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National Rail and Transportation Institute announces admissions for Academic year 2020-21

National Rail and Transportation Institute announces admissions for Academic year 2020-21

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New Delhi : The National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI), A deemed to be University established by Ministry of Railways in Vadodara, has announced admissions for Academic year 2020-21. This will be the third year of intake at the Institute, which has seen significant progress over these years towards its vision of being among the top Universities in the country, powering the growth and transformation of Indian transportation sector. NRTI will admit students to its established B.Sc. and BBA programmes in Transportation Technology & Transportation Management respectively, as well as two new B.Tech. programmes, two new MBA programmes and four new MSc programmes. Most of these are unique programmes offered exclusively at NRTI. The new programmes also include an international M...
NSNIS Patiala announces relaxation in admission criteria of coaching course to allow more eminent athletes

NSNIS Patiala announces relaxation in admission criteria of coaching course to allow more eminent athletes

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New Delhi : In a first-time endeavour, 46 eminent athletes, men and women, will get direct admission to the flagship Diploma Course in Sports Coaching at the Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports (NSNIS) in Patiala, from the session of 2020-21 onwards. This decision was announced by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Shri. Kiren Rijiju in May. Now, with an effort to ensure larger participation from eminent athletes in the course, it has been decided to relax a few of the admission criteria earlier stated. While the educational qualification from entry to the course remains 10+2 for all eminent athletes, changes have been brought about in the sports achievements criteria so as to allow more Asian and Commonwealth medallists and participants of Senior World Championships to...
Smart Cities Mission opens registration for India Cycles4Change Challenge

Smart Cities Mission opens registration for India Cycles4Change Challenge

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New Delhi : The Smart Cities Mission opened the registration for India Cycles4Change Challenge on 10th July, 2020. The challenge was launched on 25th June, 2020 by Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Housing and Urban Affairs. The event was marked by description of the Challenge brief and launch of the online portal for submission of application for participating cities. The event was attended by over 450 participants, including CEOs of Smart Cities, Commissioners, city officials, civil society organizations, experts, and citizens.             The Challenge aims to help cities connect with their citizens as well as experts to develop a unified vision to promote cycling. Cities are encouraged to collaborate w...
14 Scientists Awarded Swarna Jayanti Fellowships for 2018-19

14 Scientists Awarded Swarna Jayanti Fellowships for 2018-19

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New Delhi:. Swarna Jayanti Fellowships have been awarded to 14 Scientists associated with projects containing innovative research idea and with potential of making impact on R&D in the respective disciplines. The scientists, selected for the award through a rigorous three-tier process, will be allowed to pursue unfettered research with freedom and flexibility. The Swarna Jayanti Fellowships scheme was instituted by Government of India to commemorate India's fiftieth year of independence. Under this scheme, a selected number of young scientists, with proven track record, are provided special assistance and support to enable them to pursue basic research in frontier areas of science and technology. The awardees are supported by Department of Science & Technology, for fellowship and...
Monthly Essay Competitions for Students : HRD Minister Announces 4 Prizes

Monthly Essay Competitions for Students : HRD Minister Announces 4 Prizes

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NEW DELHI :  Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the kartavya.ugc.ac.in portal on the occasion of ‘Constitution Day’ today, as a part of year long Nagrik Kartavya Paalan Abhiyan being observed throughout the country. The portal will be used primarily for holding monthly essay competitions for students as well as other activities like quizzes, debates, poster making etc pertaining to Nagrik Kartavya Paalan Abhiyan.  Minister of State for HRD Sanjay Dhotre was also present on the occasion. Secretary, Higher education, MHRD R. Subrahmanyam; Chairperson AICTE Anil Sahasrabudhe , Secretary UGC, Rajnish Jain and Director IISER Kolkata, Sourav Pal and senior officials of the ministry were also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that today we...
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 ...
More than 33 Awards are conferred in Different Fields in India

More than 33 Awards are conferred in Different Fields in India

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New Delhi : In our country many Awards are given to the experts of different fields to encourage the present and coming generations after getting freedom . Hence this subject is covered by most of the exams in India. At least one question is asked from Awards and their Fields name in every exam . It includes International, National, and State level Awards. Therefore we must know the details about Important Awards and their Fields for the preparation of upcoming exams like – SSC, UPSC, CGL, IRDAI, UIIC, OICL, RBI, RRB, IBPS , FCI, HPSC, BPSC, UPPSC, DANICS, CPO, and other states staff selection commission's exams as well as state public service commission's exams. More than 33 Awards are conferred in Different Fields : 1. Bharat Ratna – It is the highest civilian award of the India. The aw...
59 Software Technology Parks of India are Operational

59 Software Technology Parks of India are Operational

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New Delhi : Currently, 59 Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Centres are operational across the country. Out of which 51 Centres are in Tier-II/ III locations. Further, 24 new STPI Centres have been approved by the Governing Council of STPI which are at various stages of implementation. . This information was given by the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today. Technology Development Programmes (TDP): Department of Science and Technology has been implementing Technology Development Programmes (TDP) to facilitate conversion of proof-of-concepts for technologies/ techniques/ processes/products into advance prototypes for validation and demonstration in field settings. The main objectives of the program include: •      Support...
Govt Assures Safeguarding the Intellectual Property Rights

Govt Assures Safeguarding the Intellectual Property Rights

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New Delhi : The Government has taken several steps that have led to an improvement in patent filing, as also for safeguarding the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR).This information was given by the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today. Some of these steps : National IPR Policy for India was adopted by the Government of India on 12th May, 2016, as a vision document that lays the future roadmap of IPRs in India. The Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) has been set up to coordinate the implementation of the National IPR Policy. IP awareness programmes have been undertaken in academic institutions, at both school and college level, as also for industry.   To streamline the processing of IP applications, IP procedure...
Nominations for Padma Awards-2020 Open till 15th September, 2019

Nominations for Padma Awards-2020 Open till 15th September, 2019

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New Delhi : Online nominations/recommendations for Padma Awards-2020 started on 1st May, 2019. Last date for nominations/recommendations is 15th September, 2019. The nominations/recommendations for Padma Awards will be received online only on the Padma portal https://padmaawards.gov.in . Padma Awards seek to recognize ‘work of distinction’ and is given for distinguished and exceptional achievements/service in all fields/disciplines. All persons without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex are eligible for these Awards. Government servants including those working with PSUs, except Doctors and Scientists, are not eligible for Padma Awards. Central Ministries/Departments, States/UT Governments, Bharat Ratna and Padma Vibhushan awardees, Institutes of Excellence have been r...