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Foundation stone laid for National Skill Training Institute Plus in Bhubaneswar

With an aim to bridge existing gaps between skilled labour force and industry needs and boost demand-driven, high-quality skill training and vocational education at regional level, Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship laid the foundation stone for National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) Plus in Bhubaneswar on Friday. The minister is...

Odisha gets 63 new PM SHRI schools and an Eklavya Model school for tribal students

Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan launched 37 PM SHRI Kendriya Vidyalayas and 26 PM SHRI Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in Odisha in the presence of dignitaries, officials, academicians and students. At the inauguration, the minister said these schools will work in full spirit of the National Education Policy 2020 and...

Top CSR Initiatives for Encouraging more Women and Girls in STEM

Women’s participation in the workforce has been steadily increasing each year because of continuous efforts by the governments, non-profits as well as the global organisations. However, the representation of women and girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) fields is surprisingly less. According to UNESCO, less than 30 per cent of researchers across the world...
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Jharkhand Govt launches ‘J-Guruji’ learning app for school Students

In an attempt to boost digital literacy among government school students in the state, the Government of Jharkhand has launched an application namely ‘J-Guruji App’. The app is an initiative of the School Education and Literacy Department. The app was recently launched by Jharkhand Chief Minister, Hemant Soren. Around 45 lakh students studying in the...

National Skill Development Corporation to empower retailers in U.P and Odisha together with Coca-Cola India

Within a month of launching the platform Skill India Digital, the Government of India is taking steps to empower the citizens while making active use of the same. With the aim of empowering the retailer community especially in the states of Odisha and Uttar Pradesh, the National Skill Development Corporation has announced a partnership...

Government to launch ‘Mera Yuva Bharat’ to empower youth and encourage leadership

With an aim to harness youth energy for nation-building and develop leadership skills, the Government of India is all set to launch an autonomous body Mera Yuva Bharat. The project has received approval from the Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week. The primary objective of Mera Yuva Bharat is to...

Ministry of Education issues UMMEED draft guidelines to prevent student suicides in India

Amid rising cases of student suicides in Rajasthan’s Kota, which is the coaching hub pre-medical and pre-engineering exams, the Government of India has issued a guideline to prevent any tendency of self harm among students at school level. The purpose is to increase awareness, understanding and preventing students from taking any bold step causing...

World Tourism Day 2023: Do travel vlogs on social media help to boost tourism

Social media platforms these days are full of videos talking about travel. In these videos, we can see vloggers are travelling to destinations, some very common while some a little offbeat and sharing details about their journey, stay, food, their expenses and overall experience. While some of these videos come from popular vloggers, some...
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Top CSR Projects in Delhi

Delhi, as the capital city of India, holds a unique position on the national stage. In the financial year 2022, the Union Territory of Delhi garnered an impressive Rs. 1,158 Crores in CSR funding from 2,089 companies, solidifying its position as a preferred destination for corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives in India. Delhi's appeal...

What is PM Vishwakarma Scheme meant to benefit traditional artisans and craftspeople

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘PM Vishwakarma Scheme’ on Sunday on the occasion of Vishwakarma Jayanti, in New Delhi. The scheme is meant to benefit traditional artisans and craftspeople. The PM Vishwakarma scheme which has been conceptualised to benefit Indian artisans engaged in eighteen identified traditional trades, would be fully funded by the Union...

Skill India Digital platform launched for empowering youths

To ensure better access to quality skill development, relevant opportunities and entrepreneurial support, the Government of India on Wednesday launched Skill India Digital. This is a comprehensive digital platform aimed at synergising and transforming the skills, education, employment, and entrepreneurship landscape of India. The platform aims to provide better opportunities and a brighter future to...

Teachers’ Day 2023: Programme launched for capacity building of teachers

On the occasion of Teachers’ Day 2023, the Centre has launched an online training programme which is aimed at capacity building of faculty members in higher educational institutions. Organised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in association with the Ministry of Education, the programme is called ‘Malaviya Mission - Teachers Training Programme’. The online programme...

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