ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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New Census Towns in West Bengal

West Bengal's agrarian distress-driven increase of rural non-farm activities in the 1990s caused the unprecedented emergence of new census towns in the 2011 Census. However, because of the huge increase of agricultural labourers (in 2011), many new census towns might be reclassifi ed as villages for the next census in 2021.

Academic Performance Indicators

The Academic Performance Indicator, the University Grants Commission's method of assessing teacher performance, curtails academic freedom, reduces all academic engagement to time spent, and has created an academic environment that is driven by competition for points.
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