Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reviewed various measures to augment human resources for effective management of the COVID-19 situation and possible steps discussed include incentivising students and pass-outs of medical and nursing courses to join the pandemic duty, sources said. Read more..
The Indian Institutes of Technology in Delhi and Mumbai Friday launched a NanoSniffer, a micro-sensor based explosive trace detector that can detect explosives in 10 seconds. Read more..
The school closure in Delhi over the COVID-19 case surge has left some principals concerned about class 10 and 12 practical exams which were underway, while some say it was wise to suspends offline academic activities given the pandemic situation. Read more..
The country is blessed to have institutes like the IITs and the IIMs which are also termed as premier institutes. These institutes are also conferred Autonomy by a special act of Indian parliament. A Central Statute, the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 declared the IITs to be ‘Institutes of National Importance’. This Act created a unique framework for ...
One incident officially flagged in the government’s justification for a bigger say in the functioning of the IIMs last year was a case involving a PhD thesis at IIM-Ahmedabad in which the Institute’s director, Erol D’Souza, had put his foot down. Read more..