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April 23, 2018

Archives for April 5, 2017

Non adhering to pay scales in technical institutions will to lead “Suspension” or “Reduction” in admission intake

New Delhi : The government has decided to penalize those engineering colleges that do not adher to pay scales for teachers and maintain student-faculty ratio. As per All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)’s new norms, if the colleges do not follow the rules, it may lead to suspension of admission process or reduction in

Important: Last date extended for submission of RFP for selection of agencies for implementation of Integrated MIS and LMS system for various initiatives of APSSDC

APSSDC is undertaking skill development initiatives for various target segments such as drop-outs, out-of-college unemployed, secondary and higher secondary students etc. across Andhra Pradesh. Initiatives are being rolled-put in partnership with other State departments and Knowledge Partners with varied roles and responsibilities. Currently, information/data gathering, record keeping and monitoring is being done through paper-based/electronic file

Haryana Govt. Schools to have “Skill Passbook”, “Catchup Programs” and “Class Readiness Program” : Education Minister

Chandigarh : Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma on Wednesday said the School Education Department has started “Skill Passbook” and “Catchup Programmes” to further improve the quality of education in Government schools, and promote skill development among the students. The Government has decided to start an ambitious Class Readiness Programme (CRP) to utilise the early

All Govt. technical institutions to get Wi-FI within 100 days, streamlining of polytechnic infrastructure soon

Lucknow : Even as the presentation of technical education department was going on before the state cabinet on Monday, its minister, Ashutosh Tandon announced to provide free Wi-Fi facilities at all government-run technical colleges and universities in the first 100 days of the government. The Wi-Fi facility is aimed at ensuring that students get maximum

Punjab Govt. approached HDFC Bank to provide soft loans to youth to boost skill development and self employment

Chandigarh : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today discussed the possibility of special employment programmes for youths with HDFC Bank and asked it to provide soft loans to young entrepreneurs. The HDFC local branch banking head Govind Pandey had called on the Chief Minister at the Punjab Bhawan here, an official spokesman said. The Chief

Bangladesh Govt to replace “Technical Education Act 1967” with “Bangladesh Technical Education Board Act-2017”, called for opinion on draft

Dhaka : Technical and Madrasah Education Division of the Education Ministry has prepared a draft of education policy for updating the Technical Education of the country. The draft of Bangladesh Technical Education Board Act-2017 has been posted on the following websites www.moedu.gov.bd , www.bteb.gov.bd, www.techedu.gov.bd for public scrutiny, reports BSS citing an official release on

Not just technical institutions, now Arts Colleges under government scanner to improve quality

Mumbai : Colleges offering diploma courses in fine and applied arts in the state will undergo inspection—probably for the first time. After repeated complaints from students about poor infrastructure and shortage of faculty, the state’s Directorate of Art (DoA) has decided to inspect all colleges in the next three months. Colleges falling short of the