CM Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana government will start an anti-tobacco drive across all colleges and universities in the state from January 26. While painting anti-smoking slogans, the government would place volunteers near school displaying motivational messages. The recent orders ask every educational institution to place ‘Tobacco-free area’ sign outside the building and ‘Tobacco-Free Educational Institution’ within the premises. Earlier… read-more
Indian educational institutions that qualify as 'Institutions of Eminence' (IOEs) have now been permitted to establish campuses abroad, read the latest University Grants Commission (UGC) guidelines. The fresh guidelines, backed by the National Education Policy's (NEP) provisions, allow IOEs to set up three offshore campuses in five years but not more than one a year. However, permissions from the Education, Home, and External Affairs Ministry… read-more
Karnataka government announced on October 23 that all degree and diploma colleges in the state will commence from November 17. As per the Deputy CM CN Ashwath Narayan, students may enrol online or those who choose to attend offline classes will need their parents' consent. The continuation of classes and batches will be decided based on the student's strength and safety measures (norms) required to be followed.
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12 Delhi University colleges have been instructed by the Delhi government to clear payments of the due salaries of their staff from the Students Society Fund. The government has asked for a special audit of six colleges as well. However, the Delhi University Teachers' Association says it's "unacceptable" to pay the outstanding teaching and non-teaching staff from the fund.
Courtesy: Times of India