10 August, 2021
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University Grants Commission (UGC) is implementing schemes, awards, fellowships, chairs and programmes under which financial assistance is provided to institutions of higher education as well as faculty members working in the North Eastern States to undertake quality research covering areas of knowledge across disciplines. Some of the initiatives taken for improving quality of higher education are
All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has taken several steps over the years for framing appropriate policies on technical education needed to design and implement various schemes for educational advancement and achieving the objective of creating favourable environment to ensure speedy socio-economic development in the North East States. This includes equipping all necessary infrastructure upgradation of colleges, special coaching, educational concessions, better teaching learning material and infrastructure for North East region students. Some of the Schemes are
Demography Of India In 2022, China will see an absolute population loss for the first time, and by 2023, when India's population reaches 1,428.63 million, it will have surpassed China's 1,425.67 million. What Influences Population Change? TFR: Total Fertility Rate In the past three decades, TFR has decreased for India.
Election Commission Of India The Chief Election Commissioners' terms have decreased from more than eight years in the 1950s to less than three hundred days since 2004, according to a recent ruling by the Supreme Court, which asserted that the government only declares its support for the independence of election commissioners on the lips.
Climate Change Performance Index 2023 The Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2023 places India eighth. India was ranked tenth in the CCPI 2022. What is the CCPI? Since 2005, Germanwatch, the New Climate Institute, and the Climate Action Network have published an annual report. It is an independent monitoring tool for track
Coal: Dominant energy source in India Despite efforts to transition to renewable energy, coal will continue to be India's dominant energy source. What is the country's current energy capacity? According to Climate Action Tracker projections, fossil fuel accounts for more than half of the country's installed energy capa
Norms to Prevent False Online Reviews The Department of Consumer Affairs recently announced new regulations to protect consumers from "false and misleading reviews." It is part of the Bureau of Indian Standards norms, which will go into effect on November 25. Important Guidelines: E-commerce platforms will be required t
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