sio-karnataka zone: SIO Karnataka released analytical report on "Education in Assembly". SIO Karnataka released an analytical report on EDUCATION IN ASSEMBLY (An analysis of the discussion on Education in last budget session of Karnataka) at legislative hall-1 (Shasakara Bhavan) Bangalore. Dr. Niranjanaradhya released the report and speaking on the occasion, he said that there should be more quality discussion on Education in 'Legislative Assembly' on the topics like privatisation, RTE implementation and teachers training etc. He also expressed his concern towards government's very less allocation of budget towards education. Mr. Touseef Madikeri, National Secretary, SIO of India spoke on the occasion and said politicians and government instead of lobbying for establishment of IITs, should focus on improving the standard of existing engineering and other professional colleges. He also demanded state government to introduce degree courses on Arabic language and Islamic studies in all universities. There was an open session wherein students discussed various educational issues with the experts. Dr.C.Chandrappa, B.T.Lalitha Naik(former minister, Govt. Of Karnataka) and SIO state president, Mr Labeed Shafi were also present on the occasion.