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Ministry of HRD launches VidyaDaan 2.0

On April 22, 2020, the Union Ministry of HRD launched VidyaDaan 2.0 on DIKSHA. The main aim of the platform is to contribute e-learning content and help children continue their learning anywhere and anytime in the country. Highlights In the backdrop of situation arising out of COVID-19, VidyaDaan 2.0 has been launched to integrate both ..

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HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launchs world’s biggest teacher training programme

On 21st August 2019, the Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the world’s biggest teacher training programme – , NISHTHA – in New Delhi under which more than 42 lakh teachers will be trained across the country. The acronym ‘NISHTHA’ stands for ‘National Initiative for School Head’s and Teachers’ Holistic Advancement’. The purpose of ..

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UAE scraps ‘profession’ criteria for expats to sponsor family

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved a new rule for expats under which foreign workers will now be able to sponsor their family members if they fulfil certain income criteria and has scrapped the previously listed ‘professions’ criterion. Indians in UAE According to the data from the Indian Embassy, Indians in the UAE constitute the largest ..

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Canada to ban mobile phones in class rooms

Next year, Canada will ban mobile phones in classrooms. However, it will allow teachers interested to use them as a part of the lessons. However, the ban is applicable only to government schools. LAst year the French Government banned mobile phones in school. Though the majority support and welcome the move, some believe that they ..

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Tripura government launches Notun Disha initiative to provide training to teachers

The Tripura government has launched a one-month project – Notun Disha (new direction) to provide training to school teachers. In it, the state government has decided to distribute laptops to 800 school teachers to assess the level of students’ development in different disciplines. Here, 800 teachers would be selected for the training, and selected NGOs, ..

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