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Top 5 Current Affairs Questions on DSIR-PRISM Scheme

An Alignment and Awareness Event for Publicity of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research – Promoting Innovations in Individuals, Startups and MSMEs (DSIR-PRISM) scheme was virtually inaugurated in IIT Delhi. DSIR-PRISM has been instrumental in providing support to individual innovators enabling inclusive development of India. PRISM extends its support to any citizen of the ..

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Samagra Shiksha funded school to be renamed after Netaji

The Ministry of Education has decided that the Schools and hostels under the Samagra Shiksha scheme will now be renamed after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Key Facts The renaming of the scheme will help to create awareness regarding the facility of these residential schools and hostels in difficult areas. It will also inspire these schools ..

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What is STARS Project?

The Department of School Education and Literacy under the Ministry of Education, and the World Bank have signed the Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States Program (STARS) project on January 28, 2021. The project is a financial support agreement. STARS Project STARS project is a centrally sponsored scheme that seeks to strengthen the school education ..

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Education Minister inaugurated Lilavati Awards, 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

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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