Information on memoranda of understanding, scholarships, webinars, events and more …
Information on memoranda of understanding, scholarships, webinars, events and more …
Launch of the AMBER project
The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Generation India Foundation (GIF) recently announced the launch of the Accelerated Mission for Better Employment and Retention (AMBER) project, which aims to develop and implement a scalable model and sustainable skills development to empower Indian youth. with skills and employment opportunities relevant to the industry. Training will be delivered to Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras (PMKK) in 70 districts in COVID-resistant professional roles.
Scholarship program for scientific leaders
FMC India recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) as part of its multi-year scholarship program for major agricultural schools in eight Indian states. As part of this, FMC will award two scholarships per year to university students pursuing doctorates and masters in agricultural science. Half of the scholarships were reserved for female applicants to encourage more women to pursue careers in agricultural science and research. In addition to the scholarships, FMC will enhance its research work in collaboration with the university.
Mahindra University Law School Hosts Webinar
Mahindra University Law School recently hosted a webinar on the Three Factors in Dharmashastra Formation. Professor Timothy Lubin, professor of religion Jessir Ball duPont at the University of Washington and Lee, listed the three central elements that were brought together in the first Sanskrit texts on Dharma: the rules of ritual practice inspired by the ancient books of Vedic priestly rules; rules of royal policy and legal procedure of the tradition which produced the Arthashastra; and customary norms.
Launch of the Autobot Academy
Autobot India recently established the Autobot Academy to provide flexibility in learning models. It has more than 50 industrial partners and has provided more than 6,000 hours of ecological learning.
Christmas carnival 2021
Pathways School Noida, recently celebrated the 2021 Christmas carnival, themed superheroes. This included fun activities, games, music, and parent-run multi-kitchen food stalls serving gourmet dishes from around the world.
PlanetSpark welcomes Spark Tank
PlanetSpark recently announced its first season of “Spark Tank”, where children under the age of 17 will present their business ideas to a jury, with the aim of raising investment. They will be judged not only on the merits of their idea, but also on their ability to communicate and successfully sell the idea. The main event will take place on January 10.
Amity University convocation
Amity University recently hosted its 17th hybrid convocation with 19,377 graduates receiving their degrees, diplomas and certificates. Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Founder of Naukri.com and Prof. Adam Tickell, Vice-Chancellor-designate, University of Birmingham, UK, received honorary doctorates from Amity University.
End of year party
The Lycée Français International de Delhi (or Lycée Français International de Delhi) recently concluded its annual Christmas party to mark the end of the year with its teachers, staff, board members, French diplomats and ‘other special guests.
International Day of Persons with Disabilities observed
The SAI International Education Group recently celebrated the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Sruti Mohapatra, Executive Founder, Swabhiman (National Disability Information and Resource Center), Odisha, was the keynote speaker. Students from SAI International School and SAI International Boarding School participated in the one-day activities.
CIIC signs a memorandum of understanding with the REAP brigade
Brigade REAP recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Crescent Innovation and Incubation Council (CIIC) to promote research and development of start-ups in Proptech. The REAP brigade will be responsible for introducing the concept to CIIC students and faculty through webinars, hackathons and other activities. The CIIC will provide the REAP Brigade with access to students, professors and related stakeholders. The goal is to identify at least three promising ideas in the Proptech space, which can be turned into promising businesses.
Anganwadi Education Transformation Program
Square Panda India recently announced a strategic partnership with Nand Ghar to provide quality education to children and skilled Anganwadi workers. The program aims to focus on the development of essential physical, cognitive, language and socio-emotional skills in young learners using visual, narrative, experiential, playful and activity-based approaches in learning modes. digital and traditional. .
Mini Class Fixed Wing Autonomous UAV
Aeronautical engineering students from MVJ College of Engineering designed and implemented a small autonomous fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), as part of Aerothon 2021 organized by SAE INDIA (Society of Automotive Engineers INDIA) . The platform, named Trishul, was designed to provide solutions for predicting, preventing and protecting forest fires and also providing optimum performance for aircraft. The team was ranked All India Ninth and received 5,000.
IIT Kanpur signs Memorandum of Understanding; hosts IEEE MTT-S International Microwave and Radio Frequency Conference
IIT Kanpur recently signed memoranda of understanding with two of its alumni – Dev Joneja and Hemant Jalan – to support the establishment of the School of Medical Research and Technology (SMRT). Alumni will join the SMRT Advisory Board as founding donors.
The annual IEEE MTT-S International Microwave and RF Conference (IMaRC 2021) was recently held in hybrid mode at IIT Kanpur. The main topic was RF technologies for Telecommunications / 5G, Space and Defense applications. Around 300 participants attended the event, with around 70 participants attending the IIT Kanpur campus.
KL university graduation ceremony
KL Deemed-to-be University recently held its 11th convocation where over 3650 graduates have graduated for UG and PG courses. The guest of honor was K. Sivan, President of ISRO. Other guests included Kamal Bali, Chairman and CEO, VOLVO Group, India, Film Artist Mohammed Ali and Kuchibhotla Anand, Founder, Silicon Andhra, USA
IIT Roorkee recognized
For the second year in a row, IIT Roorkee has been selected by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the Industrial Innovation Awards. This year, IIT Roorkee won first place in the category of the most innovative research institutions. IIT Madras was ranked second and the Indian National Center for Ocean Information Services, Hyderabad (INCOIS), third.
Renault Nissan Technology and Business Center India Private Limited (RNTBCI) recently launched a scholarship program at IIT Madras for the benefit of BSc students in Programming and Data Science. The RNTBCI will provide financial assistance to 100 learners from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
Adda247 acquires the StudyIQ Education platform
Adda247 recently acquired the studyIQ Education edtech platform. Right now, the platform has over 11 million organic subscribers and reaches nearly 100 million views per month. By acquiring it, Adda247’s will be able to strengthen its position in the UPSC segment, which has one of the highest ARPUs in the test preparation segment.
Water impact summit
The Sixth Indian Water Impact Summit (IWIS) was recently jointly organized by the National Mission for a Clean Ganges (NMCG) and the Center for Management and Studies of the Ganga River Basin (cGanga), IIT Kanpur. The five-day summit was organized in a hybrid fashion around the theme Allocation of river resources – Planning and management at regional level. The summit hosted a number of experts, stakeholders and dignitaries from around the world.
IIT Jodhpur convocation
A total of 404 students graduated at the seventh convocation of IIT Jodhpur in the physical and virtual presence of faculty, staff, students, parents and prominent personalities. This included 27 doctorates. fellows, 130 M.Tech., 67 M.Sc. and 180 B.Tech. students. It has also witnessed the first degree awarding to applicants from several emerging postgraduate disciplines such as artificial intelligence (AI); Advanced Manufacturing and Design (AMD); Thermal fluid engineering (TFE); Cyber Physical System (CPS) among others. Also, 59 B. Tech. Students received specialization / minor domain certificates in AI, IoT, thermofluid engineering, robotics and minors in entrepreneurship and management along with their diplomas.
PAN IIM and GIT 2021 Global Conferences
The 8th global conference on the management of the PAN IIM and the second three-day International Conclave on the Globalization of Indian Thought (GIT 2021) concluded with the presentation of nearly 400 research papers. The farewell ceremony was attended by Dipak Jain, former dean of the Kellogg School of Management, in the United States, and of INSEAD (France); S Sivakumar Head of Agri and IT Business ITC and Sister BK Shivani, meditation teacher, Brahma Kumaris Spiritual Movement in India, and Debashis Chatterjee, director IIM Kozhikode.
Unveiling of the 2022 Workplace Learning Trends Report
Udemy recently released its list of the world’s most in-demand professional skills. Globally, power, tactical and technical skills, with several sub-skills such as communication, teamwork, cloud computing, business intelligence, to name a few, were the most in-demand workplace skills topics. More details are available at 2022 Workplace Learning Trends Report.
Data Quess revealed that the demand for talents with digital skills such as Testing, Platform Technologies, Java Technologies, Cloud Infra Technologies, among others, has increased since the last quarter. The five most in-demand digital skill areas in September-October-November 2021 are Testing, Platform Technologies, Java, Cloud Infra, and Data Analytics.
from Shiksha.com Survey reveals that over 60% of MBA universities are expected to open and offer only offline courses by February 2022. With over 5,000 MBA universities in India, Shiksha has focused on the desire of students in management to return to their respective B schools. Over 45% of those polled said their colleges were completely offline when asked whether MBA institutions have reopened or not.
Swarrnim Startup and Innovation University signs Memorandum of Understanding with Government of Gujarat
Swarrnim Startup and Innovation University, in association with HV Enterprise, recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Gujarat to implement a project to increase the agricultural and agricultural sector of the state. The Swarrnim College of Agriculture will play a key role in qualifying, introducing technology and streamlining supply chain management. The proposed project will cover all cities in Gujarat and aims to employ more than two lakh farmers and 1,000 trained logistics people over the next 10 years.