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Punjab, Haryana drop six ranks in MHRD school education index

Both Punjab and Haryana dropped down six notches in the national Performance Grading Index (PGI) of school education in 2018-19 since the previous year. The joint capital of the two states, the Union Territory of Chandigarh, has remained on top of the heap for the second consecutive year.
According to a report of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for the year 2018-19, Haryana has come down to the 10th position from fourth in 2017-18 and Punjab has dropped from its 7th position to the 13th position during the same period.
MHRD’s Department of School Education and Literacy (DoSEL) assesses the quality of school education through a Performance Grading Index (PGI). The PGI for states and UTs was first published in 2019 for 2017-18.

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