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Education Quality Upgradation and Inclusion Programme (EQUIP)

The Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resource Development has come out with an five-year vision plan named Education Quality Upgradation and Inclusion Programme (EQUIP). The vision plan has been prepared after a detailed exercise done by the Experts covering the following ten areas: Strategies for expanding access. Towards global best teaching/learning ..


India signs loan pact with ADB to establish its first-ever Global Skills Park (GSP) in Madhya Pradesh

India has signed $150 million loan pact with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to establish its first-ever Global Skills Park (GSP) in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. The aim of the GSP is to enhance the quality of Technical and Vocational Education And Training (TVET) System in the State and create a more skilled workforce. The new ..


India signs financing agreement with World Bank for Strive Project

India has recently signed a financing agreement of $125 million with the World Bank (WB) in New Delhi for the Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement Operation (STRIVE) Project. The purpose of the project is to improve access to quality and market-driven vocational training provided in it is and apprenticeships. The result areas for the ..


India and Singapore extend military training pact

India and Singapore inked 3 major pacts including one on continuing the military training that Indian armed forces extend to their Singaporean counterparts. These agreements coincide with the state visit of Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong to India. India is already imparting training to the Singaporean air force personnel at the Kalaikunda air base in ..