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Square Panda India’s educational series ‘Early Learning Matters’ stresses on bolstering foundational learning
With NEP 2020, the focus has shifted to a change in mind set, with teacher training now of the essence. This will prepare teachers for the future, and set a strong foundation for future growth. An eminent panel comprising Charu Malhotra – Co-Founder & MD, Primus Partners; Anustup Nayak – Director, Classroom Instruction & Practices, Central Square Foundation; Ranjitsinh Disale – Renowned Educator & Winner of Global Teacher Prize 2020, and Ashish Jhalani – MD, Square Panda India shed light on ‘How teacher training is key to the execution of National Education Policy’, and what is the grassroots reality.
Union Budget 2021: An unprecedented level of political resolve has been brought behind these reforms. Now, all of these must be taken to their logical conclusion rather than letting them meander. Authored by Atanu Chakraborty and Shravan Shetty. (Atanu Chakraborty is a Former Economic Affairs Secretary and Shravan Shetty is the Managing Director (Financial Services) at Primus Partners. The views expressed by the authors are their own.)
“The last FDI limit hike from 26% to 49% did not generate the required inflow due to the lower rights [in managing a company’s affairs] to the foreign partner,” Mr Nilaya Varma, co-founder and CEO of consulting firm Primus Partners, said.
AERO INDIA 2021 is on course for its 13th edition.While it will be curtailed to only three business days of activity, it still is symbolic of the intent to move forward with business in the new normal. Aero India will see a few firsts and will hap- pen in the backdrop of some historical developments, policy changes, and Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan, which have given impetus to the Industry.
Nilaya Varma, CEO & Co-Founder and Aarti Harbhajanka, Managing Director & Co-Founder of Primus Partners express their views on Budget 2021 of India along with other experts in the subject.
“Budget and allocation on infrastructure, leveraging private investments and focus on the social sector is most promising. It all reinforces India’s positioning as a leading destination for Investments. Specific announcements on asset monetization, decriminalization of offenses and focus on transport will improve India’s competitiveness. Challenges will remain with respect to the capacity of the public sector to implement the intent in a time-bound manner,” says Nilaya Varma, CEO & Co-Founder, Primus Partners.
Charu Malhotra, Managing Director and Co-Founder, Primus Partners, said, “Poshan 2.0 is expected to secure nutrition security with a vigilant eye on nutritional reform for management of malnutrition.
The healthcare sector is likely to get by far the maximum attention of the government in the finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Budget for 2021-22, an Assocham-Primus Partners’ survey has noted.
In conversation with Charu Malhotra, Co-Founder & Managing Director Primus Partners cum Education Specialist on the education sector outlook and budget expectations 2021-22.