Monday, 18 Feb 2019
Category: Tech & Education

IIT-Kharagpur develops supply of potable water project

The IIT Kharagpur has developed a community supported supply of purified drinking water project at Porapara in West Midnapore district of West Bengal. Dr Somnath Ghosal of the Rural Development Centre of IIT Kharagpur has installed a fully-automated multi-filtered UV treated drinking water facility which can provide close to 1000 litres of purified drinking water […]

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B.Arch, B.Planning Admission Eligibility Criteria Changed

The Council of Architecture has amended its Council of Architecture (Minimum Standards of Architectural Education) Regulations, 1983 and revised eligibility criteria to include Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as mandatory subjects at 10+2 level for admission to 1st year of 5-Year B.Arch course. The amendment has been brought in with the approval of Central Government, the Council informed […]

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CAG Expresses Dissatisfaction In RTE Implementation In Gujarat

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has expressed dissatisfaction over the implementation of the Right to Education Act in Gujarat. The CAG report, tabled in the state Assembly Wednesday, stated that the key objective of providing free and compulsory education to children “could not be fully achieved “due to various “deficiencies”. These deficiencies, […]

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Approve MoU or risk losing funds, HRD Ministry tells DU

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has written to Delhi University, directing its Executive Council (EC) to approve the tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), failing which funding will be withheld. With the varsity missing the June deadline, it has written to the Ministry stating that the same will be approved in the EC meeting. […]

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IIT-KGP to help eastern India students learn more about free online courses

Kolkata The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur will approach institutes of higher education in eastern India to familiarise students and teachers with free online courses offered by National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL). NPTEL, a joint initiative of the IITs and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, offers 160 courses in various categories like […]

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