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Shiv Nadar University Researchers Discover Plastic-Eating Bacteria

Researchers at Shiv Nadar University in Greater Noida have announced the discovery of two strains of plastic-eating bacteria that have the potential to solve the problem of plastic waste globally. The bacterial species namely Exiguobacterium sibiricum strain DR11 and Exiguobacterium undae strain DR14 were isolated from the wetlands adjoining the University by Dr Richa Priyadarshini and her team at the Department of Life Sciences, School of Natural Sciences. …

Higher Education in numbers: Latest AISHE statistics

On September 21, the union ministry of human resources development (HRD) used the specially convened Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) committee meeting on draft NEP, to release the statistical report of  All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2018-19 as well. The scheme of Higher Education Statistics and Public Information System (HESPIS) under which the survey is being conducted …

55 FLAME Univ students to participate in a year-long internship with WageIndicator

55 students from the undergraduate and postgraduate programs of Pune-based FLAME University will support the global WageIndicator system from the current academic year. This cooperation is the primary outcome of an agreement between FLAME University and WageIndicator Foundation of the Netherlands which led to setting up of the WageIndicator Research Lab at FLAME. WageIndicator Foundation operates websites with wage and …

QS YOUNG UNIVERSITY RANKING 2020 released: IIT-Gawahati, Anna University Chennai and Jindal Global University from India in the top 150 list

QS Young University Ranking 2020 was released in New Delhi on July 2 for universities that have been established in and after 1969. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati established in 1994, Anna University, Chennai, a state technical university established in 1978 and O.P. Jindal Global University established in 2009 are the three Indian universities that figure in these young university rankings.  …

Turbulent revival of Allahabad University dogged by controversies

Allahabad University : a sequel of controversies The fourth among the first universities set up under British rule, Allahabad University (esb 1887), once famously called as the ‘Oxford of the East’ for its academic excellence and vibrant campus culture, is struggling to regain its lost glory. Made a central university( An Institute of National Importance)  again in 2005 with the …

BSDU: Changing narrative in favor of a skilled society

Your neighborhood carpenter, plumber, car mechanic and other technicians won’t look the same ordinary fellows any more in coming years. They will sound more like engineers, proficient problem solvers and businesslike educated guys. Chances are, you will confront a Ph D carpenter, who will change your worldview completely about skilled human capital. On the outskirts of Jaipur in the Mahindra …

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