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Big Data

Big Data is the new reality of everyday living and stands for an immensely huge pool of data which cannot be de-jargoned with ordinary and archaic methods of data interpretation. Such huge data-sets form the basis of all reasonable aspects of society. Data-driven decision-making is gaining leverage and has lent more authenticity to modern ways ..

National Intelligence Grid will begin operating from December 31, 2020

On 20 November, 2019, it was announced in Lok Sabha that the ambitious National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) project will begin by December 31. 2020. National Intelligence Grid The NATGRID is a counter terrorism Programme. The grid connects databases of core security agencies of India. It utilizes technologies like Big Data to study and analyze huge ..

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October 7: World Habitat Day

The World Habitat Day is organized by the United Nations. The organization has designated the first Monday of every October to commemorate the day. Theme: Frontier Technologies as an innovative tool to transform waste to wealth. The theme is built based on last year’s theme “Municipal Solid Waste Management”. The focus of this year World ..

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Approval to New-Age Courses granted by UGC

The University Grants Commission has granted several approvals to new skill-based courses in 6 universities of the country. Why is this necessary? While traditional education has served the past generation well but the advent of technology has made the reskilling of the upcoming workforce necessary. While potential employees have claimed that there is a looming ..

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Reforming Higher Education in India

To improve the standard of education in the nation and further enhance the quality of students being trained by the technical institutes of the nation, the government plans to not allow conventional low employability potential disciplines from the academic year 2020-2021. What happened? Opposition members claimed that there is a mismatch between the demands of ..

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Budget 2019 : Education

Union Budget 2019 has made a significant investment in the field of education. Salient Features The Union Budget has a 12.8 % year-on-year (YoY) increase in the FY20 allocation for school education. An amount of Rs 56,536.63 crore has been allocated for school education in Budget 2019. On the higher education front, the allocation has ..

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