Two education bills likely in budget session of Indian Parliament
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) is likely to introduce two bills in the coming budget session of Parliament. The first will aim to digitize all academic credentials while the second will create a statutory body for the distance education sector.
According to a 2014 report by background screening company First Advantage, 10% of all job applications in sectors like travel, hospitality, and retail had discrepancies. Of all education-related discrepancies, 66% comprised of fake documents, the report said.
Source: Live Mint