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Cabinet approves establishment and operationalization of permanent campus of seven new IIMs

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved establishment and operationalization of permanent campus of seven new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). These IIMs will be established at Amritsar (Punjab), Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Nagpur (Maharashtra), Sambalpur (Odisha), Sirmaur (Himachal Pradesh), Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) and Jammu. Key Facts These IIMs were established in the ..

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HRD Ministry launches Innovation Cell at AICTE

Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has established Innovation Cell at AICTE premises in New Delhi. It aims to systematically foster culture of innovation in all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) across the country. Innovation cell Its primary mandate is to encourage, inspire and nurture young students by exposing them to new ideas and processes resulting ..

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SWAYAM: Government notifies 75 National Resource Centres for Higher Education faculty

Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) launched initiative of online professional development of 1.5 million higher education faculty using massive open online course (MOOC) platform SWAYAM. Under its first phase of implementation, 75 discipline-specific National Resource Centres (NRCs) have been identified. Key Facts Under this initiative, all in-service teachers, irrespective of their subject and seniority ..

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Government launches Study in India programme to attract foreign students

The Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD) in collaboration with Ministry of External Affairs has approved ‘Study in India’ programme to attract foreign students to pursue higher education in India. The programme is similar to initiative launched by Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and Canada. It aims at boosting country’s share of international students and subsequently, improve ..

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Government launches Study in India programme to attract foreign students

The Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD) has approved ‘Study in India’ programme to attract foreign students to pursue higher education in India. Government has approved expenditure of Rs. 150 crores for programme for two years 2018-19 and 2019-20 which will be primarily for brand promotion activities. Study in India programme Objectives Encourage more foreign ..

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