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National Education Policy will help make India self-reliant: PM Modi

by Sonali Nautiyal / 03 Mar 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the new National Education Policy (NEP) has been prepared after widespread consultations and is a strong effort to take the education system out of current “one size fits all” approach followed in the country. On Wednesday, he spoke about the importance of education, research and skill development in helping the country become self-reliant. ...(View More)

Source - Indian express

AMNS India partners with BITS-Pilani to provide online engineering course to employees

by Sonali Nautiyal / 01 Mar 2021

Steel maker Arcelor Mittal Nippon Steel India (AMNS India) on Monday said it has signed a pact with the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS)-Pilani to provide its employees an opportunity to enrol for an e-learning programme.  This course will help the employees to take a degree through Work Integrated Learning Programme without the need for a career break. Located ...(View More)

Source - Timesnownews

229 hostel students of a public school in Maharashtra test coronavirus positive

by Sonali Nautiyal / 26 Feb 2021

A total of 229 students of a public school hostel in Maharashtra’s Washim district have tested coronavirus positive, an official said on Thursday. Four school staffers have also tested positive, the official said, adding the area has been declared a containment zone. Amid a spurt in Covid-19 infections in Maharashtra, 229 cases have emerged from a single hostel in a school in t ...(View More)

Source - Hindustan Times

PM to address convocation ceremony of TN Dr MGR Medical University on Friday

by Sonali Nautiyal / 26 Feb 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 33rd convocation ceremony of the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University via video-conferencing on Friday, his office said. A total of 17,591 candidates will be conferred with degrees and diplomas at the convocation ceremony. The governor of Tamil Nadu will also be present on the occasion. The university is named after former Tamil Nad ...(View More)

Source - Hindustan Times

Direct Education Ministry to withdraw memorandum: Mamata writes to PM Modi

by Sonali Nautiyal / 26 Feb 2021

Raising concerns regarding the Government of India’s new guidelines for holding online/virtual international conferences and seminars for educational institutes and universities, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi whether the Centre is trying to impose “one nation, one thought”. Publicly-funded universities will have to get ...(View More)

Source - Hindustan Times

Two officials, teacher in Uttar Pradesh booked over illegal appointment

by Sonali Nautiyal / 12 Feb 2021

Two officials and a teacher of the education department were booked here over an alleged illegal appointment, police said on Friday. An FIR was lodged against district inspectors of schools (DIOs) Bhaskar Misra and Narendra Dev Pandey and teacher Dhananjay Kumar Pandey of secondary education department in City Kotwali police station on Thursday on a complaint of one Ravi Tiwari ...(View More)

Source - Hindustan Times

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