education sector

Budget 2020: Rs 99,300 crore allocated for education sector

She also added that there will also be degree level full-fledged online education programme by institutions ranked in the top 100. Nirmala Sitharaman also mentioned that the Centre proposes to attach medical colleges with district hospitals on PPP model to deal with the shortage of doctors.

Feb 01, 2020, 15:22 PM IST

Budget 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman proposes more Tejas-like trains, 100 more airports

Sitharaman said that as many as 150 trains will be running on Indian Railway network in the coming year under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model and that the request for quotation invite has already been sent. 

Feb 01, 2020, 13:48 PM IST

Budget 2020: Indian Railways will set up Kisan Rail through PPP model, says FM Sitharaman

Sitharaman said, "To build a seamless national cold supply chain for perishables, Indian Railways will set up Kisan Rail through PPP model so that perishable goods can be transported quickly." 

Feb 01, 2020, 12:38 PM IST

FM Sitharaman announces Rs 99,300 cr allocation for education in Budget 2020

India Budget 2020 has laid great emphasis on the education sector with Nirmala Sitharaman proposing that a total of 150 higher education institutes will have apprenticeship programmes by March 2021. Reading out the budget 2020 speech, Nirmala Sitharaman said there have been dialogues with states about the National Education Policy which will be announced soon.

Feb 01, 2020, 12:09 PM IST

Centre proposes 2 new full-fledged Schools of Planning and Architecture, 18 additional SPAs under IITs, NITS

The Centre has proposed setting up two new full-fledged Schools of Planning and Architecture “on challenge mode” in the Union Budget 2018. The further proposed to establish 18 new SPAs under Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs) as autonomous schools, “also on challenge mode.”

Feb 01, 2018, 16:11 PM IST

Raising quality of education and taking it to all in the country major challenge: Kushwaha

Schools have been set up in villages, but more is needed to be done to take quality education to those living in rural areas, the minister said.

Sep 03, 2016, 17:07 PM IST

Three new alliances to tackle global education challenges

The alliances have been created to find real and actionable pathways to solving public education's longest standing problems, said Vikas Pota, CEO of UK-based Varkey Foundation.

Mar 13, 2016, 18:47 PM IST

Japan keen to invest in education sector in Uttarakhand: Govt

Japan on Wednesday expressed its keenness to invest in the education sector in Uttarakhand to prepare a skilled workforce for the Japanese industries in India.

Apr 01, 2015, 18:36 PM IST

B-Schools should look toward staying relevant: Stephen Hodges

An economic slow-down does not adversely affect the education sector, as people tend to use it as an opportunity to strengthen their academic credentials to face the tough competition, says Stephen

Jan 05, 2015, 09:43 AM IST

HCL Learning forays into Nepal, Middle East & Africa

The company's flagship product 'DigiSchool' has been introduced in 11 international schools in Middle East and Africa.

Jun 09, 2014, 20:02 PM IST

Kerala first among states in India in education sector

Kerala has come out first among states in the country in the sectors of education, micro-finance, agriculture, marketing and investment in a survey conducted by a leading magazine.

Dec 22, 2013, 23:21 PM IST

WB govt to create one lakh jobs in education sector

The West Bengal government will provide one lakh new jobs by the year end in the education sector, a minister announced here on Tuesday.

Aug 07, 2013, 10:22 AM IST

India seeks US collaboration in education sector

India has sought academic collaboration with various US institutions to leverage the full potential of the education sector to meet the increasing needs of both the countries.

May 14, 2013, 14:24 PM IST

Centre assures help for Arunachal`s education sector

Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor has assured the Centre`s full support to Arunachal Pradesh for all round development of its education sector, official sources said here on Wednesday.

Nov 07, 2012, 18:28 PM IST

Education sector corrupt in UP: Union Minister

Lamenting "commercialisation"
of higher education in Uttar Pradesh, Union minister Beni
Prasad Verma on Saturday claimed that several colleges in the state
were using corrupt means to acquire government recognition.

Jul 23, 2011, 22:37 PM IST

Omar to upgrade health and education sector in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has asked the Task Force on Health Reforms to make concrete recommendations for upgrading health
and medical education sector in the state.

Jul 13, 2011, 12:31 PM IST

World Bank approves $400 mn for Pakistan education sector

Pak spends less than 1.5 percent of its gross domestic product on schooling.

Mar 25, 2011, 15:47 PM IST

Uttarakhand to focus on education sector: Governor

In a bid to boost education,
the Uttarakhand government will set up new universities and colleges in the hill state, Governor Margaret Alva said Monday.

Mar 14, 2011, 16:20 PM IST

J&K second to none in talent pool: Omar Abdullah

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has termed Jammu and Kashmir as "second to none in talent bank" and said the government was focusing on education sector for development of youth in state.

May 20, 2010, 13:20 PM IST