India Rankings 2022 of higher educational institutes released

HIGHLIGHT : Robust and unified system for assessment, accreditation and ranking will play a major role in enhancing higher education quality- Shri Dharmendra Pradhan Ranking frameworks for schools, ITIs and polytechnics are also being explored- Shri Dharmendra Pradhan New Delhi : The Union Minister Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan released the India Rankings […]


Last date for document verification of Grameen Dak Sewaks(GDS) extended till 15th July

New Delhi : Department of Posts has decided to extend the last date for document verification of Grameen Dak Sewaks (GDS) shortlisted for various posts till 15th July, 2022 due to flood situation in Assam. In a press statement the department has stated, “Keeping in view the flood situation in Assam the last date for document […]


MCKV Institute of Engineering introduced its Electric Vehicle Laboratory

Kolkata : MCKV Institute of Engineering has recently added another feather to its cap with the introduction of high-end facilities and infrastructure in emerging trends of engineering education. On Wednesday the institute  introduced its Electric Vehicle Laboratory and the Centre of Excellence in 3D Printing. The event was graced by Chief Guest, Prof. (Dr.) Saikat […]


Cabinet approves Samagra Shiksha Scheme for School Education for 5 years

HIGHLIGHTS : Cabinet approves continuation of Samagra Shiksha Scheme for School Education from 1st April, 2021 to 31st March, 2026 Financial outlay of Rs.2,94,283.04 crore which includes Central share of Rs.1,85,398.32 crore The scheme covers 1.16 million schools, over 156 million students and 5.7 million Teachers of Govt. and Aided schools New Delhi : The […]


Govt. implemented scholarships for the educational empowerment of minority students

New Delhi : The Ministry of Minority Affairs implements Merit-cum-Means based Scholarship Scheme for the educational empowerment of minority students pursuing professional and technical courses at under-graduate and post-graduate levels in a Government or private institution, selected and notified in a transparent manner by the State Government/Union Territory Administration concerned. A selected student pursuing a […]


Ministry of Education organises ‘National Webinar on Multidisciplinary and Holistic Education’

New Delhi : As part of the celebration of one year of transformative reforms under National Education Policy, 2020, Government of India is organising a series of theme-based webinars on different aspects of National Education Policy, 2020. Multidisciplinary and Holistic Education being one of the biggest thrust area of NEP, University Grants Commission organised a National […]


USTC revealed pathogenesis and therapeutic strategy of pre-engraftment syndrome

Beijing : A team led by Prof. WEI Haiming and Prof. TIAN Zhigang from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), collaborating with Prof. SUN Zimin’s team from the First Affiliated Hospital of USTC, revealed the pathological mechanism of severe pre-engraftment syndrome (PES) after umbilical cord blood transplantation. The study, published in Nature communications […]


Space technology applications being used for digital education in the country

New Delhi : Government today said that space technology applications being used for digital education in the country. Satellite communication is being used for beaming the educational contents in digital mode by 19 States and A&N Islands under Tele-education Programme. Further, the Bhaskaracharya National Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics (BISAG-N) is also beaming 51 educational channels […]


Central Govt. takes initiatives for promoting girls education in India

New Delhi : Department of School Education and Literacy (DoSEL), Ministry of Education is implementing various welfare schemes for incentives for girls education. Under the Samagra Shiksha, there is a provision of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas (KGBVs) under Samagra Shiksha. KGBVs are residential schools from class VI to XII for girls belonging to disadvantaged groups such as […]