UGC to Fund Establishment of Community Colleges in Telangana, AP

This year Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are likely to get funded by the University Grant Commission (UGC) for establishment of 11 community colleges. To conduct additional classes for community colleges around Rs. 1 crore will be provided to the colleges with adequate infrastructure by the UGC. Proposals would be presented to the UGC by representatives More...

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By Reporter Education Insight On Friday, May 8th, 2015

National Policy on Skill Development Framework Ready

Smriti Irani announced that the government has formulated the National Policy on Skill Development and the Vocational Education Qualification Framework Speaking in the Lok Sabha, the Minister of Human Resource More...

By Reporter Education Insight On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Japan keen to invest in education sector in Uttarakhand: Govt

According to an official representative of the Uttarakhand state government, a Japanese education society, Hi-No-De’s representatives met Chief Minister Harish Rawat and expressed interest in investing in the More...

By Reporter Education Insight On Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Odisha to Introduce Vocational Education from Upcoming Academic Session

Introduction of vocational education for students of 30 Government-aided schools has been decided by the Odisha School and Mass Education Department, from 2015-16 academic session. At the Project Advisory Board More...

By Reporter Education Insight On Friday, March 20th, 2015

‘Skill up India’ online education portal launched in Gujarat

In Gujarat, a free education portal ‘Skill Up India’ (SUI) has been launched, by ‘Code for India’ (CFI) based at Silicon Valley, it’s a network of Indian-origin technology professionals. CFI is the coming More...

By Reporter Education Insight On Monday, March 16th, 2015

Delhi Government Outlines Education Goals

The Delhi government announced that it has plans to develop the Capital as the country’s premier knowledge hub with an aim for 20 per cent growth that could be achieved by accumulating knowledge-based resources, More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

AICTE received 4 applications from corporates to start Engineering Colleges : Dr Mantha

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has decided to allow big private corporate groups to start engineering degree colleges from the academic year, 2013-14. AICTE has so far received applications More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

TISS plans to Set up a National Vocational Training University

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is going to set up a school for vocational education on its Deonar campus. TISS has taken this step towards a larger plan to set up a national vocational training university. More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Monday, March 26th, 2012

India in Higher Education Emergency : TeamLease India Labour Report 2012

A TeamLease labour report released on Monday highlights the three tragedies in Indian higher education of low enrolments in colleges, lack of physical access to educational institutions and pursuing degree for social More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Friday, March 16th, 2012

Government doubles National Skill Development Fund in Union Budget

Union Finance Minister To strengthen skill development initiative in the country, the Government has doubled allocation under the National Skill Development Fund (NSDF) and launched a credit guarantee fund for skills More...

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