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Social Distancing and its importance for Covid 19 Break-out

Social distancing and its importance for Covid 19 Break-out           I t has struck a death knell to thousands of people, world over. Yes, I am talking about the Corona Virus named COVID-19 which has caught us off guard.   It is now threatening to engulf the entire world and end more lives than it already had.   Well! What is the way out or solution for this Pandemic.   Medical experts and scientists the world over have agreed that self-quarantining oneself at home and distancing oneself from each other are the only some-what surer measures of self-protection.           When Prime Minister, Narendra Modi announced the “Janta Curfew” for the whole day of 22 nd March, 2020 due to the Covid – 19 attack, people were busy looking for the hidden agenda behind it.   Since the fateful day of announcement at late night   by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2016 of de-monitization of India’s currency, public are not willing to take any later announcements or statements casually.   Beca


A WOMAN BORN TO RULE - DR. SASHIKALA GURPUR The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes.   - C. JoyBell C And did she prove this quote right ? YES and that successful woman is Dr. Sashikala Gurpur. Dr. Sashikala Gurpur graduated in law from Mangalore University in 1988.   She is currently reigning supreme as the Director of Symbiosis Law School, Pune and Dean of Faculty of Law, Symbiosis International University.   She is the proud recipient of the Prestigious Fulbright Fellowship as also the Legal Education Innovation Award of SILF-MILAT in 2011 Scholar.   These are only two from the numerous prestigious awards and honors she has had in her career, so far and way to go! Dr. Gurpur has been a winner of many distinctions and awards throughout her law studies. Today, she holds the reputati

Tamilnadu's Pioneering Midday Meal Scheme

TAMILNADU’S PIONEERING MID DAY MEAL SCHEME           The roots of the programme can be traced back to the Pre-Independence era when a Mid day Meal Scheme was introduced by the British administration in 1925 in Madras Corporation.   The Government of  India  initiated the National Programme of Nutritional Support to Primary Education (NP-NSPE) on 15 th  August 1995.           With a view to enhancing enrolment, retention and attendance and simultaneously improving nutritional levels among children, the National Programme of Nutritional Support to Primary Education (NP-NSPE) was launched as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme on  15th August 1995.                       Objectives : The  objectives  of the  mid day meal  scheme are to improve the nutritional status of children in classes I – VIII in Government, Local Body and Government aided schools, and EGS and AIE centres.             Finances : The central and state governments share the cost of the Midday Meal Scheme, with the c