Education Sector Current Affairs, GK & News
The private companies in India have joined together to form India EdTech Consortium. It was formed under the guidance of Internet Mobile Association of India. It was launched after Government of India announced that it is to launch as policy to regulate the edtech sector, that is education and technology sector. What is Edtech? EdTech ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
On February 5, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved to confer the status of Institution of National Importance to 5 IIITs (Indian Institute of Information Tecnology). All the 5 IIITs are to operate in PPP mode. Highlights The Cabinet approved the Information Technology Laws (Amendment) bill, 2020. According to the bill, five IIITs along with 15 ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Topics: Education Sector • Higher education • IIIT • IIIT (Amendment) Bill • IIIT-PPP Bill • institute of National Importance • Ministry of Human Resource and Development • PPP • PPP Model • Union Cabinet
The Higher Education Department of the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has finalized and released a 5-year Vision Plan titled as Education Quality Upgradation and Inclusion Programme (EQUIP). About EQUIP This Vision Plan by HRD Ministry is in accordance with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s direction for finalizing a 5-year Vision plan for each Ministry. ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Education Quality Upgradation and Inclusion Programme • Education Sector • EFC Mechanism • EQUIP • Expenditure Finance Committee • Expert Group • Five Year Vision Plan • gross enrolment ratio • Higher Education Department • Higher Education Sector of India • Prime Minister Narendra Modi • Union Ministry of Human Resource Development
The Parliament has passed The Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) Bill, 2017 after it was adopted by Rajya Sabha. Lok Sabha already had passed the bill in August 2017. The Bill establishes the IIPE at Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh as an institution of national importance. Key Facts The IIPE aims to provide high quality ..
The Lok Sabha passed the Indian Institute of Information Technology Public Private Partnership (IIIT-PPP) Bill, 2017 to allow 15 IIITs established on a PPP model to grant degrees and get statutory status. The bill also seeks to grant institute of national importance status to IIITs on the lines of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2017