ministry of education: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Education Minister inaugurated Lilavati Awards, 2020

Published: November 17, 2020

On November 17, 2020, the Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokriyal ‘Nishank’ inaugurated the Lilavati Awards. The award is an initiative of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Highlights of Lilavati Award 2020 The Lilavati Award aims to recognise the efforts of AICTE affiliated institutions in treating women. The Lilavati Awards are to be presented ..

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November 11: National Education Day

Published: November 11, 2020

Every year, India celebrates National Education Day on November 11. It is also called Rashtriya Shiksha Diwas. The day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. He was the first Education Minister of India. Key Highlights In 2008, the Ministry of Human Resource Development announced November 11 as the National ..

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Union Cabinet approves Rs 5,718 crore World Bank’s Project STARS

Published: October 14, 2020

On October 14, 2020, Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved the project STARS aided by the World bank. Key highlights The cabinet has approved Rs 5,718 crores of aid from World Bank to implement project STARS. STARS is Strengthening Teaching Learning and Resources for States. The project is to be implemented ..

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