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UGC issues new guidelines for distance learning

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has rolled out new guidelines that will benefit students enrolling for distance learning programmes. Not only will the universities...

Leadership development programme launched for administrative functionaries of universities

The ‘Higher Education Leadership Development Programme for Administrators’ was launched as a result of a collaboration between the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the...

UGC grants autonomy to 60 higher-educational institutions

These include 52 universities and eight colleges.

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.

UGC sets up National Digital Library of India for students

This knowledge base will be available to students across the country for free.

TISS to close down three centres

The institute may shut down the three academic centres, which UGC had sanctioned as PLAN projects and promised funds for.

Now get a UGC approved foreign degree in India

Ministry of HRD has allowed collaboration between A-grade Indian institutes and foreign educational institutes for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Teachers will now be appraised by students

UGC has altered the API to make teaching/learning the primary measure of performance

Ensure sustainable development through inclusion and empowerment

Almost every major global issue has its roots in some form of inequality. There is an imbalance of social, economic and political power between...

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Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Is Novartis planning layoffs in India?

Drug company, Novartis India, may slash 170 jobs as part of a bid to rationalise its workforce, amidst the uncertainties brought on by the...

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ZS to expand India team by 3,000

The 5,500-strong workforce of ZS in India will soon see an addition of 3,000 new hires. The global professional services company is looking to...

Why is retention a big deal post the 2020 layoff drive?

According to a survey by Willis Towers Watson, Indians are likely to get 6.4 per cent average salary increment in 2021. Even though this...

Teliolabs to hire 100, focus on gender diversity

Teliolabs, the telecom and IoT-based tech solutions company is planning to hire 100 more people to its already 100-strong workforce, by December 2021. The...

Avoid vaccination, risk losing salary: BEST to staff

About 7,000 employees of the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport undertaking (BEST) have been administered the COVID-19 vaccine. The employees are called to the...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...