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  • Kannaraopet village overcomes water problem in a wise and collective way

    Kannaraopet in Rural Warangal, Telangana overcame the water problem in the village by digging soak pits and working on them collectively. Today, Kannaraopet stands as a model village in Narsampet Constituency, Warangal. The soak pits, apart from fulfilling the purpose of water harvesting have also helped them in ensuring the overall well-being of the residents. 300 soak pits and percolation pits were built during the last year.

    Retrived Date : 14-09-2017 :: Source
  • President to start a nationwide campaign in an ODF village

    President, Ramnath Kovind would mark the beginning of nationwide campaign - 'Swacchta Se Sewa' in Ishwariganj village, Kanpur'. The village stands as the first ODF (Open Defecation Free) village on November 28, 2016 and the same reason has inspired the President to start the Campaign from here. The president would be accompanied with UP governor Ram Naik and CM Yogi Adityanath.
    A giant German hanger Pandal to accommodate around 2000 people is being arranged in light of this occasion.

    Retrived Date : 14-09-2017 :: Source
  • Nungthaang Tampak Village in Manipur is Now 100% Computer Literate

    As affordable modern education is yet to reach most parts of rural North East, the inhabitants of Nungthaang Tampak village in Manipur have set an example by attaining 100 percent computer literacy, the first in this region. Surjit Ningthoujam’s social enterprise ‘Mangal Rural’ has helped this little village, with a population of 200, achieve this feat. The one-month training saw equal participation from men and women.

    Retrived Date : 08-09-2017 :: Source
  • “Being a good human is important too” Javadekar to Rajasthan students

    “Knowledge and skill development among students are important, however, being a good human is equally important” said Shri. Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Human Resource Development addressing the students at Manipal University, Jaipur on Thursday. He also emphasized that the teachers, one remembers after leaving school and college are those who behaved in a humane way, apart from teaching the subject well.

    Javadekar also pointed out on the importance of learning in a diverse atmosphere, he said “When there are students from all over the country in an institution, you understand each other’s feelings, traditions, emotions and that learning is a great treasure.”

    Retrived Date : 08-09-2017 :: Source
  • Prakash Javadekar launches 17 RUSA projects

    A cluster university in Jammu and Kashmir and language laboratories in Jharkhand's Ghatsila College were among the 17 projects launched by HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday.

    The projects spread across 14 states have been completed under the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) of HRD Ministry aimedat providing central funding to state higher education ..

  • Community engagement is what universities should be for

    Working in our local areas is much more than charity for higher education institutions, says Stuart Laing. Why does university-community engagement matter? What is it for? And how could the late Sir David Watson plausibly claim that civic and community engagement constitutes a “new paradigm” in the development of the institutional mission of universities?

  • Prakash Javadekar Education Minister

    As many as 15 Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) set up under public-private partnership mode will soon be granted the powers to award degrees to their students. To give effect to this, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today introduced in the Lok Sabha the Indian Institutes of Information Technology

  • Hyd varsity, NIRD&PR ink pact for courses in rural development
    The University of Hyderabad (UoH) today signed an MoU with the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR) for conducting courses for elected representatives and others in rural development and other areas.
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