The NITI Ayog has released the School Education Quality index in which Kerala was the best performer with a score of 76.6%, while Uttar Pradesh came in last with a score of 36.4%.
Haryana, Assam and Uttar Pradesh showed the most improvement in their performance in 2016-17, in comparison to the base year of 2015-16.
The School Education Quality Index assesses States on the basis of learning outcomes, access, equity and infrastructure and facilities, using survey data, self-reported data from States and third-party verification.
Pakistan is planning to invite former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh for the inauguration of the Kartarpur corridor according to their foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
The Kartarpur corridor will connect Darbar Sahib with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district of Punjab and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian pilgrims, who will only have to obtain a permit to visit Kartarpur Sahib.