FIVE STATE INSTITUTES TO GET RS 10 CR TO PUSH INNOVATION

FIVE STATE INSTITUTES TO GET RS 10 CR TO PUSH INNOVATION

Five institutions from Gujarat, including the Gujarat University (GU) and Gujarat Technological University (GTU) will get grants to establish Atal Incubation Centres under the aegis of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) set up by the Niti Aayog. As many as 34 incubators in the country have been approved by AIM. GTU, Surat Smart City Development Limited from Surat- a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for the implementation of the Smart City projects in the city, GU, Gujarat Law Society(GLS) and Indrashil Institute of Science & Technology, Mehsana, have been given approval for…

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Mumbai: State colleges, institutes strive to improve ranking and grades to win Rs 271 cr funding

Mumbai: State colleges, institutes strive to improve ranking and grades to win Rs 271 cr funding

Mumbai: Students of colleges and various institutes may benefit as the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shikshan Abhiyan (RUSA) has supported the ‘Maharashtra Mission 500’ project of the state to improvise 500 colleges, institutes and universities. A budget of Rs 271 crore has been agreed upon by RUSA for developing and improving quality of higher education of the state. The state plans to seek advice from experts to help colleges and universities in securing better ranks and grades to gain this fund. The state has outlined its on-ground goals under RUSA 2.0 which include…

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Cabinet nod soon for Rs 75,000 scholarship for bright students: Minister

Cabinet nod soon for Rs 75,000 scholarship for bright students: Minister

The Cabinet will soon give its nod to a Rs. 75,000 monthly scholarship scheme for bright students in higher education institutes to arrest the brain drain and encourage innovation, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today said. The scholarship, the Minister said, is meant for bright sparks at institutes like IITs and universities where required infrastructure is being provided under the Vishwajeet Project and Uchchatar Avishkar Yojana. “We are also starting a PM Scholarship. I have already signed the Cabinet note. That is under circulation. It will come to the Cabinet very…

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Rs 1 crore scholarship offer for undergraduate programme in Australia, deadline June 30

Rs 1 crore scholarship offer for undergraduate programme in Australia, deadline June 30

Indian students interested in studying in Australia can apply for Sydney-based public research university Macquarie’s second edition Big History International Student Undergraduate Scholarship, available for all undergraduate courses. To qualify, students have to complete a MOOC course on the evolution of the universe and the world, titled Big History: Connecting Knowledge through MOOC provider Coursera . The scholarships will cover all tuition fees up to $50,000 AUD per year for an undergraduate degree of a duration of three to four years, depending on the programme of study. This represents a…

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Ronnie Screwvala does a first in Asia, launches Rs 100 cr scholarship fund

Ronnie Screwvala does a first in Asia, launches Rs 100 cr scholarship fund

Online education start-up co-founder Ronnie Screwvala has initiated an online scholarship fund, Asia’s first, with a first closing of Rs 100 crore and an aim to get to Rs 400 crore over the next 3-4 years. He has invested an initial corpus of Rs 10 crore and will raise the rest from like-minded individuals and companies as well as from CSR funding. The Fund will also partner with UpGrad, an online education platform co-founded by Screwvala. “We need 125 million young Indians in post-graduation studies and not more than 30…

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SIT estimates scholarship scam size at Rs 1415 crore

SIT estimates scholarship scam size at Rs 1415 crore

NAGPUR: The special inquiry team (SIT) or task force probing the state’s scholarship scam has estimated that the total amount embezzled could go up to Rs 1,415 crore. The amount was gobbled up in the name of distributing post-matric government scholarships to more than 15 lakh students in 23,752 colleges between 2010 and 2016 through social justice and tribal welfare deparments. A review meeting of officials of the SIT, formed in January last year and whose term is concluding in mid-February, took place at city police commissionerate on Tuesday. The…

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Court seeks VC affidavit on Rs 1.87crore scholarship fraud

Court seeks VC affidavit on Rs 1.87crore scholarship fraud

NAGPUR: In yet another twist in multi-crore scholarship scam, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Monday was informed about a letter from Pune-based social welfare commissioner’s office that said prima facie there was a misappropriation of about Rs1.68 crore in distribution of scholarships to Nagpur University affiliated colleges. A division bench of Justice Bhushan Dharmadhikari and Justice Swapna Joshi then directed NU vice-chancellor SP Kane to file a detailed affidavit in this regard within a week. The court also appointed Shyam Mohota as amicus curiae in the PIL….

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Maharashtra govt extends fee waiver to students with Rs 6L family income limit

Maharashtra govt extends fee waiver to students with Rs 6L family income limit

The Maharashtra government Thursday  decided to extend fee waiver to students whose family income limit is less than Rs 6 lakhs, for professional and higher education courses, including medical and engineering. The BJP government also reaffirmed its commitment to provide reservation to the Maratha community. Addressing a press conference after the state Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the ‘Rajrishi Shahu Maharaj Fee Pratipurti Yojana’ was earlier implemented for SC/ST and OBC students. “SC/ST students had 100 per cent fee waiver while OBC students had 50 per cent concession. It…

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BPCL Recruitment 2016 for Chemical Engineers – revenue Rs. 20 Lakh per Annum || last date 26th might also 2016

BPCL Recruitment 2016 for Chemical Engineers – revenue Rs. 20 Lakh per Annum || last date 26th might also 2016

Bharat Petroleum business enterprise restricted has introduced recruitment news for the experienced Chemical Engineer. candidates interested by this task can also observe on-line on or earlier than twenty sixth may also 2016. precise activity description given beneath: call: Bharat Petroleum company constrained (BPCL) publish: experienced Chemical Engineer income: Rs. 13 Lakh to Rs. 20 Lakh in keeping with annum education / Qualification for Bharat Petroleum business enterprise restrained vacancy: education / Qualification: Applicant applying for this post must possess first elegance degree in B.E/ B.Tech in Chemical Engineering at the…

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APDCL Recruitment 2016 for Social & surroundings professional || earnings Rs. 60,000 PM – last date 27th may also 2016

APDCL Recruitment 2016 for Social & surroundings professional || earnings Rs. 60,000 PM – last date 27th may also 2016

Assam strength Distribution organization restrained (APDCL) has introduced recruitment news for the put up of countrywide Social & environment expert / consultant. applicants inquisitive about this activity might also apply on or before 27th might also 2016. specific process description given underneath: call: Assam strength Distribution organisation restrained (APDCL) submit: countrywide Social & Environmental professional/ representative No. Of vacancies: 01 emptiness revenue/ Wages: profits of Rs. 60,000/- according to month education/ Qualification for Assam electricity Distribution employer restrained vacancy: schooling/ Qualification: applicants making use of for this put up must…

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