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Digital India programme was launched by the government with a focus on digital empowerment of citizens and creation of digital infrastructure as a utility to every citizen for governance and services on demand. Under this initiative, the NDA government is trying to transform every  possible sector. eBasta The Government of India has now extended a helping hand to the students of India in the form of the eBasta platform. This is a collaborative platform where [...]

Famous Indian Writers

India, a country with a very rich cultural heritage, has contributed immensely to the world of literature. India is home to some very good authors who possess unique styles and forms of narration. Therefore the question does come to mind as to why the Gen X has always remained glued to books written by foreign authors like The Famous Five, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Percy Jackson. However, it seems that schools in India [...]

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With the admission process in Delhi University to start this week, the university has just given the green signal for the implementation of the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) for the undergraduate programmes for the new session 2015-16. Talk for a CBCS system was going on for quite a long time creating confusion among the colleges as to whether the syllabus, timetables and assessment procedures should be prepared as per the requirements of the CBCS [...]

Pros and Cons of Coaching Institutes

In this era of cut-throat competition, aspirants of all kinds of competitive exams try to get an edge over others in every possible way. A plethora of competitive examinations like IIT-JEE, CAT, MAT, Civil Services, and many others, are held every year and thus we are witnessing growth in the number of coaching institutions. There is no denying the fact that several competent educators in this field with their vast knowledge, experience and passion to [...]

Sustainable development education

Sustainable Development Education is an emerging discipline. In fact, it is one of those innovative fields of education linking a child’s overall development to the future challenges of society from global as well as local perspectives. Why Sustainable Development Education for Children? The fundamental reason is to make children aware of the importance of sustainable development right from the very beginning of their schooling. However, the citizens, teachers and mentors in the country need to [...]

Education in India

It starts right from the beginning. The dilemma of choosing the board of education has always been a challenge for parents. In India, ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education) and CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) are the two most popular systems that most parents opt for. But did you ever try to analyze which system is better for your child from their point of view? Each child is different. Each of them has different [...]

IIT Guwahati

Educational institutes are meant to impart knowledge and learning becomes more enjoyable when these campuses are well-structured, have high-quality infrastructure, hi-tech facilities, reading halls, playgrounds, open-air theatres, auditoriums and stadiums. Here is a list of a few beautiful campuses in India. IIT, Guwahati IIT Guwahati is one of the greenest and well-planned campuses in India. The campus is located on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra and that adds to the aesthetic feel of [...]

GIS and Remote Sensing

Most of the countries in the world have started specialising in Geographical Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS). In India, the lack of skilled workforce has always been a concern. With the advent of new and advanced technology, the importance of geospatial science is going to amplify. Accelerated growth and development prospects in India would encourage several industries and businesses to use GIS and Remote Sensing. These tools and techniques can be widely used [...]

Union Budget 2015 Focus shifts to Higher Education

The Union Budget of 2015-16 of the present government was presented by the Hon’ble Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Lok Sabha on 28 February. There was a clear indication of the focus being shifted to the higher education from school level in the national budget as the higher education budget has been increased to Rs 26,855.26 crore under the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry from Rs 23,700 crore in 2014-15. Budget allocation of the [...]