Education: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India Skills Report: Maharashtra with highest employable talent

Published: December 10, 2019

On December 9, 2019, the India Skills Report was released jointly by the CII (Confederation of Indian Industry), AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education), UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) and AIU (Association of Indian University). The report provides employability of citizens in the country across the states and. The report also ranked the cities ..

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Russia’s SIRIUS and NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission ends

Published: December 10, 2019

The second phase of Russia’s SIRIUS Deep Technology Learning and NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission ended on December 9, 2019. The joint programme was conducted based on a Memorandum of Understanding between SIRIUS and AIM. Highlights The event was held between 28 November, 2019 and 8 December, 2019. Around 50 Russian and Indian students participated ..

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UNDP Report: India ranks 129 in Human Development Index

Published: December 10, 2019

The United Nations Development Programme released the Human Development Index for 189 countries on December 9, 2019. The rankings were listed by the report titled “Beyond Income, Beyond Averages, Beyond Today: Inequalities in Human Development in 21st century”. India ranked 129 among them, which is one rank ahead of its previous positions. In 2018, India ..

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Artificial Intelligence introduced as a subject in CBSE schools

Published: December 6, 2019

The Ministry of Human Resource and Development has introduced Artificial Intelligence in classes VIII, IX and X in CBSE schools. The study materials have already been provided to the schools through official CBSE website Highlights The CBSE has collaborated with several organization like Microsoft, Intel, IBM and so on in order to create the module ..

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“India Ranking Society” established to rank educational institutes

Published: December 3, 2019

On December 2, 2019, the Ministry of Human Resource Development informed Lok Sabha that the “Indian Ranking Society” was approved by the ministry in August 2019. The aim of the society is to develop methodologies and systems to rank higher educational institutions in the country. The proposal was approved in the 127th meeting of the ..

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