"First batch of Emission inventory and Pollution monitoring courses has been completed successfully in 2018 and empowered 24 participants. The course result was 100% which not only reflect the quality of the participants but also their interest towards the training," said IITM. This year courses have been inaugurated on 15th Oct 2019.
The motive behind the training programme is to bring together representatives from these three fields, help them understand one another's problems and find solutions. The programme aims at bringing together people from three different fields under one roof and promoting dialogue among them.
Not only in general category but in every category, students with abysmal ranks have got admission clearly usurping seats which in a system based on merit within each category ought to have gone to those with much higher scores.
While central universities mostly implement the faculty quota — 15% for Scheduled Castes, 7.5%for Scheduled Tribes, 27% for Other Backward Classes and 10% for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) — IITs and IIMs largely do not do so. Both IITs and IIMs have a very poor representation of reserved category persons in faculty, as per government data.
The Mukesh Ambani group is said to have informed the Empowered Expert Committee of all selected Institutes of Eminence during a review on November 16 that the design for its 40,000 square foot building campus complex in Navi Mumbai is in place. Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani, his wife Nita Ambani and daughter Isha Ambani Piramal are in the council.
IDP looks at connecting students with the right course at the right institution in the right country. IDP Education's CEO, Andrew Barkla said that the company is focused on creating a platform that is a 'connected community' where students, counsellors and parents can interact. Eventually, he said the company would be keen to add employers to this community as well.
Besides, government has envisaged setting up of Indian Institute of Skills with unique features that would make them different from the existing setup of ITIs, Polytechnics, and Advanced Training Institutes (ATIs). The union cabinet has approved the proposal of setting up of IISs at three locations in the country.
Next To China, India moves up two ranks from 2012 in the number of international schools it hosts. The middle-class in India is largely opting for imported curricula for reasons ranging from giving their children a shot at the Ivies and Oxbridge to social prestige. This has led to raising the count of international schools in the country.
Founded in Delhi in 2014, the Robin Hood Army operates in 158 cities in nine countries and serves an average of 200,000 people a week — without accepting any money for their services. It has served more than 26 million meals so far. When restaurants tell them they have surplus food, volunteers — who number more than 40,000 — use their own vehicles to pick and distribute the food.
Principal Scientific Adviser K VijayRaghavan has been a vocal champion of studying science and communicating it in regional languages. Your own language roots you to your society and environment and allows you to use your imagination in a manner that a second language does not, he said.
These initiatives include Bigyan, an online platform with articles by scientists in Bengali; The Jigyasa Project, a series of talks on science in Tamil, Kannada and Hindi, organised by the Bangalore Life Sciences Cluster in association with Mandram and Sea of Science, a podcast series with episodes in six languages.
The winners from India are B R Nimeesha (from Madurai), Ananya Sheorey, Saara Sen, Neha Chhajed and Sama S Jahagirdar (all from Nagpur), a statement from Oxford University Press said. Among the other winners are two students from China and one each from Pakistan and Malaysia.
The 2018 event was an international conference organised by the UNESCO, the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) and the Andhra govt. On the occasion of the 40th UNESCO general conference in Paris, the roundtable was jointly organised by the governments of Finland and India, in partnership with UNESCO and MGIEP.