Education: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2019 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Mar 18, 2019
  • 1 ISRO Launches Samwad with Students [ Education, Science/Technology ]

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched a new platform called ‘Samwad with Students’ on January 1,2019 in Bengaluru, as part of its enhanced outreach Through the initiative, ISRO aims to constantly engage youngsters across India in activities concerning space scien

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  • Mar 15, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Initiatives to Promote Research in Higher Educational Institutions [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of Human Resource Development and its organizations like University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) are undertaking various research projects in the different Higher Educational Institutions.

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    Image Of UGC Scheme/Fundings

    Image Of UGC Scheme/Fundings

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  • Mar 14, 2019
  • 1 Navodaya Suicides: HRD Sets Up Panel, Asks for Two [ Education, Health ]

    The Central government’s residential schools for talented rural children witnessed 49 student suicides from 2013 to 2017, including that of 25 Dalit and tribal students. Expressing “serious concerns” over these findings, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), headed by form

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  • 2 🌟 Setting Up of Space Technology Park and Museums [ Education, Science/Technology ]

    The ISRO has plans to set up Space Galleries in various locations in India. The Gallery will consist of interactive methods/models describing the principles of Space science and technology.

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    Image of ISRO Space Galleries

    Image of ISRO Space Galleries

    Space Galleries

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  • Mar 12, 2019
  • 1 106th Session of Indian Science Congress [ Education, Science/Technology, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Prime Minister delivered the inaugural address at the 106th session of the Indian Science Congress. Theme of the event this year - ‘Future India: Science and Technology’ Reflecting on the theme of the event this year the Prime Minister said that India’s true strength will be

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  • Mar 11, 2019
  • 1 106th Indian Science Congress (ISC)-2019 on 3rd January in Jalandhar, Punjab. [ Education, Science/Technology ]

    Prime Minister inaugurated the 106th edition of Indian Science Congress at Jalandhar (January 3), an annual congregation that witnesses deliberations by top scientific minds of the country.

    Map Of Jalandhar

    Map Of Jalandhar

    Map Of Jalandhar

    • The theme for ISC-2019 is ‘Future India-Science and

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  • Mar 5, 2019
  • 1 Continuation of Rastriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram Scheme for the Period 2017-18 to 2019-2020 [ Education, Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Cabinet approved the continuation of Rastriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram Scheme for the Period 2017 - 18 to 2019 - 2020 with budget outlay of Rs. 1160 crore as recommended by EFC The Scheme beneficiaries are the youth in the age-group of 15 - 29 years, in line with the definiti

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  • Feb 28, 2019
  • 1 Swadhar Greh Scheme and Juvenile Justice Act: 539 Child Care Institutions Closed on Non-Compliance [ Education, Policy/Governance ]

    Child Care Institutions were closed on account of non-compliance of provisions of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 as found by the inspection committee during inspections.

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    Image Of Giving More Teeth To The Law

    Image Of Giving More Teeth To The Law

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  • Feb 26, 2019
  • 1 IMPRESS Scheme Has Been Launched to Promote Social Science Research in the Country [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Central Govt. has announced formal launch Impactful Policy Research in Social Sciences (IMPRESS) scheme to promote research in Social Sciences. Objective of this scheme is to identify & fund research proposals in social sciences w/max. impact on governance & society. Govt. suppo

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  • Feb 22, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Setting Up of the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2018 Has Been Approved [ Education, Health, Bills ]

    The Cabinet approved the draft National Commission for Indian Systems of Medicine (NCIM) Bill, 2018, which seeks to replace the existing regulator Central Council for Indian Medicine (CCIM) with a new body to ensure transparency.

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    Image Of National Medical Commission

    Image Of National Medical Commission

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  • Feb 15, 2019
  • 1 National Integration Under Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Culture ]

    The Government of India has launched an initiative Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat (EBSB) to foster national integration by a coordinated mutual engagement process between States, Union Territories, Central Ministries, Educational Institutions and general public through linguistic, li

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  • 2 National Level Kala Utsav to Promote Arts in Schools Launched [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Culture ]

    Union Minister of HRD, will inaugurate “Kala Utsav” (Festival of Arts) at Bal Bhavan, New Delhi on 12th December, 2018. • Kala Utsav is an initiative of the Department of School Education and Literacy of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

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    Image Of Kala Utsav

    Image Of Kala Utsav

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  • 3 🌟 Summary of Mechanisms to Ensure the Quality of Education in GovT. Schools [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Central Government has developed many mechanism for the monitoring of quality of education in Government schools. These are discussed below. Through ShaGun, the data collection and reporting processes have been simplified; resulting in a totally transparent and efficient system.

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  • 4 🌟 Summary of Steps Taken Up to Promote Minorities’ Education in the Country [ Education, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    The most important steps taken to promote education of minorities include Schemes of Pre-Matric Scholarships, Post-Matric Scholarships, Merit-cum-Means based Scholarships, Maulana Azad National Fellowships, Naya Savera

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    Image Of Education In India

    Image Of Education In India

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  • Feb 11, 2019
  • 1 Study in India Programme Has Taken Off, Nearly 2000 Students Have Got Admission [ Education, International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    No student will face any difficulty in getting scholarship amount on time, Union Human Resource Development Minister assured. Government has thoroughly reviewed the system and from the month of November, have started crediting each scholarship beneficiary account with the schola

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  • Feb 6, 2019
  • 1 Revamp School Education System to Make Children Life-Long Learners: VP [ Education ]

    Vice President called for a complete revamp of the school education system to ensure that children enjoy schooling and become lifelong learners. The school curriculum should be oriented to make students think rationally, independently and express cogently.

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    Image Of Benefits Of Lifelong Learning

    Image Of Benefits Of Lifelong Learning

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  • 2 Centre of Excellence for Genetic Blood Disorders at Prathima Institute Started in Karimnagar [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Centre of Excellence for Sickle Cell Anaemia, Thalassemia and Other Genetic Blood Disorders at the Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences in Karimnagar, Telangana. The country has made significant strides in the field of healthcare.

    Map Of Karimnager Telangana

    Map Of Karimnager Telangana

    Map Of Karimnager Telangana

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  • Feb 4, 2019
  • 1 Union Minister of State Development of North Eastern Region Launches iGOT [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Minister of State Development of North Eastern Region, launched “Integrated Government On-line Training” (iGOT) courses facility for officers in Government of India. The new hi-tech mechanism developed by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) will further supplemen

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  • 2 Indian Defence University Workshop on ‘Ideas for Sustainability’ [ Education, Environment/Ecology, Defense ]

    Indian Defence University (IDU) arranged a two-day workshop on the topic of ‘Ideas for Sustainability’ for senior and middle level officers from the three Services. Ideas for sustainability is an apt topic especially in the backdrop of various studies ordered for transformation o

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  • Jan 31, 2019
  • 1 National Challenge for Youth-”Ideate for India- Creative Solutions Using Technology” [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The challenge aims to give school students across the country a platform and opportunity to become solution creators for the problems they see around them and their communities. To make the young students understand the importance of technology and give them a platform, where the

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  • 2 Ministry of Finance Releases Discussion Paper Entitled “3 Essential “S’S” [ Education, Policy/Governance, Political Science ]

    A Discussion Paper entitled “3 Essential “S”s of Climate Finance - Scope, Scale and Speed: A Reflection” on the sidelines of COP 24 to UNFCCC at Katowice, Poland, was released by Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance.

    Place: Poland

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    Image of A Discussion Climate Finance

    Image of A Discussion Climate Finance

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  • Jan 30, 2019
  • 1 CSIR to Establish a High-End Skill Development Centre in Chandigarh [ Education, Science/Technology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    National Research Laboratory CSIR-IMTECH (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research-Institute of Microbial Technology) announced a new partnership w/Merck, a leading German Science & Technology Company, to establish a ‘High End Skill Development Centre’ in CSIR-IMTECH, Chandiga

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  • Jan 24, 2019
  • 1 Defence Minister Launches ‘Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti’ [ Education, Policy/Governance, Defense, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Defence Minister launched ‘Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti’ in New Delhi to boost Intellectual Property Right (IPR) culture in indigenous defence industry. It aimed to provide boost to IPR culture in indigenous defence industry.

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    Image of Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti

    Image of Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti

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  • Jan 18, 2019
  • 1 QS Asia Rankings 2019: 8 Universities from India Among Top 100 [ Education, International Relations/Organizations, Country/State Ranks/Indices ]

    QS Asia University Ranking is annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). 8 Indian universities have figured among top 100 in list of Asia’s top 50 universities.

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    Image of QS Asia University Ranking 2018

    Image of QS Asia University Ranking 2018

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  • 2 Union HRD Minister Releases the Revised CBSE Affiliation Bye Laws [ Education, Policy/Governance, Political Science ]

    Union HRD Minister released revised CBSE Affiliation Bye Laws to ensure speed, transparency, hassle-free procedures, & ease of doing business w/Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

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    Image of New Affiliation Bye - Laws

    Image of New Affiliation Bye - Laws

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  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 1 PhD Holders from Top 500 World Universities Eligible for Direct Recruitment as Assistant Professor [ Education, Policy/Governance ]

    All PhD holders who are involved w/research programmes in India or pursuing higher education in foreign universities can rejoice now. After completing their Doctoral degree, they will be eligible for direct recruitment as assistant professors in Indian universities, according to

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  • Jan 9, 2019
  • 1 Arvind Saxena Appointed UPSC Chairman [ Education, Personalities ]

    President appointed Arvind Saxena as Chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). UPSC conducts examination to select bureaucrats, diplomats & police officers. He will have tenure till 7th Aug. , 2020, when he attains age of 65 years.

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    Image of Appointed UPSC Chairman

    Image of Appointed UPSC Chairman

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  • Jan 8, 2019
  • 1 🌟 What is Open Government Data (OGD) Platform India [ Education, Computers & ICT ]

    Govt. has provided 2 lac Datasets on open data platform to provide opportunity for innovation to all. It is set-up by National Informatics Centre (NIC) in compliance w/Open Data Policy. Its objective is to provide platform for proactive access to Govt. -owned shareable data.

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    Image of Open Government Platform (OGPL)

    Image of Open Government Platform (OGPL)

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  • Jan 5, 2019
  • 1 VS Naipaul, Fiery Novelist and Nobel Laureate [ Education, International Relations/Organizations, Awards, Personalities ]

    Indian origin writer & famous British novelist Sir V. S. Naipaul died in London on 12th Aug. 2018. He was 85 years old. Naipaul was known as ‘Sir Videya’ among fans. He has written insensitivity on imp. issues like colonialism, idealism, religion & politics.

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    Image of Sir Videya

    Image of Sir Videya

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  • 2 🌟 Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary General, Dies at 80 [ Education, Policy/Governance, Personalities ]

    Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General passed away after a short illness. He was 80. Kofi Annan Foundation described him as “global statesman & deeply committed internationalist who fought throughout his life for fairer & more peaceful world”.

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    Image of Kofi Atta Annan

    Image of Kofi Atta Annan

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