Chhattisgarh Education Minister Defends Alcohol At De-Addiction Event, Says ‘Mixing Ratio’ Crucial
Chhattisgarh School Education Minister Premsai Singh defended alcohol, as he spoke about its “benefits” in a de-addiction event. He stated that “dilution” is very important in consuming alcohol, and that the alcohol-water ratio must be carefully ensured to escape the side-effects of drinking. When asked about poor road conditions, he said that “whichever roads are in poor condition, accidents occur”
Tags: Premsai Singh, Chhattisgarh, alcohol, Education Minister, De-Addiction Event
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Karnataka Education Minister: 30 Engineering Institutions To Be Upgraded To Global Standards
Dr. C N Ashwath Narayan, Karnataka's Minister for Higher Education, announced on July 19 that 30 engineering institutions in the state have been chosen for the Regional Ecosystem For Technical Excellence (RETE). RETE aims to upgrade these chosen engineering institutions across Karnataka to global-standard technical institutes within five years. 14 of the 30 institutions are government colleges. RETE will be implemented through a partnership… read-more
Tags: colleges, Engineering, Karnataka, global standard, Education Minister
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
IIT Madras Bags 1st Rank In Educational Institution Ranking
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras bagged the top spot among educational institutions in the country for another year, making it a fourth year. While Madras IIT secured institute, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru is the best university, said the Ministry of Education's National Institutional Ranking Framework, on July 15. Released by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan released the 2022 Institute ranking… read-more
Tags: IIT Madras, Education Minister, 2022 Educational ranking, Union Govt
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
University of Kerala Granted A++, Highest All-India Grade By NAAC
The University of Kerala now has the highest National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) grading of A++ with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.67. On June 21, Higher Education Minister R Bindu shared the news through a Facebook post, taking pride that the University of Kerala got the highest all-India level grade. Moreover, the NAAC is an autonomous body funded by the University Grants Commission of the GoI.
Tags: Kerala, University of Kerala, NAAC, A++ Grade, R Bindu, Education Minister
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
AP BSE Releases 2022 10th Results, Details Here
The Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (BSE) released class 10th results on June 6. The Education Minister Botsa Satyanarayana announced the result at Gateway Hotel (Vivanta), MG Road, Vijayawada. Approximately 6 lakh students appeared for 2022… read-more
Tags: SSC Results, Andhra Pradesh, BSE, Education Minister, OFFICIAL WEBSITE
Courtesy: Indian Express
Measures On Textbook Review Dispute To Be based On Education Minister's Report: K'taka CM
Basavaraj Bommai, the Chief Minister of Karnataka, stated on May 31 that the education minister's report will be used to determine how to proceed with the textbook review debate. The new Kannada and social science textbooks for Class X students, according to a group of prophets, have corrupted the ideas of social reformer Basavanna. The prophets also said that the review committee insulted poet Kuvempu's state anthem.
Tags: textbook, Karnataka, Chief Minister, Basavaraj Bommai, Education Minister
Tamil Nadu Consortium Members To Meet Education Minister Over Fee Hike Issue
Amid the recent restriction on engineering colleges' fee-hike, the Consortium of Self-Financing Professional Arts and Science Institutions in Tamil Nadu is scheduled to meet Tamil Nadu Minister, on May 29. The board members will meet Education Minister K. Ponmudi, demanding a fee hike. Notably, eight such engineering institutions were shut down due to TN Government's announcement that they will not increase fees in Tamil Nadu.
Tags: Tamil Nadu, Fees Hike, Education Minister, Engineering Colleges, meeting
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Punjab Education Minister To Provide Free Uniforms To Government School Students
For the academic year 2022-23, Punjab Education Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer said that his department will provide free uniforms to 15,49,192 government school pupils from Grades 1 to 8. The education department has issued a grant of Rs 92.95 crore for students. The school management committees (SMCs) will distribute the free uniforms. Education authorities were told by the minister not to buy uniforms from any specific store.
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TN Education Minister Suspends Teacher For Allegations Of Religious Conversion
In Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari region, parents of class VI students complained against a teacher, alleging of trying religious conversion and glorifying Christianity. As per sources, Beatrice Thangam allegedly made objectionable comments against Hindus and attempted to ask students to convert religion. The State Education Minister Anbil Mahesh has suspended the teacher and issued an appointment circular to all government schools. Furthermore, a… read-more
Tags: Education Minister, Anbil Mahesh, Kanyakumari Teacher, Religious conversion, Tamil Nadu
Semester Exams For All Colleges To Be Conducted Online, Says TN Minister K Ponmudy
In view of the COVID-19 surge, Tamil Nadu's Higher Education Minister K Ponmudy on January 21, said, from February 1 to February 20, all the exams in colleges will be conducted online. The decision over the opening of colleges will be taken after February 20. "The exams for the final semester (after June) will be held physically," said Ponmudy. Meanwhile, vaccination drive for school students aged between 15-18 is underway.
Tags: semester exam, Tamil Nadu, Education Minister, K Ponmudy, Online classes