New Delhi : AICTE in association with various organisations carries out an employability Skill Test of pre-final and final year graduate students of AICTE approved institutions annually. The results have indicated that there has been a constant rise in employability of engineering graduates in India over the last 5-years.To increase the employability of graduates in the country, Ministry of Human Resource Development is working along with Sector Skill Councils (SSCs) under National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to undertake Apprenticeship/Internship embedded degree programmes with core focus on development of knowledge, skills, aptitude and on-job training. The information was given by the Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ in a writte
New Delhi : The Central Government has taken various initiatives for improving the quality in school education in the country including NE Region.The information was given by the Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today. The cabinet minister said that (i) The Central rules to the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 have been amended and class-wise, subject-wise Learning Outcomes have been shared with all States and Union Territories. (ii) The National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2017 was held on 13th November 2017 for assessing the competencies developed by the children at the grade levels III, V and VIII. The NAS district report cards have been shared with the States and U
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
Promoting Vocational Training in Schools NEW DELHI : The Government is implementing the scheme of Vocationalisation of School Education under the umbrella of ‘Samagra Shiksha - an integrated scheme for school education’, a Centrally Sponsored Scheme. Till 2018-19, the scheme of Vocationalisation of School Education has been implemented in 8654 schools. 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. He said that the scheme of Vocationalisation of School Education covers 55 job roles in 19 sectors i.e. Agriculture, Apparel Made ups & Home Furnishing, Automotive, Banking Finance and Insurance Services, Beauty and Wellness, Construction, Electronics & Hardware, Healthca
The Minister explained all steps taken by Govt to ensure quality of education in schools across the country NEW DELHI : Quality of education is a comprehensive term that includes learners, teachers, teaching learning process, learning environment, curriculum, pedagogy, learning outcomes, assessment, etc. To take cognizance of this, Government of India launched Samagra Shiksha-an Integrated Scheme for school education, w.e.f. 2018-19, as an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class XII and aims to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education at all levels of school education. 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. He sa
New Delhi : Department of Higher Education has prepared actionable points on Fit India Programme and forwarded to all its Institutions. The details of actionable points for implementation of Fit India in Higher Education Institutes are as follows: Implementation of policies and practices: Institutions to adopt and implement policies and practices that motivate students and staffs to participate actively in health and wellness activities. In this regard, following activities may be incorporated: Pledging by students, faculty and staff in all universities/institutions for making all efforts to maintain the physical and mental fitness and do some sports activities regularly. Encouraging and motivating students and staffs to spend at least one hour in physical activities viz. sports...
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
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
New Delhi : The Central Government has introduced a 4-year Integrated Teacher Education Programme (ITEP) for pre-service training, to offer graduation with certain specializations built into it namely Primary and Secondary Education. In this regard, a Gazette Notification dated 29th March, 2019 has been published and applications have been invited from 3rd June, 2019. Further, for in-service training of teachers, school heads and other functionaries, at the elementary level, approval has been given for an Integrated Teacher Training Programme to be conducted through National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), in all States and UTs. The Central Government has taken several initiatives to improve ...
New Delhi : Giving boost to employment, the Human Resource Development Ministry has cleared the way for appointment of more than 7000 Teachers and other staff in Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan. Results for these posts will be declared on 8 July 2019 for which KVS has already completed the examination process. This initiative will generate thousands of employment opportunities and simultaneously strengthen the quality education in Kendriya Vidyayas. The Union HRD Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced this while addressing the 8th Deputy Commissioner’s Conference of KVS in New Delhi today. He emphasised on delivering quality education to the remotest corner of the country and adopting positive approach in the top leadership of the organizations. He said that small init