GOA: INTERACTIVE FORUM TO BE ORGANISED BY GEC

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  • July 13, 2017

PANAJI (GOA): The Goa Engineering College (GEC) in association with the IEEE Student Branch – Goa Chapter will be organising an interactive forum session at its campus in Farmagudi on July 14, with industry leaders from the electronics, computer science and information technology domain. The event is being held along side-lines of the IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Summit slated to be held from July 13 to 15 at the Bogmalo Beach Resort, for which the IEEE Student Branch – Goa Chapter is an organising partner.

Senior executives from renowned multinational companies, including giants from the IT industry, are expected to…

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BEED DISTRICT’S PRIMARY SCHOOL SHOWS THE WAY USING IT, TEACHERS CROWDFUND FIVE TABS

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  • July 7, 2017

Gunwanti Paraste, Beed (Maharashtra): A small revolution is happening at the zilla parishad primary school in Dattapur village in Ambajugai (taluka) of Maharashtra’s Beed district. The children of farmers and labours of the village that lacks basic facilities, including a proper road connectivity, are using tablets at their Marathi medium school that runs classes from standard I to standard V. Two teachers have taken the mission to make education interesting for these children. And in the span of three years, the school with a high dropout rate has seen student strength rise from 22 to 42. The two teachers convinced the…

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THE SCIENCE EXPRESS TRAIN TO COME TO GOA ON JULY 11

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  • July 4, 2017

Panaji (Goa) The Science Express Train, launched in February on theme ‘Climate Action Special’ – an innovative mobile science exhibition mounted on a 16 coach AC train, travelling across India, will be arriving at Margao Railway Station on July 11 and will stationed till July 13.

Science Express has become the largest, the longest running and the most visited mobile science exhibition and has twelve entries in the Limca Book of Records.

The Science Express Train a flagship programme of the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India will arrive at the Margao Railway Station on July 11and will be stationed there till  READ more..

IT’S HAPPY BIRTHDAY FOR GOA UNIVERSITY, PARRIKAR WISHES UNIVERSITY ALL THE BEST

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  • June 30, 2017

Panaji (Goa): Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has congratulated Goa University on its foundation day today.

“Greetings to teachers, students and staff of Goa University on their 33rd foundation day. I wish continued success to the university,” Parrikar has tweeted.

Goa University was established under the Goa University Act of 1984 (Act No. 7 of 1984). The university provides higher education in the Indian state of Goa. It is located on Taleigao Plateau overlooking Zuari estuary on a picturesque campus spread over 427.49 acres with state-of-the art infrastructure such as faculty blocks, administrative building, library, sports facilities, student hostels, bank, post-office, staff quarters,…

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SIX SCHOOLS GET LAND FROM GOVT, WHO CHARGES RS 1PER SQ MTS RENT 

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  • June 15, 2017

Panaji (GOA): The State government allots around 10,000 sq mtrs of land each to total six schools for a lease period of 33 years.

The land is allotted at a rent of Rs one per sq mtrs for 33 years, which will be renewed accordingly.

The schools include Mushitfund Saunstha (9,347sq mtrs), Dr KB Hedgewar (9,517 sq mtrs), Rosary Education Society ( 5,532 Sq. mtrs), Vasantrao Dempo Higher Secondary School (10,000 Sq. mtrs), Srinivas Sinai Dempo College of Commerce and Economics (10,090 Sq. mtrs.) and Anjuman Nurul Islam High school ( 5,977 Sq. mtrs).

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PARRIKAR FEELS FAMILY RAJ IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DEGRADATION OF EDUCATION

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Panaji (Goa):  Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar has blamed family raj in the educational institutions for degrading of the quality education in the state.

“If you see the educational institutes in the state, there is a tradition to employ the person from our own family as a teacher. The result you can see is that there is impact on the quality of education,” Parrikar said addressing an event organized by Economic Development Corporation today.

The chief minister recalled that during his visit to educational centre training the teachers, he asked them why they chose to be the teachers. “Some could give…

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NFBM JAGRITI SCHOOL FOR BLIND GIRLS SCORES 100% RESULTS FOR 20 CONSECUTIVE YEARS

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PUNE: The visually challenged girls of the NFBM Jagriti School for blind girls at Alandi Devachi, Pune, have once again risen to the occasion by achieving 100 percent results in the SSC examination. “20 years in a row our school has managed to obtain a 100% result, this year 11 of our students appeared for the SSC examination for std 10th and all of them not only cleared the exams but their achievements have made our institution proud,” says Mangala Wankhede, principal of NFBM Jagriti School for visually challenged girls.

Sakshi Amrutkar who stood first in the school by scoring 86.20%,…

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STUDY MORE, LEARN MORE, TWO MORE TEXT BOOKS IN NINTH THIS TIME

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  • June 8, 2017

Panaji (Goa): The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) has introduced two new text books and change in English Communication syllabus for Class IX and higher secondary students in the current academic year, an attempt to upgrade the education system.

To facilitate assignments and projects for the students of Class IX and Class XII, the Board has introduced a new text book ‘Goa School Atlas’ while another text book for the higher secondary vocational students titled ‘General Foundation Course’ will be available from July first week.

In another move, the GBSHSE has changed syllabus for English for Class…

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GOVT DROPS PLAN FOR IIT PROJECT AT LOLIEM, SEARCH IS ON FOR ALTERNATE SITE

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  • June 7, 2017

Panaji (Goa): Succumbing to local opposition, the State government has decided to shift the proposed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) project from Loliem in Canancona taluka to an alternate site.

Addressing media person’s post cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that people in Canacona have apprehensions as far as IIT project is concerned which is unwarranted.

“Hence, we have started process to look for an alternate site…there are variety of options before us,” Parrikar said.

“We intend to finalize the site by July,” Parrikar, who is also Minister Education, added.

Chief Minister informed that the project requires huge land of around 10-11 lakh sq…

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FIRST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF DINANATH DALAL MEMORIAL ART EDUCATION CENTRE.

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  • May 29, 2017

Dinanath Dalal Memorial Art Education Centre, Ponda will be celebrating its first anniversary on 30th May at 6pm at Bambolkar’s Art Gallery, Ponda.

As a part of anniversary celebrations a painting exhibition of ten prominent state level award winning artists from different parts of Goa will display their water colour landscapes and seascapes based on Goan nature. Altogether 30 art works will be exhibited. Govind Gaude, Minister for Art and Culture will be the chief guest for the exhibition.

The water colourists of Goa namely Girish Gujar, Kalidas Satardekar, Bazil Mota, Omkar Sirsat, Ramchandra Shet Narvekar, Kalanand Alias Anand Bambolkar, Saish…

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