General Knowledge

1. Mid Day Meal – 15 August, 1995
2. Education For All – 1990
3. Operation Black Board – 1987-88
4. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan – 2000-01
5. National Literacy Mission – 5 May, 1988
6. National Council of Education Research and Training 1September, 1961
7. First Open University in India – Andhra Pradesh OpenUniversity in 1982 (now renamed as Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University).
8. Number of Open Universities in India – 14 (1 National and 13 State Open Universities)
9. First Open University in World – United Kingdom (U.K)1969 10. International Education Commission – 1996
11. Indra Gandhi National Open University – 15 September, 1985
12. All India Council for Technical Education –Established in November, 1945 first as an advisory body and later on in1987 given statutory status by an Act of Parliament.
13. National Education Day – It is celebrated on 11 November every year in the memory of India’s First Union Minister of Education, Dr. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
14. Central Advisory Board of Education – Established in 1920 as an advisory body of the Government but it was abolished in 1923. In 1935, it was again revived.
15. Kothari Commission (1964-66) –The commission started its work on October, 1964 and submitted its report on 29 June, 1966. The commission setup follows 12 task forces and 7 working groups.
16. Central Institute of Educational Technology – 1984 
17. District Primary Education Programme –1997
18. Educational Media Research Centre – 1983
19. Educational Research and Innovation Committee – 1974
20. National Assessment and Accreditation – 1992
21. National Adult Education Programme – 2 October, 1978
22. National Council of Teacher Education – 1973, autonomous status 1993
23. Rehabilitation Council of India Act – 1992, amended on 2000
24. Regional college of Education – 1984
25. Wechsler Adult Education Scale – 1955
26. Wechsler Children Education Scale – 1949
27. Right To Information – October, 2005.
28. International Literacy Day proclaimed by UNESCO –8 September
29. Indian coastal areas experienced Tsunami disaster –2004

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