Mangaluru: World Konkani Centre invites applications for scholarship

Mangaluru: World Konkani Centre invites applications for scholarship

Mangaluru, Jun 9: Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarship Fund set up by World Konkani Centre, Mangaluru, Invites applications for Merit-Cum-Means Scholarships-2017 from Konkani speaking students belonging to any caste and religion, seeking professional education in the stream of Engineering and MBBS. Eligibility Criteria will be as follows. 1. Only candidates with Konkani as mother tongue can apply for this scholarship regardless of caste and religion. Mother tongue certificate need to be provided while applying. 2. Only Candidates who are seeking admission to the first year of the Engineering or MBBS course…

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Rudy: Centre to open driving training institute, IISC, MSTC in Jharkhand

Rudy: Centre to open driving training institute, IISC, MSTC in Jharkhand

A driving training institute, a unit of India International Skill Centre (IISC) and multi-skill training centre (MSTC) will be opened in Jharkhand to create an army of skilled manpower, said union minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on the second day of Global Investors’ Meet (GIS) in Ranchi. Rudy said Jharkhand received an investment proposal of over Rs 3 lakh crore from 209 domestic and foreign companies during the GIS, which will generate five lakh direct and indirect jobs in days to come. Jharkhand will require huge skilled manpower to meet the…

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JBT recruitment scam: Centre decides to dismiss suspended Haryana IAS officer

JBT recruitment scam: Centre decides to dismiss suspended Haryana IAS officer

The Centre has decided to dismiss suspended Haryana Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer Sanjiv Kumar, who was convicted in the Junior Basic Training (JBT) teachers’ recruitment scam, from service. The department of personnel and training (DoPT) has conveyed to the Haryana government its decision to terminate the services of the 1985 batch IAS officer under article 311 of the Constitution following his conviction, according to sources. Kumar, former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala and several other officials, were convicted and sentenced by a Delhi court in 2013 for irregularities in…

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Centre to check if land details of technical institutes are true

Centre to check if land details of technical institutes are true

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) directed all the engineering colleges and other higher educational institutions, including those offering management programmes, to submit fresh occupancy certificates duly issued by competent district authorities in their locality. Those institutions operating for more than 30 years have also been asked to submit a “structural stability certificates” to the council. Such institutions are required to obtain this certificate from registered “structural engineers.” A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting on September 7 to ensure that such buildings remain safe…

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Why did you take scholarship process online, HC asks Centre

Why did you take scholarship process online, HC asks Centre

The High Court has sought to know why it is mandatory for students from minority communities to apply online for availing scholarships when many of them might not be in a position to do so. “Why have you made it mandatory to apply online,” a Bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal asked the Centre. Aadhaar cards The Bench was hearing a petition filed by West Bengal-based Nasimuddin Educational Trust, which has challenged the Centre’s decision to make Aadhaar cards mandatory for students from the minority…

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Down with lung trouble, youth turns hospital into exam centre

Down with lung trouble, youth turns hospital into exam centre

Kolkata: A knock on his left chest was all Diganta Chakraborty could feel while taking his ISC examination on March 11. He kept writing his paper. But once home, the pain and breathlessness almost knocked him out. His guardians felt something was not right and rushed him to hospital. All his dreams seemed coming crashing down but the fighter that the Class XII student of DPS New Town is, Digant turned his hospital chamber into an examination hall. He is now preparing for his IIT entrance test. He even hopes…

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Centre increases income ceiling in scholarship for ST students

Centre increases income ceiling in scholarship for ST students

New Delhi: To help ST students avail professional education, the Centre on Thursday decided to increase the total family income ceiling under its scholarship scheme from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 4.50 lakh per annum from this fiscal. The decision was approved by the Union Cabinet today. The central sector scholarship scheme of `top class education for ST students` had come into effect from 2007-08 for providing adequate financial support to ST students for pursuing education in selected premier institutions of the country. “The enhancement of the ceiling of the…

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Centre increases income ceiling in scholarship for ST students

Centre increases income ceiling in scholarship for ST students

New Delhi: To help ST students avail professional education, the Centre on Thursday decided to increase the total family income ceiling under its scholarship scheme from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 4.50 lakh per annum from this fiscal. The decision was approved by the Union Cabinet today. The central sector scholarship scheme of `top class education for ST students` had come into effect from 2007-08 for providing adequate financial support to ST students for pursuing education in selected premier institutions of the country. “The enhancement of the ceiling of the…

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