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EDUCATION SYSTEM: A HOLLOW WISDOM THAT NEEDS TO BE CHANGED

“Education system in India is made in such a way that students are pressurized to follow set rules, this needs to change,” says Sunder Pichai, CEO of Google. 689 more words

UGC

Mr PM, let’s defocus on corruption & start discussing honest officers! They can make Clean India with clean endeavours by clearing corruption!

When demonetisation drive has already triggered rampant round of discussions on corrupt officials, I would like to divert the attention towards the life of honest government officials. 669 more words

India

Don’t link grades with the grants: Prof D P Singh, NAAC director

Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Jan 7, 2017  |   Mihika Basu |

For the first time perhaps, the director of the country’s National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bengaluru, has said that grades from accreditation agencies must not be linked with grants as it “shifts the focus from process and quality to just outcomes (grades)”. 259 more words

UGC

Javadekar chalks up strategy for new world class institutions

The New Indian Express | By Sanjay Singh  |   10th December 2016 |

NEW DELHI: After hectic political lobbying, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar and his ministry will identify 10 public and 10 private higher educational institutions to develop them as world-class institutions, virtually sidelining state-run academic regulatory bodies, the University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), which were initially tasked to do it but were ineffective. 308 more words

India

Smart India Hackathon 2017 - Be the part of India's Digital Revolution

Smart India Hackathon’17 – Be the part of India’s Digital Revolution

The Smart India Hackathon 2017 will aim to find digital solutions to problems in the areas of power, education, health, water, finance, agriculture, energy, urban & rural development, aviation & shipping, transport, sanitation, sports, law & justice, skill development & entrepreneurship, defence, textiles, tourism, etc. 272 more words

India

Apathy and ABCs: Tamil Nadu's drop-out rates

Chennai, Nov 11:

Twelve year old Manisha’s eyes are heavy with tears. Her first term marks have arrived and she has failed in all five subjects of her Class 7 quarterly examination. 452 more words

Chennai