“Study in India” Program For Foreign Students

“Study in India” Program For Foreign Students

In a bid to attract foreign students in Indian¬†varsities, the government is launching a special program called “Study in India”. The Education Worldwide India Leaders Conclave and International Students Fair 2018, recently concluded with this focus. What was the need for this? As per the recent data, almost six lakh Indian students leave the country every year to study abroad, while only about 40,000 foreign students come to India to pursue higher education. Aiming to…

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Learn Anywhere, Anytime and Earn a Degree

Learn Anywhere, Anytime and Earn a Degree

The Indian Government is warming up to the idea of online courses. The HRD ministry has directed 15% universities to offer online degrees. This will be non-technical courses which excludes engineering and medical from the list. The directive from the ministry¬† The HRD ministry is going to allow 15% of universities to offer online degrees allowing students and executives to learn anywhere, anytime. The courses, however, will be non-technical in nature, implying that they exclude…

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Government Launches Solid Waste Management App

Government Launches Solid Waste Management App

The Environment Ministry on Monday launched a web-based application, Integrated Waste Management System (IWMS), to help in tracking the movement and management of solid waste.   Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the app would help in monitoring 43,000 industrial units responsible for producing hazardous waste, while also providing state and nation-wise data on waste generation. Source: Inshorts

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