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Gun Gaurav – HRD Minister felicitates Class XII achievers who braved difficult circumstances

Gun Gaurav – HRD Minister felicitates Class XII achievers who braved difficult circumstances

The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar in a group photograph with the students, who cleared XII with high marks and got admission to reputed colleges, at a function, in New Delhi on July 17, 2016. The Secretary, School Education and Literacy, Dr. Subash Chandra Khuntia is also seen.

In a first of its kind event, the Hon'ble Minister of Human Resource Development Sh. Prakash Javadekar felicitated 46 students who achieved high in their XII exams, despite hailing from economically weakest of weaker sections. Gun Gaurav , the felicitation ceremony held today at Minister's residence was an acknowledgement of the consistent efforts and merit of these students . " Hearty congratulation to all of you, who braved the most difficult circumstances to become great achievers in the exam", the Minister congratulated them.

During interaction with the students, the Minister saluted their extraordinary effort, and grit and determination which have landed them in reputed colleges as well. He expressed immense pleasure that most of them aspired to become teachers in their future. The students were also given books of Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam and Veergatha series as gifts. During the interaction, the Minister was also given surprise gifts of Paintings by the students. Most of the felicitated students are hailing from one room houses across different slums in Delhi facing challenges of poverty.

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First Meeting of Governing Council of National Skill Development Mission held under Chairmanship of PM

First Meeting of Governing Council of National Skill Development Mission held under Chairmanship of PM

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi chairing the meeting of Governing Council of the National Skill Development Mission, in New Delhi on June 02, 2016.

The first meeting of the Governing Council of the National Skill Development Mission (NSDM) was held under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi on 2 June 2016.

In his remarks at the meeting, the Prime Minister stressed on the need for proper skill mapping and identification of the future requirements for skills, so that school-children and parents are well aware of the emerging trends in the job market. Further, he said a similar exercise should also be done to map the skilled manpower requirements at the global level, so that India can meet the global requirement of skilled workforce.

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Job Oriented Higher Education

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has started three schemes namely Community Colleges, B.Voc Degree Programme and Deen Dayal Upadhyaya KAUSHAL Kendras so as to enhance employability of students and make them industr ...

Steps Taken to Promote Educational Development and Research

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has implemented a number of Joint Research Programmes between higher education institutions in India and foreign education institutions. Presently, 144 foreign educational institutions are involved in collaborative Joint Research Programmes. The number of foreign institutions involved in research and academic collaboration with Indian institutions (Programme/Country-wise) is as follows:-

Indo-US 21st Century Knowledge Initiative 32

UGC-UKIERI Thematic Partnerships 60

Indo-Norway Joint Research Programme 13

Indo-Newzeland Joint Research Programme 07

Indo-Israel Joint Research Programme 32

Total 144

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Epfo Launches a Special Drive : Mission Consolidation ”One Employee-One Account” on May Day

Epfo Launches a Special Drive : Mission Consolidation ”One Employee-One Account” on May Day

Epfo Launches a Special Drive :Mission Consolidation”One Empployee-One Account” on May Day

Sh. Bandaru Dattatreya, the Union Minister for Labour & Employment (Independent Charge) launched a special Mission consolidation drive “One Employee-One EPF Account” for members of the EPFO. Sh. Bandaru Dattatreya, on the occasion stated that in the recent past, EPFO has taken several IT based initiatives to provide convenient and efficient services to its stakeholders. The initiative of launching the Mission consolidation “One Member One EPF Account” is a step towards encouraging EPF members to access enhanced IT enabled services through UAN accounts that are linked with Aadhaar.

Sh. Dattatreya also informed this drive, would result in EPF members having just one EPF account and multiple conveniences. The Universal Account Number that is Aadhar seeded will consolidate multiple past service accounts, across various spells of employment during working life of an EPF member. Sh. Shankar Aggarwal, Secretary (Labour & Employment) elaborated that the EPF member would be requested to provide all his earlier EPF accounts along with his UAN linked account, Member ID and registered Mobile Number. And EPFO would facilitate the transfer of all these accounts into his present account. Instructions have been issued to establishments that in case any new employee joins an establishment, they may furnish, UAN, if any, allotted to the member earlier, or declare that s/he is becoming a PF member for the first time.

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PM Narendra Modi Interacts with School Children on the Eve of Teachers' Day

PM Narendra Modi Interacts with School Children on the Eve of Teachers’ Day

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi interacting with school children through video conferencing, on eve of the Teachers' Day, at Manekshaw Centre, in New Delhi on September 04, 2015.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today interacted with school children from across the country, on the eve of Teachers' Day. In a unique event anchored entirely by school children themselves, the Prime Minister released commemorative coins of denomination Rs. 125, and Rs. 10, to mark the birth anniversary of India's second President, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. The Prime Minister also launched the website for Kala Utsav, an initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to promote arts in education by nurturing and showcasing the artistic talent of school students at the secondary stage in the country.

In his opening remarks on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that there is a special significance of interacting with school children on the eve of Teachers' Day. He said a teacher is known by the accomplishments of his students. He said that while a mother gives birth, it is the teacher who actually provides life.

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