Education Current Affairs, GK & News

UNICEF calls on nations to reopen schools

The United Nations children’s fund (UNICEF) has called on education authorities to reopen schools as soon as possible, in countries where millions of students are allowed to go to their classrooms for 18 months amidst the covid-19 pandemic. Highlights Schools in about 17 countries remained fully closed, whereas, schools in 39 countries remained partially closed. ..

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e-Saksham

eSaksham is a scheme that has been launched by The Ministry of Education in association with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), along with CyberPeace Foundation.  eSaksham is a digital training programme that focuses on developing the skills of five lakh college students and teachers in the domain of cyber security. The ‘eSaksham’, digital ..

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India-Microsoft MoU on Digital Transformation of Tribal Schools

On May 17, 2021, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Microsoft signed a Memorandum of Understanding on joint initiative for Digital Transformation of Tribal Schools. This includes introduction of Ashram Schools and Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) in tribal areas. What is the plan? Microsoft will make an Artificial Intelligence curriculum available for the tribal ..

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UK-India $1.4 billion investment deal

The Government of India and British Government recently finalised a one billion pound of trade and investment with India. This is expected to create 6,500 jobs in the UK. The deal has been finalised ahead of the virtual summit between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The leaders will ..

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Ladakh Ignited Minds Project

The Indian Army recently initiated the Ladakh Ignited Mines Project to provide educational opportunities for the Ladakhi students. About the project The project aims to provide better future for the Ladakhi youths. The Indian Army has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to implement the project. The MoU has been signed with HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum Corporation ..

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