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5200 Seats Increase for EWS Quota Medical Students for 2019-20

5200 Seats Increase for EWS Quota Medical Students for 2019-20

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New Delhi : The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India has increased 5200 MBBS seats under Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) reservation quota in State Government’s Colleges, State Government aided Society run Colleges, Municipal Corporation’s Colleges and Colleges set up on Private Public Mode (PPP mode) for the academic session 2019-20. Number of MBBS seats increased under EWS quota State/UT wise. The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.   State-wise list of Allotment of MBBS Seats under 10% EWS Quota 2019-20 Sl. No. State Seats Increased 1 Andhra Pradesh 360 2 Assam 174 3 Bihar 190 4 Chhattisgarh 120
Lok Sabha Passes the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Lok Sabha Passes the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019

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New Delhi : Lok Sabha passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 today. In this amendment, it is proposed to amend the Right to Information Act, 2005 so as to provide that the term of office of, and the salaries, allowances and other terms and conditions of service of, the Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners and the State Chief Information Commissioner and the State Information Commissioners, shall be such as may be prescribed by the Central Government. Participating in the debate on the Bill, Union Minister of Statefor Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that this Government is fully committed to transparency and accountability. Following this principle, the Government has encouraged suo motu dissemination of maximum i...
Vice President Naidu and PM Modi Congratulate ISRO Scientists

Vice President Naidu and PM Modi Congratulate ISRO Scientists

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New Delhi :  The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today congratulated scientists and personnel of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Department of Space on the successful launch of Chandrayaan – 2. He highly appreciated the fact that the vehicle and Chandrayaan-2 were fully fabricated in India. This is indeed a golden chapter and major milestone in India’s progress in science and technology,” he added. The Vice President said he looked forward to a successful completion of the Chandrayaan-2 project when it lands at a site on the lunar surface where no man-made object has ever reached. “This is indeed is big leap forward in India’s contribution to explore the outer space as it joins three other countries which have undertaken similar challenging missions. It i
GSLV MkIII-M1 Successfully Launches Chandrayaan-2 Spacecraft

GSLV MkIII-M1 Successfully Launches Chandrayaan-2 Spacecraft

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New Delhi : India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV MkIII-M1, successfully launched the 3840 kg Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft into an earth orbit today. The spacecraft is now revolving round the earth with a perigee (nearest point to Earth) of 169.7 km and an apogee (farthest point to Earth) of 45,475 km. Today’s flight marks the first operational flight of the GSLV Mk III. After a smooth countdown lasting 20 hours, GSLV MkIII-M1 vehicle majestically lifted off from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at the scheduled launch time of 1443 Hrs (2:43 pm) Indian Standard Time (IST) with the ignition of its two S200 solid strap-on motors. All the subsequent flight events occurred as scheduled.   About
11th DefExpo to be Organised from 5th to 8th February 2020 in Lucknow

11th DefExpo to be Organised from 5th to 8th February 2020 in Lucknow

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Tejaswi/STI Correspondent  NEW DELHI : The 11th biennial edition of DefExpo India- 2020 is scheduled to be held for the first time in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow. It offers an excellent opportunity for the Indian defence industry to showcase its capabilities and promote its export potential. Main theme of the DefExpo India- 2020 will be ‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’ and focus will be on ‘Digital Transformation of Defence’. The shows are conducted at an international level, which not only facilitates Business-to-Business (B2B) interaction with senior foreign delegations but also Government-to-Government (G2G) meetings and signing of Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs). The exhibition will also highlight emergence of UP as an attractive destination for investment in
CBSE Announces Circular for Verification of Marks of SSCC Class XII 2019

CBSE Announces Circular for Verification of Marks of SSCC Class XII 2019

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NEW DELHI : CBSE has issued a Circular 19 July 2019 regarding the modalities for applying for Verification of Marks, Obtaining Photocopy of the Evaluated Answer Books(s) and Re-evaluation, for the  candidates who have appeared for the Senior School Certificate Compartment (Class XII) Examinations, 2019. Only those candidates who will apply for verification of Marks Online will be eligible to apply for obtaining photocopy of answer book(s) in that/those subject(s). Detail Modalities : 1. Requests for all the processes will be accepted only Online and during the specified schedules alongwith processing charges. 2. The processing charges can only be deposited online (Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking). Processing charges shall not be accepted offline i.e Postal  Order/DD/Money order/ Cheque/C
Govt. of India To Promote Adventure Activities Provides Financial Assistance

Govt. of India To Promote Adventure Activities Provides Financial Assistance

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New Delhi : Adventure sports or extreme sports are activities undertaken through the medium of Land, Water and Air and perceived as involving a high degree of risk. These activities often involve speed, height, a high level of physical exertion and highly specialized gear. The Government of India, in order to promote adventure activities regularly provides financial assistance to organizations such as Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF), National Adventure Foundation (NAF), Sea Explorer’s Institute under the National Programme for Youth and Adolescent Programme (NPYAD) Scheme to conduct adventure activities including training, awareness camps, seminars, workshops, film/slide shows, exhibition etc. This information was given by the Minister of State (I/C) Kiren Rijiju in a written reply
Union HRD Minister Chairs Consultation Workshop on National Education Policy

Union HRD Minister Chairs Consultation Workshop on National Education Policy

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New Delhi : Union Minister for Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ chaired the national workshop on 5- year vision document and national education policy in New Delhi today. He addressed the Education Secretaries and other senior officials from the States and Union Territories (UTs) in this regard. While addressing the participants, the Minister emphasised on the importance of education for the development of the nation. He requested all States & UTs to hold consultations within their States and provide their tentative comments on the policy document by 31st July 2019. The Minister will also be holding consultations with all State Education Ministers on the policy in August 2019. The Minister said education is the foundation for making a new Bharat which is compe
Approval for a Competency Based School Based Assessment (SBA) at Elementary level

Approval for a Competency Based School Based Assessment (SBA) at Elementary level

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New Delhi : The National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) conducts periodic national surveys to assess learning achievement of children in Classes – III, V, VIII and X. The National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2017 was held on 13th November for assessing the competencies developed by the children at the grade levels III, V and VIII from across 701 districts covering all the 36 States and UTs and covered 22 lakh students from 1.10 lakh schools. NAS (2017) was administered with districts as the unit of reporting in different subject areas such as languages, mathematics, EVS/Science and Social Sciences in the Government and Government aided schools. The competency based test was based on the Learning Outcomes which were incorporated in the Central Rules for RTE Act by the
CBSE  Launches Experiential Learning for Students from 2019-20 Session Onwards

CBSE Launches Experiential Learning for Students from 2019-20 Session Onwards

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New Delhi : Education is a subject in the concurrent list of the Constitution and majority of the schools are under the control of the respective State Governments. Under the Integrated scheme for School Education - Samagra Shiksha, effective from the year 2018-19, there is a provision for supporting States and UTs on interventions related to Guidance and Counselling in schools. Funds are proposed to be provided to the States/UTs, in the current financial year 2019-20 in order to encourage teachers to function as the first level counsellors in schools. Also, State-specific projects are funded to address the issues of adolescent children. The information was given by the Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today