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Maharashtra Universities To Stop Convocation Ceremonies

The Higher and Technical Education Department, Maharashtra has decided to cancel the graduation ceremonies from various universities in the state from the next academic year starting in June 2023. This decision came from the Higher and technical education minister Chandrakant Patil. Furthermore, students can access their degrees from their DigiLocker accounts. The minister said the practice of wearing robes and holding grand ceremonies will… read-more

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 - 09:01 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra Government, university, convocation, Education(1522), Private Institutions

Karnataka's education minister S Suresh Kumar

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Karnataka Govt Caps Private Schools' Tuition Fees To 70% For 2021

The Karnataka government on January 29 waived off the development and library fee charged by private schools, allowing students to pay only 70% of the tuition fee. The decision came after protests by parents’ association demanding fee limit amid the pandemic. Karnataka Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar ordered that the waiver will apply to all private schools irrespective of boards. Moreover, state and district level committees will be… read-more

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 10:25 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Karnataka, S Suresh Kumar, Covid-19 Pandemic, Private Institutions

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