In May, state educational institutes received funds worth Rs 390 crore under the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) for improving the quality of education. State project director MEETA RAJIVLOCHAN tells us what this means
Kripa Fernandes, a 2016-batch Xavierite, detailed her experience with the WDC in a Facebook post on Tuesday while joining the #metoo movement, sharing her experiences of sexual harassment through social media posts like many woman across the country.
A senior official of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) said “high-loss zones” — areas where pending bills and losses are more than 58 per cent — saw load-shedding on Monday and Tuesday.
The Society for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SINE) at IIT-B has joined hands with WEE to launch a ‘Women Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Mentorship Program’, with support from Department of Science and Technology and NITI Aayog.
Weeks after taking charge as the full-time director of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, Shalini Bharat speaks to The Indian Express about the declining financial health of the institute and the plans ahead.
The AICTE has been drawing flak for endorsing the book, Bharatiya Vidya Saar, for its new elective course, Ancient Indian Knowledge Traditions, to be introduced in at least 3,000 engineering colleges across the country
Aniket Sule from Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, who had started the petition, said: “We don’t have a problem with the course but the way it is designed... the curriculum and the textbooks are not scientific.”
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize — often cited as the highest honour for scientists in India — entails a reward of Rs 5 lakh for exemplary work in the fields of biological sciences, engineering sciences, chemical sciences, earth, atmosphere, ocean and planetary sciences, mathematical sciences, medical sciences and physical sciences.
The complainant said that he had not complained about the incident last year, when it happened, for fear of being implicated under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which was still in force during the time.
The Maharashtra CET cell had earlier found that several applicants had erroneously entered their marks in the application forms. Since the admission process was already underway, the CET cell had asked colleges to grant provisional admissions to these students.
In August last year, Abrahim approached the Bombay High Court, seeking directions to give admission to his son at St Xavier’s College, without having to furnish his Aadhaar details. The High Court, however, did not grant him any relief.
The university has proposed to set up a college for skill development courses in each of its eight administrative districts — Mumbai City, Suburban Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri and Navi Mumbai.