ROBUSTNESS OF BALANCED INCOMPLETE BLOCK DESIGN WITH REPEATED BLOCKS AGAINST MISSING OF THREE NON-REPEATED BLOCKS By Pratima U. Srivastava

Abstract This paper deals with the problem of finding the robustness of of Balanced Incomplete Block  design with repeated blocks for the missing of three blocks involving all non-repeated blocks as well as distinct blocks. We have obtained A-efficiency for four different cases under the unavailability of three blocks. It is observed that BIB design with repeated blocks is fairly robust against the unavailability of three non-repeated blocks which are distinct. Finally it is also concluded after investigation that as the number of common treatment increases among the missing blocks…

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PARENTS WITH SOCIAL VARIABLES By A.Thomas William

Abstract Sexual integrity promotes healthy sexual life and absence lead to risky sexual life and HIV/AIDS. Media, peer and other sources – often provide wrong guidance to adolescents. The infected and affected HIV adolescents are at peak of risk. Empirical research with descriptive design using interview schedule revealed that higher proportion of respondents had only moderate sexual integrity. Significant mean difference found between the level of sexual integrity with occupation of fathers’ and mothers’; respondents’ involvement in games, watching television and participation in HIV/AIDS awareness and no difference observed between…

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WOMEN EMPOWERMENT: AN INVESTIGATIONAL PERSPECTIVE By Pranjali Dighe

Abstract Empowerment is a word which is related to power. It was widely used in 1990s. For women to gain the control of themselves, is very important to eliminate the domination of men. It is mandatory for the women to have dignity and self-respect. The discrimination of men and women is an age old issues. Hence, the demand for the equality and equity is an obvious phenomenon. The quest for equality has risen various organizations and the associations of women. In the developing era, it has become necessary that women…

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EXTENT AND USAGE OF SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS By Rajesh Kumar Sharma

Abstract Today in India particularly among the Indian college and university students the usage of Social Networking (SN) has significantly increased and it certainly has far reaching impacts on the academic and other activities of the students. And these impacts are so widespread that they caught the attention of social scientists worldwide. However, the range of studies   to deal with the usage of SN among college students is negligible in India. Hence, this study is placed in this context, aimed at presenting usage pattern of SN by the Himachal Pradesh…

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SHANTA DEVI-SITA DEVI AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF WOMEN’S EDUCATION IN 20TH CENTURY BENGAL By  Prarthita Biswas

Abstract The present study tries to investigate the cultural as well as educational development of women of the 20th Century Bengali society which has been observed in the writings of Shanta Devi and Sita Devi concerning women and to examine in details about women’s literary works during that time.It would be fruitful to historically review the short stories as well as the novels of both Shanta Devi and Sita Devi to get a critical understanding about the various spheres they touched many of which are still being debated till date.…

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ROLE CONFLICT AS RELATED TO TEACHING EXPERIENCE AND CHANGE PRONENESS AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS By Sapna Sen and Dr. Vishal Sood

Abstract The present research study was undertaken to investigate role conflict of secondary school teachers and how it is influenced by teaching experience and change proneness. Descriptive survey method was employed for the present investigation. Incidental sampling technique was used to select the sample of 1048 teachers from eight districts of Himachal Pradesh. Change proneness inventory by M. Mukhopadhyay (2012) and Teacher’s role conflict inventory (TRCI) by Prasad and Bhusan (1991) were used to gather the data. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics and two way analysis of variance.…

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EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVES AND INFRASTRUCTURE FOR TIBETAN REFUGEES IN INDIA – A BIRD’S EYE VIEW By Rajeev M.

Abstract Refugees regard the issue of preservation of their native culture and identity in the host country as an important component of their adaptation and survival while education is important for the survival and social integration in new environment. This paper explores how Tibetan Refugees in India and Nepal achieve this in an institutionalised manner. Tibetan Schools, Tibetan Children’s Villages (TCV), Higher education facilities such as Dalai Lama Institute, Vocational Training Centres, Youth hostel and other polices by Tibetan Government in Exile is examined to understand the dynamics of educating…

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VALUE OF SPIRIT OF NATIONALITY (VSN) OF CLASS IX STUDENTS OF RI-BHOI DISTRICT OF MEGHALAYA, INDIA By Laurence Kharluni and Rihunlang Rymbai

Abstract A wise saying goes ‘united we stand, divided we fall’.  It could as well be put in other words, ‘A nation that is not united will fall apart’.  Hence, the need and call to strengthen the unity of a nation and its future citizens which are the students. The present study seeks to find out the value of spirit of nationality (VSN) of Secondary School Students of Ri-Bhoi District of Meghalaya. The participants in the study include 224 secondary school students. The tool used in this study is the…

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SOCIO-CULTURAL LIFE OF TRIBALS: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS ON SANTALI PEOPLE OF ODISHA By Daman Majhi

Abstract The aim of the present study is to explore the current socio-cultural life of Santals resides in Jamda block of Mayurbhanj district in Odisha, in the same time the researcher tried to explore the current change of their living scenario in tribal areas of the particular sample area. Here the researcher tried to highlight their fairs and festivals, dress and ornaments, food and drinks etc. to make a critical analysis on their living style as a whole. To justify the title of the topic we framed two objectives along…

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PSYCHOLOGICAL EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN By Abhinendrasingh B. Thakur

Abstract When we talk about empowerment of women then we think only dependent women mean empowered women. If a woman is economically free and she does a good job then we consider her as empowered woman but these not the criteria of empowerment which we keep in our mind about women. If few women are doing job and they are economically free but still they have to suffer many problems in their life because empowerment is different thing about what we think. We take the meaning of women empowerment wrong…

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