Ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship has extended the enrollments under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana for the north-eastern region, which will include eight north-eastern states, by two months. The centrally sponsored PMKVY 2016-20 comes to an end for other places across India on March 31. “In view of the recent lockdown due to COVID-19 crisis, MSDE, after examining the whole […]Continue Reading..
Objectives To enhance the enrollment, retention and attendance and simultaneously improve nutritional levels among school going children studying in Classes I to VIII of Government, Government – aided schools, Special Training centres (STC) and Madarasas and Maktabs supported under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. History of national roll out of Mid day meal scheme Mid Day […]Continue Reading..
In a bid to support socially relevant projects, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved the Scheme for Trans-Disciplinary Research for India`s Developing Economy (STRIDE). The scheme will provide support to research projects that are socially relevant, locally need-based, nationally important and globally significant. The UGC has set up an advisory committee under Vice Chairman […]Continue Reading..
Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) is an innovative programme sponsored and managed by the Department of Science & Technology for attraction of talent to Science. The basic objective of INSPIRE is to communicate to the youth of the country the excitements of creative pursuit of science, attract talent to the study of […]Continue Reading..
The Center is working on a proposal to grant scholarships to meritorious Indian students aspiring to pursue PhD at top 200 global universities. But there is a rider: They will have to come back and serve as teachers at the higher education institutions in the country for at least five years. The new scheme is […]Continue Reading..
Objective Government of India, Ministry of Minority Affairs is implementing the scheme Nai Udaan– Scheme for Support to Minority Students for preparation of Main Examination, who clear Prelims conducted by Union Public Service Commission, Staff Selection Commission, State Public Service Commissions The objective of the Scheme is to provide financial support to the minority candidates clearing prelims conducted […]Continue Reading..
India is eyeing a major revamp of secondary education by introducing a credit system for skills training after class 8 and 10. The skills development ministry is developing a framework under which credits will be given for vocational training from industrial training institutes (ITIs) equivalent to educational grades. The credit recognition will also hold valid for university admissions, which implies […]Continue Reading..
“Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion” (SANKALP) project directs to put “National Skills Development Mission” (NSDM) into practice and launched by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. The project is implemented with the support of World Bank monetarily in line with the objectives of NSDM. The project revolves around strengthening institutional mechanisms […]Continue Reading..
National Scholarship Portal (NSP) is a digital scholarship platform which carries multiple scholarships offered by central government, state governments and different government agencies like UGC (University Grants Commission), AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education), etc. The National Scholarship Portal hosts about 50 scholarships worth hundreds of crores among the scholarship seekers registered on the platform. […]Continue Reading..
The Centre has announced scholarships for five crore students from minority communities in the next five years. Minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the government is targeting to provide scholarships to one crore students from the minority communities annually. The ministry is also stepping up work on narrowing the gap between mainstream school […]Continue Reading..