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National Virtual Library of India

The proposed National Virtual library would be massive online library, where resources from across fields in all possible forms could be collated and made available on a single platform. A large quantum of multi-lingual knowledge resources in the form of documents, books, images, audio, videos and other forms would be made available. National Virtual Library ..

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IISc Bengaluru adjudged overall best Indian university in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF-2018)

Prakash Javadekar, the Union Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD), has recently released INDIA RANKINGS 2018 for Higher Educational Institutions and presented awards to the institutions under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF-2018). In it, the Indian Institute of Science (IISC) in Bengaluru has been adjudged the overall best institution in the country. Apart from ..

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The International Air Transport Association partners with civil aviation ministry in India

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and the Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University (RGNAU) on March 13, 2018 to strengthen human resource possibility over India’s aviation industry. Under the agreement, the signatory institutions would leverage the existing infrastructure for training in ..

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N Gopalaswami committee constituted by University Grants Commission (UGC)

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recently constituted a four-member Empowered Expert Committee (EEC), which is being entrusted to conduct the appraisal of applications for short listing 20 Institutions of Eminence. N Gopalaswami, former Chief Election Commissioner of India is the Chairperson of the committee. The government is likely to announce the names of the ..

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Vinod Kumar Jain appointed as new Vice Chancellor of Tezpur University

Vinod Kumar Jain, the former Professor of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of the Tezpur University. He will serve as the vice-chancellor for a period of five years from the date he takes charge until he attains the age of 70 years, whichever is earlier. Prof Jain ..

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