Government De-Affiliates 385 ITIs For Not Complying With Norms

Government De-Affiliates 385 ITIs For Not Complying With Norms

Government De-Affiliates 385 ITIs For Not Complying With Norms NEW DELHI:  The Directorate General of Training has de-affiliated 385 industrial training institutes (ITIs) during the last five years (2013-17) owing to their non-compliance with norms, Parliament was informed today. The Directorate General of Training is an arm of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. “These ITIs were found non-conforming to the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) norms and accordingly, processed for de-affiliation as per the prevailing de-affiliation procedure,” Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Anantkumar Hegde said…

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Norms don’t give flexibility for recruitment, says AIIMS Rishikesh director Prof Ravi Kant

Norms don’t give flexibility for recruitment, says AIIMS Rishikesh director Prof Ravi Kant

STALLED construction work and lack of flexibility in recruitment norms are the main reasons why there’s still some way to go before AIIMS Rishikesh becomes a preferred destination for the people of Uttarakhand, according to Prof Ravi Kant, who took charge as the institute’s director on April 15. Excerpts from an interview with The Indian Express: Many posts for doctors and faculty are vacant in AIIMS, Rishikesh. How do you plan to resolve this situation? There are certain bottlenecks… Had this been a private hospital, I would have got the…

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CBSE Notice to 5 Schools in Delhi, 19 in Haryana For Violating Norms

CBSE Notice to 5 Schools in Delhi, 19 in Haryana For Violating Norms

New Delhi: Tightening the noose around schools violating its norms, the CBSE has issued notices to five schools in Delhi and 19 in Haryana asking why their affiliation should not be withdrawn. The schools, which have been found guilty of violating various norms, including safety measures, enrollment of students as per sanctioned strength and uploading prescribed data on their websites, have been asked to send their replies within 15 days. “The schools in Delhi which have been issued show-cause notices are Spring Fields Convent school, Ring Midyways Senior Secondary Public…

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‘Madras university ignored professor recruitment norms’

‘Madras university ignored professor recruitment norms’

CHENNAI: The evaluation of the quality of professors recruited as well as those who have gone through the Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) at University of Madras in the past 4-5 years remains a question mark. This is, replies to a RTI application show, because the university has failed to adopt key University Grants Commission (UGC) regulations formulated to maintain a particular standard while appointing academics. The regulations, framed in 2010, say every university should draw a comprehensive list of nationalregional level journals of high quality in every subject as well…

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Existing norms to open new institutes in Himachal may be relaxed: CM

Existing norms to open new institutes in Himachal may be relaxed: CM

Existing norms to open new institutes in Himachal may be relaxed: CM A tribal hostel will be set up in Nurpur area and the Himachal government is contemplating over proposals to open institutes and granting various facilities relaxing the existing norms. A drive will be launched to uproot lantana and other harmful shrubs in the areas habitated by the ST community. The state government is committed for equal and balanced upliftment, progress and prosperity of ST community and tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh. The chief minister Virbhadra Singh said this…

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New UGC norms restrain educational institutes from keeping original document of students

New UGC norms restrain educational institutes from keeping original document of students

In a bid to lessen student’s burden, the commission issued a directives to ensure no higher education institutes shall nag students for submission of their original documents such as mark sheets, school leaving certificates and other related documents during the admission process. The Union Grants Commission (UGC) in the recent times has put a new measure to restrain educational institutions from profiteering and other extremities faced by the students especially during the admission season, remittance of fees and refunds. It comes before the commission notice that numerous students are tormented…

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21 BMTC buses ferrying school students seized for flouting SC norms

21 BMTC buses ferrying school students seized for flouting SC norms

BENGALURU: Close on the heels of the miraculous escape of 52 school students from a BMTC bus that caught fire on December 3, the transport department on Wednesday seized 21 BMTC buses for violating Supreme Court safety norms. The seized buses were ferrying students of Vidyaniketan School on Ullal Road near Mallathahalli. “We found that the buses were operating without first-aid box, side safety grilles and CCTV cameras. Buses were also poorly maintained,” said a senior transport department official. BMTC operates nearly 300 buses to ferry school children. On Saturday,…

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