Tag: Higher Education

Opportunities for 1000 PhDs at upGrad

upGrad, the higher education company, is all set to launch 10 new campuses globally, with three in the US alone. The Company is on...

Infosys signs MoU with DTCE to enhance capabilities at higher education...

Department of Collegiate and Technical Education (DTCE), Karnataka has signed an MoU with Infosys, with an aim to transform ways of learning in the...

Pearson appoints Siddharth Banerjee as managing director for India & Asia

Learning company, Pearson, has roped in Siddharth Banerjee as managing director, India and Asia. Banerjee has moved in from Games 24x7 where he was...

New Education Policy 2020: All you need to know

The Union Cabinet, on July 29, has approved the National Education Policy 2020, with an aim to reform the school and higher-education sector in...

HEFA approves projects for Rs. 2,066.73 Cr to six higher-education institutions

The fund provided by HEFA is over and above the grants given by the Government to these institutes.

Odisha gets $119 million from World Bank for higher education

The grant will help modernise the university and college infrastructure, and increase the quality of teaching and learning.

UGC to select 20 ‘Institutes of Eminence’ in the country

These IoE will not only receive financial assistance but will also be allowed to alter their curricula and syllabi to match international standards of higher education.

Industry-academia partnership can bridge India’s skill gaps: IBM study

More than half the surveyed professionals feel that a strong connect between industry and academia is still missing.

Government allows premature withdrawal of PPF

The investor will have to provide a valid reason for the same which includes expenditure towards higher education or medical treatment.   

Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

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OPS implementation will benefit 1,36,000 employees: Himachal Pradesh government

The implementation of the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) has been discussed widely in recent days, and many states have already put it into action....

IBM misses cash target, axes 3,900 jobs

IBM is gearing to axe 3,900 jobs as part of an asset divestment exercise. The Company has been unable to achieve its cash target...

How effective are HR practice groups in tackling specific workplace priorities?

Creating HR practice groups can be an effective way to tackle specific and cross-functional HR priorities. It involves grouping employees with similar expertise and...

Is Netflix paying $385,000 to a flight attendant?

If you are a person trained in cabin and passenger safety and capable of handling aircraft emergency evacuation, then Netflix has just the right...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...