Rs 1.3 crore grant for J D Woman’s College

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PATNA: Giving a birthday blessing to J D Women’s College (JDWC), a constituent school of Magadh University (MU) here, the Bihar government on Saturday conceded it finances to the tune of Rs 1 crore other than Rs 30 lakh for expanding the limit of its amphitheater.

Affirming the stipend at the 44th establishment day festival of the school, state training priest Brishen Patel likewise asked the JDWC central to send a proposal to the service for a brief moment yard of the school. “As the chief Subhas Prasad Sinha raised the issue of area necessity for further improvement of the school, I might consider the matter of a second facilities if a proposal for the same is gotten by our specialization,” Patel said, including he had an uncommon association with the school as his little girl is an instructor there.

Sinha likewise whined to the priest about the deficiency of staff at the school, with just 44 of the 48 endorsed posts being topped off. “At this moment we have around 20-25 specially appointed instructors. We require no less than 100 authorized posts of working parts for the undergrad and postgraduate courses to run easily,” he said. The pastor approached him to give an order for the same while MU bad habit chancellor Mohammed Ishtiyaque, who was likewise display on the event, guaranteed of all conceivable help to the school.

Ishtiyaque additionally raised the issue of media reports about Patel’s remark of including the constituent universities of MU placed in Patna in the fold of Patna University (PU), saying it was simply a thought about the clergyman however there was a considerable measure of ridiculous clamor over it. “MU schools in Patna division are no short of what another school,” Ishtiyaque said.

The 44th establishment day of the school was additionally checked by an establishment stone-laying function of another expressions piece, which the Bihar State Educational Infrastructure Development Corporation (BSEIDC) MD Sanjeevan Sinha said will be prepared for initiation on the 46th establishment day. “The G+4 building will involve an address lobby and four classrooms on each one story other than a staff room, cafeteria and lift,” he said. A short social project was likewise set up by the understudies on the event.

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Alumni collect funds for Gandhi medical college Global Alliance

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Students pose with their gold medals.

Hyderabad: The members of the Gandhi Medical College Global Alliance have officially gathered $60,000, and are planning to gather $1 million, to furnish understudies with better offices furthermore enhance the nature of training.

This was published at the precious stone celebration festivals of Gandhi Medical College on Sunday. Interestingly, the graduated class from 1965 to 1977, who are striving to gather this cash, obtained their restorative instruction in sheds in the recent Gandhi Medical College at Basheerbagh.

The majority of them saw the new Gandhi Medical Coll-ege premises surprisingly. Dr Suresh Bekal, of the 1963 cluster, said, “I exited for the US in 1973. I have come uniquely for this capacity to meet my old batchmates. At whatever point any of us came back to India, it was for individual reasons. In any case, this time, we have aimed to get the school that made us what we are today. We are extremely content with the framework, however there is a requirement for better support.”

Dr Bhoomigari Mohan Rao, of 1977 bunch, who is presently the bad habit main at Kakatiya Medical College, said, “In our time, was just the life systems room was great, as the subject had vital addresses. A considerable measure of anxiety was laid on life systems and on knowing the different capacities of the body. We had just two address lobbies separated from the life structures room. At the same time we got a decent establishment in fundamental science. We were taught to clinically assess the patient.”

Dr Bekal, alongside different batchmates, said, “Our establishment was strong to the point that in the US, different specialists were extremely inspire ed. While science has progressed and there is a more prominent utilization of engineering nowadays, the fundamentals should not be disregarded.”

Dr C. Marthand, of 1963 group, who runs a nursing home in Alwal, reviewed, “In the 1960s, we were given the skill to comprehend the sounds that the body transmits. A cardiovascular mumble would provide for us the thought of whe-ther there is a blockage or not. Presently, if there is midsection torment, individuals are essentially alluded to accomplish tests.”

Dr Murli Krishna of the 1968 bunch has been doing examination in sub-atomic science at the National Institute of Occupational Safety in Health. The graduated class, both in India and abroad, need the current understudies to comprehend and assess fundamental science and not escape by innovation. Dr Prabhakar Sharma, president of the Global Alliance, said, “We need to help today’s understudies by guaranteeing better instruction furthermore help the individuals who are searching for circumstances abroad.”

Dr Sita M. Yerramalli, a hematologist-oncologist from 1970 clump, in New Jersey, said, “The point of the graduated class is to work towards preparing furthermore trading data on treatment.”

We excessively had coordinated pharmaceutical: ex-understudies:

Dr G. Bal Reddy and Dr Ranga Chary considered pharmaceutical for eight years doing confirmation courses in Ayurveda, before picking up entrance into the Gandhi Medi-cal College at Basheer-bagh. In 1970, in the wake of doing different courses in pharmaceutical, they got confirmation specifically in the third year of MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery).

Dr G. Bal Reddy says, “We wound up considering solution for 12 years. We were great in Allopathy, as well as in Ayurveda. Thus, I landed a position at the Government Ayurvedic College and resigned as an administrator from that point.”

Dr Ranga Chary, now 85, finished his course alongside Dr Reddy and functioned as an educator in the school. Dr Reddy, 77, says, “So much discussion about coordinated medication was being emulated prior as well. That is the reason we were permitted entrance into the third year of MBBS. The framework which is currently being utilized within a few clinics is useful for patient forethought, in light of the fact that a few patients react to distinctive sets of pharmaceuticals making their treatment simple furthermore less terrible.”

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Israel 4th Most Educated Country

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According to data recently released by the Organization for Co-operation and Development (OECD) and analyzed by content outlet 24/7 Wall St., Israel is in fourth place in the world in terms of education.

In Israel, the percentage of the population with tertiary education is 46.4%. Tertiary education spending per student is at $11,553, the 18th highest in the world and lower than most other developed countries.

Low education spending in Israel has resulted in low teacher salaries. Newsecondary teacher hires with minimum training were paid less than $19,000 in 2013, versus an OECD average of more than $32,000.

The most educated populations tend to be in countries where tertiary education spending is among the highest. Tertiary education spending in six of the most educated countries was higher than the OECD average of $13,957. Spending on tertiary education in the U.S., for example, was $26,021 per student, by far the most in the world.

Despite the value of investing in education, there are exceptions. Korea and the Russian Federation both spent less than $10,000 on tertiary education per student in 2011, considerably lower than the OECD average. Yet, they still have among the most educated populations.

Nevertheless, countries with strong higher education systems tend to have higher levels of advanced skills. Roughly 12% of adults across the OECD performed at the highest literacy proficiency level in 2012. The percentage of adults performing at the highest literacy level exceeded that figure in five of the most educated countries.

To identify the most educated countries in the world, 24/7 Wall St.reviewed the 10 countries with the highest proportions of residents aged 25 to 64 with a tertiary education in 2012. These data were included as part of the OECD’s 2014 Education at a Glance report. The countries considered included the 34 OECD member countries, and ten non-OECD nations. Included in the report were data on the proportion of adults completing various levels of education, unemployment rates, as well as public and private education expenditure. 24/7 Wall St. also reviewed data from the OECD’s Survey of Adult Skills, which included advanced adult proficiency in both math and reading. The most current figures for education expenditure by country are from 2011.

In the United States, the percentage of the population with tertiary education is 43.1%. High education expenditures have paid off to some degree, as a large proportion of U.S. adults have very high levels of qualification. Because of the slow growth rates of the past decade, however, the U.S. has slipped behind many other nations. While spending per tertiary student between 2005 and 2011 increased by 10% across OECD countries on average, U.S. spending decreased over that time. And the U.S. was one of only six countries to cut public education spending between 2008 and 2011. Like other countries where education is controlled by regional authorities, tertiary attainment levels vary widely in the United States, from as little as 29% in Nevada, to as much as 71% inthe District of Columbia.

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Job opportunities in Panjab University, invited application for recruitment of faculty posts

Seal_Panjab_UniversityPanjab University, Chandigarh has welcomed application for recruitment of staff posts in the college office/focuses or institutes.

Important Dates
Closing Date for Registration: October 14 2014
Vacancies
Director-Professor: 1 post
Professors: 41 posts
Associate Professors: 55 posts
Assistant Professors: 50 posts
Director, Physical Education & Sports: 1 post
Chief of University Security: 1 post
Assistant Director/Assistant Professor: 1 post

Pay Scale

Director-Professor, Professors, Director, Physical Education & Sports: Rs 37400-67000 + AGP of Rs 10000
Associate Professors: Rs 37400-67000 + AGP of Rs 9000
Assistant Professors, Assistant Director/Assistant Professor: Rs 15600-39100 + AGP of Rs 6000
Chief of University Security: Rs 15600-39100 + GP of Rs 6600

Eligibility
: Candidates should be an eminent scholar with Ph.D. qualification(s) in the concerned/allied/relevant discipline and published work of high quality, actively engaged in research with evidence of published work with a minimum of 10 publications as books and/or research/policy papers.

How to Apply:
Candidates can apply online by visiting the official site of the university.

http://jobs.puchd.ac.in/index.php

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Thousands Vote in Delhi University, JNU Students Elections

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Students wait to cast their votes in DUSU election on Friday.

NEW DELHI: Thousands of understudies on Friday voted to choose new understudy unions in Delhi University and the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in the national capital.

While Delhi University saw a respectable voter turnout, JNU’s voting rate was an indent higher at 55 for every penny.

The Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) results will be proclaimed on Saturday and those of the JNU are required to be announced on Monday.

In excess of one lakh understudies were qualified to vote in these races.

For DUSU, seven hopefuls were in the conflict for the post of president, 32 for VP, 41 for secretary and 34 for joint secretary.

Energetic understudies remained outside every school in an offer to charm voters at the eleventh hour.

The DUSU fight is principally between the National Students Union of India (NSUI), the understudy wing of the Congress, and the BJP-subsidiary Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP).

In the last race, ABVP packed away the posts of president, VP and joint secretary while the post of secretary was won by the NSUI.

The principle issues in Delhi University were lodging convenience and security of northeast understudies.

JNU utilized vote papers with the alternative of None Of The Above (NOTA) shockingly.

There were seven hopefuls for the post of president, five for VP, and five each for general secretary and joint secretary.

The JNU facilities was buzzing with sloganeering, singing and moving as every understudy association attempted to get the consideration of the voters.

The college has been a fortification of the Left. A year ago, the All India Students Association (AISA), subsidiary to the Communist Party of India-Marxist Leninist, packed away each of the four posts.

Other Left gatherings in the brawl are the Students Federation of India (SFI) and the recently shaped Left Progressive Front (LPF), an union between the Democratic Students Federation (DSF) – breakaway from SFI – and the All India Students Federation (AISF).

“Our backing is for AISA as they have constantly helped the understudies when we had issues,” Mukul Kareya, a M.sc. understudy from the School of Biotechnology, told IANS.

The main issues in JNU were women’s safety, hostel accommodation, Wi-Fi connections and medical health centres.

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Berhampur University signs MoU with Aarhus University of Denmark

Berhampur UniversityBERHAMPUR: Berhampur University has marked an update of comprehension (Mou) with Aarhus University, Denmark, for participation and trade of colleagues in exploration in zones of shared scholastic investment.

One of the exploration colleagues of Denmark’s second most seasoned college joined Berhampur University on Friday to chip away at an examination program in the southern piece of the state as a piece of the Mou.

“The analyst from Denmark will direct research however the South Odisha Culture Study Center, set up by Berhampur University,” said college recorder Manmath Padhy.

Colleagues from Berhampur University are likewise prone to visit Aarhus University soon as a piece of the trade of individual projects, Padhy included. The Mou would help communitarian exploration and other scholastic territories in both colleges.

Aarhus University is the third foundation with which Berhampur University has marked a Mou inside a year. Prior, the college has marked a Mou with the Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, University of Tubingen, Germany, and National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD), Hyderabad, an independent body under the Union service of provincial advancement.

The varsity has effectively dispatched three extra courses as a team with NIRD as a piece of the Mou, said post-graduate chamber director P K Padhy.

The working parts from NIRD visit the college as asset persons every now and again. The college has additionally attempted a few expansion exercises as a team with NIRD in angling towns close Gopalpur, sources said.

Two other outside colleges have additionally indicated enthusiasm toward marking Mous with the varsity, college sources said.

College of Groningen, one of the most seasoned colleges in Netherlands, and the University of Abomey-Calavia, Benin, are likely sign Mous with Berhampur University, sources said.

“These outside colleges have as of now indicated investment and the Mous are prone to be marked with them soon,” said a senior working part of the college.

“The college will get a picture support with remote colleges and rumored foundations of the nation working as a team with Berhampur University,” he expressed.

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Study: Many Massachusetts vokes have waiting lists – Education Week

Published Online: September 15, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — A study has found that many vocational and technical high schools in Massachusetts have long waiting lists for students seeking admission at a time when well-paying jobs are going unfilled for lack of skilled labor.

The Northeastern University School of Law study found that at least 3,500 students were unable to get into public vocational schools in the past two years.

The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/XnsZAz ) reports that the longest waiting lists are in communities with high unemployment and large minority populations. Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical turned away more than 500 students. Putnam Vocational and Technical Academy in Springfield had a waiting list of more than 300.

Almost half the state's 66 vocational and technical high schools in Massachusetts responded. Of those, 21 had waiting lists and 10 did not.

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Information from: The Boston Globe, http://www.bostonglobe.com


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University of Maryland get $31 Million Donation from Oculus CEO for a VR Lab

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Brendan Iribe’s gift is the biggest the school has ever gotten, and will go towards development on the “Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation.”

Virtual reality headset Oculus Rift designer Oculus VR’s $2 billion deal to Facebook developed the pockets of a large portion of the organization’s top officials. One of those individuals, CEO Brendan Iribe, is currently doling some of that cash out.

Today, the University of Maryland published that Iribe- -a former student -has given $31 million to help finance the development of the “Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation” on the school’s yard in College Park, Maryland. Iribe’s blessing is the biggest the school has ever gotten.

The greater part of Iribe’s blessing, $30 million, will be put around the development of the new science and advancement focus, intended for “front line work in virtual reality, expanded reality, machine vision, mechanical autonomy, and future processing stages.” The remaining $1 million will be utilized to created the “Brendan Iribe Scholarship” program for Computer Science.

“I’ve for the longest time been itching to offer once more to the school and government funded instruction framework, and I trust this building will shape the eventual fate of software engineering understudies at the college,” Iribe said in an announcement. “The space is intended for programmers, producers, and architects, which will help offer ascent to future leaps forward, items, and new businesses that will change the way we live and cooperate with our general surroundings.

Iribe wasn’t the main Oculus VR representative to provide for UMD. Oculus prime supporter and boss programming draftsman, Michael Antonov- -a schoolmate of Iribe’s- -is making an endowment of $4 million. The majority of this gift, $3.5 million, will help in the development of Iribe’s building, while $500,000 will go towards grants. In the mean time, Brendan Iribe’s mother, Elizabeth Iribe, gave $3 million to build two enriched seats in the school’s bureau of software engineering.

The Iribe Center will peculiarity “specific labs” to help research into VR, AR, manmade brainpower, robots, machine vision, and human association. Understudies will profit, the school says, from classrooms planned “specificaly for intuitive, community, and dynamic learning.”

As per Iribe, his $31 million blessing permits UMD to be “one of the heading organizations for virtual reality on the planet.” No subtle elements were given with respect to when the building will open or what it will look like.

Oculus Rift remains a being developed item with no expression yet on when the purchaser rendition will be accessible or what it will cost.

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India least expensive for foreign education, Australia costliest: HSBC

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NEW DELHI: India has developed as the slightest costly objective for remote instruction, while Australia is the costliest, as indicated by a HSBC report.

As indicated by the report, the normal yearly cost including college charges and living consumption of an undergrad worldwide understudy in India is around $5,642 for every annum, while for Australia it is as high as $42,093 a year.

Indian instruction expenses are the slightest among 15 nations overviewed and the expenses are lesser than those in Turkey, China and Mexico.

Interestingly, India positions eighth regarding nature of instruction among the 15 nations overviewed with 5 for every penny of respondents putting the nation in their main 3 favored ends.

As per HSBC’s most recent overview – The Value of Education: Springboard for achievement – Australia, Singapore and USA involve the main three positions in the use graph for abroad understudies.

At $42,093 a year, Australia – a tremendously prevalent end for Asian understudies – is the most costly choice all inclusive took after by Singapore at $39,229 and USA at $36,564.

Also, abroad understudies need to use on a normal $35,045 a year for undergrad studies and living in the UK, the study said including that the similar yearly expenses stand at $12,627 in Brazil, $10,729 in China and $9,460 in the event of Mexico.

“Training expenses are lower in developing markets, for example, India on the grounds that the state-run colleges are intensely supported by the administration furthermore the average cost for basic items for abroad understudies is lower here,” HSBC India Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management Sanjiv Sud said.

Nations, for example, UK (54 for every penny) and Australia (47%) are positioned second and third regarding quality training by Indian folks took after by their nation of origin (46 for every penny), the report said.

The report, which reviewed in excess of 4,500 folks in 15 nations and domains, analyzes folks’ state of mind towards kids’ instruction around the globe.

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HRD ministry to launch e-education courses from top institutes like IIT and IIM

smriti iraniNEW DELHI: The service of human asset advancement will reveal an assemblage of advanced activities including free online courses from top foundations, a national e-library for understudies and a committed entryway to help understudies settle on educated decisions about advanced education, HRD pastor Smriti Irani said on Thursday.

Focal colleges, Indian Institutes of Technology (Iits) and Indian Institutes of Management (Iims) will soon begin offering huge open online courses (Moocs), or courses offered on the web with boundless support, free of expense, Irani said in her first public interview in the wake of joining office.

The e-library, which will be propelled one year from now, will permit understudies to get to substance from chief instructive organizations.

The online entry, ‘Know Your College’, will be a vault of data identified with all colleges and schools and will permit understudies to have their grievances changed on the off chance that they have been misdirected by an organization or school.

The HRD serve likewise affirmed that a national and state-level pondering on the new instruction arrangement will start in January one year from now. She didn’t remark on whether the new strategy would fuse the four-year group for college classes, however said, “Amid the national, state and territorial level verbal confrontations we will examine how the courses ought to be organized.” Irani additionally said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s communication with youngsters on the Teacher’s Day on September 5 was seen by very nearly 9.5 crore understudies over 8.5 lakh schools in the nation.

The HRD priest dodged inquiries on whether a comparable activity be hung on the Children’s Day on November 14, the birthday of the nation’s first PM Jawaharlal Nehru. “You will need to sit tight for it till the time comes,” Irani said.

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