Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Punjab School Education Department endorse to continue the services of temporary employees for one more year

CHANDIGARH: Keeping in view the interests of temporary employees, Punjab school education department has given approval to continue their services for one more year.

Punjab directs school heads to prepare students under 'Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat' and 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan'

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab School Education Department has directed the school principals to prepare the students under 'Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat' and 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan'.

When PM Modi said, it's better to cancel class 10 exams than postpone them

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during a high-level meeting convened on Wednesday to decide on the CBSE board examinations amid the rising Covid cases in the country, looked like a concerned guardian of the children. He expressed concern about the health of the students who were supposed to take part in class 10 board exams. According to highly placed sources, the officials had come to the meeting with a proposal to postpone the board exams and not to cancel it

PUCA & PUTIA demands IKGPTU to conduct online examinations due to COVID

MOHALI: In view of rising infection of CORONA pandemic, the Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) today requested Vice Chancellor, IKGPTU, Jalandhar, Dr. Ajay K Sharma to conduct the pending examination through online mode.

Jaisalmer school tells story of sustainability through architectural marvel

JAIPUR: Situated in the centre of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan, a school building made of yellow sandstone is telling the story of sustainability for its architectural marvel as the students can study and play in the protected courtyard here without worrying about the extreme weather outside. This, at a time when temperatures keep soaring and the harsh winds cause sand to blow throughout the day.

IIT Madras' startup, AICTE partner to upskill 10 lakhs Indians

CHENNAI: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras' startup GUVI on Wednesday collaborated with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to upskill 10 lakh Indians in coding through a one-day free workshop called 'AI-For-India 1.0'.

Punjab School education department launches awareness campaign regarding Covid-19 and enrollment

CHANDIGARH: On the instructions of Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, the school education department has launched a special campaign to motivate the people for admission in government schools as well as to create awareness about the Covid-19 epidemic.

Indian Nursing Council extends Punjab admission cutoff dates to 31st March

MOHALI: Keeping in light the current situation in the country owing to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian Nursing Council (INC), New Delhi has extended the last date for getting admission into various Nursing Courses till 31st March, 2021 for Academic Year 2020-21, in Punjab, as per recent notification. This will be a golden opportunity for the students & this decision will go a long way towards enabling more aspiring candidates to apply comfortably within the newly declared last dates.

PUCA urges AICTE to implement Uniform Fee Structure in entire country

MOHALI: A meeting of National Fee Committee of All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) was held virtually to review existing fees structure and fix norms and guidelines for charging tuition and other fees. On behalf of Council, AICTE, Adviser, Prof. Dileep N. Malkhede; Justice Sh. B. N. Srikrishna, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India & Regional Officer, AICTE, Sh. R.K. Soni, were present in this meeting.

PAU Expert, Dr. Allah Rang addresses Aryans Agriculture Students

MOHALI: Department of Agriculture, Aryans Degree College Rajpura, Near Chandigarh organized a webinar on “Seed Production of Horticultural crops”. Dr. Allah Rang, HOD (Retd.) Dept of Plant Breeding and Genetics Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana & presently Managing Director, Biocarve Seeds where he exporting large quantity of flower seeds to American and European countries since 2008.

CGC Jhanjeri announced scholarships of 5 Crores for the year 2021 for Chandigarh students

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri while inaugurating new city office announced scholarships of 5 Crores for more than 1000 students. During the opening ceremony, a number of new educational programmes, including BA (Hons.) Liberal Arts & Humanities degree in economics, psychology and English, B.Sc. Biotechnology and Graphics & Web designing, etc., were also introduced by Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President CGC Jhanjeri.

LPU organised a webinar ‘Cyber Crime in India and its Socio-economic Consequences’

PHAGWARA:The Department of Government and Public Administration at LPU organised an important webinar on ‘Cyber Crime in India and its Socio-economic Consequences’. Renowned academician and columnist from Logistics Division, Ministry of Commerce & Industry (Government of India) Dr Sameer Shekhar was the resource person. 

Jindal Global Law School signs MoU with leading universities

NEW DELHI:The Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has entered into 10 new Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with leading universities from the US, the UK, European Union and Latin America.

School education department released 2.60 crore fund to raise the standard of sports

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab School Education Department has released funds of Rs. 2.60 crore for 14 districts of the state to raise the standard of sports.

Vijay Inder Singla rubbishes rumours regarding extension in probation period of teachers

CHANDIGARH: While terming the opposition's charges totally baseless, Punjab School Education Minister Mr Vijay Inder Singla, on Tuesday, said that the school education department had not at all increased the probation period of newly recruited teachers from 3 to 4 years.

Schedule for RIMC entrance test announced

CHANDIGARH: The written entrance examination for admission to the Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun (Uttrakhand) for January, 2022 term will be conducted at Lala Lajpat Rai Bhawan, Sector-15, Chandigarh on June 5th, 2021 (Saturday).

Punjab Education dept constitutes 'Enrollment Booster Teams' for admission in govt schools during the new academic session

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab School Education Department has constituted 'Enrollment Booster Teams' for admissions for the session of 2021-22 so, that this enrollment drive can be run successfully.

School Education Department issues new guidelines for purchasing books for libraries

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab School Education Department has issued instructions to constitute committees at school level to procure books for libraries recommended by the expert committee.

Punjab University postpones 4 March exams to 6 March

CHANDIGARH:Punjab University has rescheduled the exams on March 6 that were going to be held on 4 March earlier ,on account of protest done by educators of Punjab University and Colleges of Chandigarh and Punjab.

Online transfers of Punjab teachers will be done on absolute merit: Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH: Punjab school education minister Mr. Vijay Inder Sinla, on Monday, said that the state government has formulated Teachers’ Transfer Policy-2019 to ensure merit based, transparent and hassle free facility to the school teachers aspiring for transfers. The minister added that till date over 7,000 teachers had availed the benefit of the policy and now, their government has made comprehensive arrangements to implement the policy in its true spirit while conducting the online transfers this year.

JEE Main 2021 result; How to check percentile score

The National Testing body declared the results of JEE Main 2021 on March 7. The main results 2021 will be available online on the official website: 

Rs. 6.8 crore released for purchase of LED screens in 6,180 government schools: Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH: Punjab school education minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Wednesday, said that their government has released a grant of Rs. 6.8 crore for purchase of LED TV screens in as many as 6,180 government schools across the state.

Pvt schools in Gurugram reluctant to resume primary classes

GURUGRAM: The Haryana government's decision to reopen schools for classes 3 to 5 from February 24 has received a mixed response from the private schools in Gurugram.

Telangana kids shine at National Arithmetic Genius Contest 2021

HYDERABAD: The kids from Telangana and AP shine at the National Arithmetic Contest 2021 organized by India’s biggest kids skill development organization, SIP Academy

Artist Stephanie La Beller Arpels with '2021 Critics' Choice Award'

NEW DELHI:World University of Design has carved its own unique niche and is known to promote excellence in design, visual arts and performing arts amongst others. The institute seized the opportunity to honor French Artist Stephanie La Beller Arpels with '2021 Critics’ Choice Award' on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 67A, Friends Colony West, New Delhi.

Class 10 exams begin in Bihar amid tight security

PATNA: The class 10 exams conducted by the Bihar School Examination Committee began on Wednesday amid tight security. In order to prevent malpractices in the exams being held in two shifts daily, strict arrangements have been made by the Committee.

Andhra writes to Centre to affiliate Sri Venkateswara college to AU

AMARAVATI: In a bid to better cater to the educational needs of Andhra Pradesh students in the national capital, Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has written to Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, seeking permission to affiliate Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi with Visakhapatnam-based Andhra University (AU).

Kerala CM interacts with university students

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan interacted with students at Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) on Monday. This was part of a series of interactions with university students and research scholars by the Chief Minister.

Kerala conducts over 6K online classes amid Covid challenge

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala, the state with the highest literacy rate in India, has added another feather in its hat amid all challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, conducting over 6,000 online classes in which more than 43 lakh students from pre-primary standard to Class 12 attended.

Punjab Education Department releases a schedule for study of the students through EDUSAT

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab School Education Department has released a schedule for study of the children through the Edusat program.

Universities & Colleges in Punjab to fully open from January 21

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has decided to reopen all the government, aided and non-aided colleges including all the government and private universities from January 21. All the higher educational institutes have to follow the guidelines issued by the Punjab Government regarding Covid-19 from time to time.  The Higher Education Department, Punjab has issued a detailed letter to all the universities and colleges in this regard.

Cabinet minister encourage healthcare workers while staying with them during observation period

SANGURPUR:School education and PWD minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Saturday, kick-started the Covid vaccination drive from District Civil Hospital in Sangrur district. The cabinet minister stayed in the observation room with SMO Dr. Baljeet Singh, who has been administered first dose in Sangrur district, and nine other healthcare workers as the gesture of encouragement.

Dr Grover traces scientific heritage of Punjab

MOHALI: Department of Mechanical Engineering of University School of Engineering and Technology of the Rayat Bahra University organized an expert talk on the `Scientific Heritage of Punjab’ by eminent scholar Dr Arun Kumar Grover, a former Vice-Chancellor of Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Udan project' proving to be a boon for the students- mock and final tests in April

CHANDIGARH:The 'Udan Project' launched by the Punjab School Education Department to enhance the general knowledge of the students is proving to be a boon for the children and now the Education Department has come up with a plan for conducting tests in April to assess the general knowledge of the students.

IIHMR University concludes Health Next 2021 conference

JAIPUR: 40 speakers from eight countries including the USA, Germany, India, the UK, Canada etc. during the two-day 'Health Next 2021 - Global Health and Innovation Conference' organised by IIHMR University discussed about new solutions and strategies as Covid-19 has taken a toll on various sectors and areas.

Sonu Sood opens up on providing smartphones to students

MUMBAI: Actor Sonu Sood has started a new mission to ensure that students who are unable to attend online classes due to inaccessibility to smartphones, get education without roadblocks.

Grant of over Rs. 8 crore released for health care of girls studying in government schools

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab School Education Department has taken important steps for the health care of the girls studying in the schools and released a grant of Rs. 8.6 crore for 2521 high and senior secondary government schools across the state after the approval of the Education Minister Mr. Vijay Indira Singla.

Kerala prof accuses CPM MLA of intimidation during local body polls

THIRUVANTHANAPURAM: K.M. Sreekumar, a professor at the Kerala Agriculture University (KAU), has alleged in a Facebook post that he was intimidated by CPM MLA from Uduma in Kasargod district, K. Kunhiraman, while he was performing his duty as a presiding officer at a booth during the recent local body polls.

School shut after principal tests Covid-19 positive in Bihar

PATNA: A government high school in Bihar's Gaya district has suspended all its classes for an indefinite period as a precautionary measure after the headmaster of the institution tested positive for coronavirus, an official said on Thursday.

555 Degrees conferred during the sixth Convocation of Central University of Punjab

BATHINDA: Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB) organised its 6th Convocation Ceremony on .5th January (Tuesday) at CUPB Ghudda Campus. Hon’ble Chancellor of the University Padma Bhushan Prof. S.S. Johl presided over the ceremony. The Chief Guest of this program was Padma Vibhushan Dr. K. Kasturiranjan, Emeritus Professor, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore.

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