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Punjab leads Delhi in school infrastructure

Published On: 29th June 2009

By Staff Writer

Punjab has emerged as the top state in India in providing best infrastructure and facilities to primary and upper primary schools. Punjab education minister Upinderjit Kaur said Punjab has replaced Delhi, which is now behind it in second place in infrastructure index.

Related Tags: Upinderjit Kaur, Punjab Schools, NUEPA, HRD, Educational Development Index

IIT Kanpur gets green signal for extension centre in Noida

Published On: 23rd June 2009

By Staff Writer

Having obtained permission from the Ministry of HRD, IIT Kanpur is set to start work on the proposed extension centre in Noida soon. According to Registrar of IIT Kanpur Sanjiv Kashalkar, the centre is going to be ready by 2012. 

Related Tags: NOIDA Centre, IIT-K, HRD

Going global: Pune University shows the way

Published On: 23rd June 2009

By Staff Writer

Pune University’s recent move to set up its centre in the UAE has established a precedent of sorts among the government run institutions. Other colleges and universities in the country may follow suit and open their own centres abroad to expand their businesses in foreign shores. 

Related Tags: UAE, Pune University, HRD

Centre seeks status report on Right to Education Bill

Published On: 22nd June 2009

By Staff Writer

The human resource development (HRD) ministry was asked by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Sunday to submit a status report on the Right to Education (RTE). This development points to UPA Government’s eagerness to table the Bill in the forthcoming budget session.

Related Tags: RTE Bill, PMO, NKC, HRD