Tag archive for ‘Manmohan Singh’
By Correspondent On Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Japan to provide around 900 crore to IIT-Hyderabad

Japan will provide 17.7 billion yen (around 900 crore INR )for the development of phase two of the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IIT-H), the biggest-ever foreign aid to any IIT, money will be spent More...

By Correspondent On Monday, May 13th, 2013

Should be no political interference in university decisions: Shashi Tharoor

There should be no political interference in the decisions of a university, says Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor after several MPs sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh‘s intervention More...

By Correspondent On Monday, March 18th, 2013

Government spend on education hiked to 4% of GDP: Manmohan Singh

“We have increased the government expenditure on education from 3.3 per cent of (Gross Domestic Product) GDP to 4 per cent of it. To cater to the growing need of economy of our country we need to provide education More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Thursday, March 22nd, 2012
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National Mission for Libraries to link 9,000 libraries in 3 years : Prime Minister

PM, Manmohan Singh Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that nearly 9,000 libraries across the country will be linked digitally. The move under the National Mission for Libraries aims to cover 9,000 libraries More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

India’s first Meta-varsity to come up in Delhi by July 2012

Manmohan Singh announces Meta-varsity In a move that would enable students to get the best of Indian Higher Education, the Union government has agreed to set up a Meta-varsity or a Meta University in Delhi. In other More...

By Correspondent On Friday, May 14th, 2010

Govt. to set up autonomous University for Defence

The Union Government has accorded “in-principle” approval for the setting up of an autonomous defence university. The Union Cabinet sanctioned Rs 2.95 billion for establishing the Indian National Defence University More...

By Correspondent On Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Manmohan Singh: Innovation Universities to be landmark in Higher Education Expansion

Higher education could witness a significant change thanks to the Human Resource Department (HRD) Ministry’s plan for 14 innovation universities of world-class standards. The idea was given further impetus by More...