Borlaug Institute for South Asia Comes to India

In 1963, Dr. Norman E. Borlaug joined with Indian scientists, policymakers, and farmers to trigger a Green Revolution which took South Asia from famine to self-sufficiency in a few short years. Though the achievement earned Dr. Borlaug the Nobel Prize, he warned this boost in food production was temporary and would last only 20-30 years. … Read moreBorlaug Institute for South Asia Comes to India

Union Cabinet Approval for 6 New NIPERS

The Union Cabinet today approved the establishment of six new National Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPERs) at Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Hajipur, Guwahati and Rae Bareli at an estimated cost of Rs.633.15 crore. This will facilitate the establishment of full fledged NIPER Campuses at these places for imparting higher PG level education as well … Read moreUnion Cabinet Approval for 6 New NIPERS

$35 Indian Tablet Finally Hitting on Oct 5

Thanks to the efforts of Mr.Kapil Sibal, the hon’ble HRD Minister. His dream of launching an Indian Tablet with a price tag of $35 (1700) has come true and India is all set to witness this man’s dream on October 5, 2011 according to sources. Earlier Mr. Sibal has announced Indian touchscreen tablet computer, Sakshat … Read more$35 Indian Tablet Finally Hitting on Oct 5

Legislative Reforms in Higher Education

The meeting of the Consultative Committee of Parliament for the Ministry of Human Resource Development was held here last evening. The subject of discussion for the meeting was “Legislative Reforms in Higher Education”. A presentation was made to the Members of Parliament by the Department of Higher Education on the vision and contours of these … Read moreLegislative Reforms in Higher Education

Do We Need a Better Education System?

This year news which was making rounds was about the changes in education reforms. Common entrance exam for all engineering colleges, common medical entrance test for all medical colleges and a common management entrance test for all management colleges. Can it be possible? possible on one condition if there is uniformity in the syllabus and … Read moreDo We Need a Better Education System?