Ernakulam : The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that it is imperative that we safeguard and promote equity in higher education and ensure inclusion of women, minorities, and differently abled persons, providing them a barrier free higher education environment. He was addressing the gathering at the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Kochi, Kerala today. The Vice President congratulated the institution, its staff and students on the auspicious occasion and expressed hope that the wealth of experience gained by the institution would help them lead many more youngsters towards wisdom & enlightenment. Shri Naidu applauded the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI), for the many contributions to education they have made under the enligh
Ahmadabad : Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled today the state of art, super-speciality public hospital - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Ahmedabad today. Built by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, the 78 meter high, 1500 bed hospital is equipped with all modern amenities, including an air ambulance. PM inspected the facilities at the hospital. He lauded the efforts of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation for setting up a world class hospital and said, “Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Ahmedabad hospital will prove to be a model for other government hospitals in the country.” Built at a cost of Rs. 750 crore, the 17 floor hospital would provide world class services at an affordable price and is linked with Ayush
Ravi Shankar Prasad Inaugurates Science Communicators’ Meet at the Indian Science Congress, 2019 JALANDHAR : As a part of the on-going Indian Science Congress, 2019, Science Communicators’ Meet was inaugurated today by the Union Minister for Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad at Lovely Professional University in Jalandhar. While inaugurating the Meet, Ravi Shankar Prasad was delighted to inform that India’s ranking in global innovation index has jumped from 81st in 2015 to 60th in 2017. He also informed that India is now at the 6th position in scientific publications and 10th in patent filing. “India is now 3rd most attractive investment destination for technology transactions and it is the best time to do science in India”, said the IT
Jalandhar : As a part of the on-going five-day Indian Science Congress, Rashtriya Kishore Vaigyanik Sammelan(Children Science Congress) was inaugurated today in Jalandhar by Nobel Laureates Avram Hershko from Israel and F.Duncan M.Haldane from USA. While inaugurating the Congress, Avram Hershko called children as the future of scientific India and was sure that some of them may be making some important discoveries which will prove to be good for mankind, and may also win them Nobel Prize someday. Appreciating the progress that India has done over the years Prof. Duncan Hardane said that India has to be a part of the technological development of the future. Prof Duncan advised young students to learn mathematics irrespective of the jobs they are going to take up. In his presidential a...
It is to Preserve for 100 Years to Give Glimpse of Today’s Technology Future Generations can go Through the Technological Development JALANDHAR : A Time Capsule prepared at Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar with items representing today’s technology and India’s scientific prowess was buried today by Nobel Laureates Avram Hershko from Israel and F.Duncan M. Haldane from USA on the occasion of the on-going 106th Indian Science Congress . Glimpse of Today’s Technology The Time Capsule contains 100 items that represent modern-day technology as experienced in India. Besides replicas of Mangalyaan, Brahmos Missile and Tejas fighter jet representing India’s scientific prowess, the Capsule contains laptop, landline phone,smart phone, drone, VR glasses, stopwatch, Amazon Alexa etc.
Fulcrum of Science is the Desire to Question; Desire to Explore Which Needs to be Inculcated : Smriti Irani JALANDHAR : Smriti Zubin Irani, Minister of Textiles & Industry, inaugurated the Women’s Science Congress as a part of the on-going Indian Science Congress, 2019 at Lovely Professional University in Jalandhar today. While inaugurating the Congress, the Minister said that science is gender-neutral. She mentioned that about 2.8 lakh scientists, engineers employed in research and development institutions across the country, only about 39,000 are women which makes the female scientific community the largest minority in the country. The data tells us that 81 percent of the females in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) field, there is a gender bias in
New Delhi : To ensure security of women at all workplaces, the Ministry of Women and Child Development has empanelled institutions/organisations to conduct awareness exercises on the provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. As of November, 2018, as many as 223 institutes/organisations have been empanelled from across the country to impart training in local languages. "These empanelled institutes have to submit quarterly reports through SHe-Box, an online complaints portal, of all the training programmes/workshop conducted by them under the SH Act. The empanelled institutes/organisations/companies have so far organized over 700 capacity building exercises which were attended by nearly 50,000 participants," said WCD Minister...
GD Goenka University Organises ‘Fotographia 2018’ the 2nd International Students’ Film and Photography Festival Dwij: Twice Born got awarded in short film categoryThe 2nd edition of the film and photography festival Fotographia showcased different shades of lives in movies and photographs The theme of the Festival was “Beautiful Lives: Human Dignity, Human Rights.” New Delhi : Blooming Buds, the movie exploring the delicate relationship of a mother and daughter after the former’s divorce made by Anahita Singh of State Institute of Film and Television. Rohtak was selected the best long film at ‘Fotographia 2018’, the 2nd International Film and Photography Festival of School of Communication, GD Goenka University. While Dwij: Twice Born was awarded in the short movie category. The award for
Young Shutterbugs and Filmmakers Get an Opportunity to Showcase Their Talent ‘Fotographia 2018’ is the 2nd Edition of International Students’ Film and Photography Competition Actor Director Viveck Vaswani will be the Chief Guest GURUGRAM : If the number of entries are anything to go by, young and passionate shutterbugs and filmmakers are evincing keen interest in the forthcoming 'Fotographia 2018,' the second International Students' Film and Photography festival being organised by School of Communication, G D Goenka University. The event will be held on 26th October 2018, at G D Goenka Public School, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. The overall theme of the 2nd edition of the festival is “Beautiful Lives: Human Dignity, Human Rights” which has received over 300 photographs from school studen
The MOU will bridge the gap between the industry and the academia : Nipun Goenka Gurugram : Fortis Memorial Research Institute , Fortis Healthcare has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GD Goenka University for academic collaboration for its programmes in areas of Psychology, Physiotherapy, Nutrition&Health, and Hospital & Healthcare Management to provide quality collaborative learning opportunities for its students and promote academic research. The MoU was signed by Mr. Bhavdeep Singh, Group CEO – Fortis Healthcare & Mr. Nipun Goenka, MD – GD Goenka Group. Both of them emphasized the need for more such collaboration between universities and industries for skill development (education and training), the generation, acquisition and adoption of knowledge (innova