidesh India Ltd. (KABIL); Indian Himalayan Region; Payments for Ecosystem Services; 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award; etc.
The Draft National Education Policy 2019 is full of provisions that many in the education sector have been desperate to see for decades. However, many of the policy’s omissions and contradictions, combined with the previous track record of central and state governments in implementing existing education policies also diminish the hope.