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Centre of Excellence on Sustainable Mobility being set up at IIIT-Delhi

IIIT-Delhi, in collaboration with Delhi Knowledge Development Foundation (DKDF) is establishing a ‘Centre of Sustainable Mobility’ as a Centre of Excellence at the Institute. The new research centre will focus on solving the problem of urban transportation in Delhi. The Centre of Sustainable Mobility, through its research focus, will not only enhance public transit, but will also save lives by …

Shiv Nadar University Chennai Appoints Prof. Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya as Vice Chancellor

Shiv Nadar University Chennai, on Mar 3 announced the appointment of Prof. Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya as the University’s Founding Vice Chancellor. Prof. Bhattacharyya is a widely acclaimed academician and was previously the Director (officiating) at IIT Kharagpur. In a career spanning over three decades, Prof. Bhattacharyya has demonstrated outstanding scholarship in his field, rigor for academic excellence and support for …

Changing Role of universities will have enormous impact on nations in emerging creative economy : Canadian Expert

6 Cs: – Collaboration- Communication- Creativity- Cultural Competencies- Critical Thinking – Complex Problem Solving besides digital fluency, will be the defining skills– the new superlative skills The Innovation Superclusters Initiative of Canada introduced in 2017 to create Canada’s most promising five superclusters at scale to create jobs, boost export economy and increase Canada’s GDP by more than $ 50 billion …

“We must use modern tools to reopen wisdom stored in our countless knowledge traditions”: President Kovind

The President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind addressing at the 15th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2019, in New Delhi on November 27, 2019. As a Visitor to 152 Universities and Institutes of Higher Learning, President of India routinely interacts with HEI leaders and therefore is a significant authority on issues of higher education. While inaugurating the 15th Higher Education Summit 2019 …

Leading global MOOCs platform announces complementary job-courses for on campus students, faculty

Coursera for Campus launch event in Delhi was attended by Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO (extrem left) along with a few university partners and Coursera India team members Coursera, the leading online learning platform, on Oct 3 announced Coursera for Campus — a new offering designed to help universities around the world respond to the unprecedented challenges posed by the Fourth Industrial …

Academic Collaboration with FEIs eased

On June 22, the union ministry of human resource development (HRD) announced that UGC has brought in new set of regulations to supersede the ‘Promotion and Maintenance of Standards of Academic Collaborations between Indian and Foreign Educational Institutes Regulations 2012’, the only rudimentary legal framework in the country that governs working of Foreign Educational Institutions (FEIs) in India. Under the …

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