Tag archive for ‘National Knowledge Network’
By Correspondent On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

IIMs,NITs & IITs might introduce campuses in UAE

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), National Institute of Technology (NIT) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) might open campuses in UAE. Addressing a gathering, Union Minister of Human Resource Development More...

By Correspondent On Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

National Knowledge Network to connect 1500 institutes in 1 year

National Knowledge Network The National Knowledge Network (NKN) of the Centre is planning to connect over 1,500 institutions across the country in the next one year, according to R S Mani, Senior Technical Director 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 Monday, November 21st, 2011

Kapil Sibal reaffirms Govt.’s goal of 30% Gross Enrollment Ratio

Kapil Sibal on GER Kapil Sibal, Union Minister for Human Resource Development  has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to its ambitious  goal of 30 % Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) by 2020 while speaking More...

By Correspondent On Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Pitroda for early passage of higher education Bills

Sam Pitroda It seems like none of Prime Minister’s advisers are happy with state of education in the country. Sam Pitroda, Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations adviser has expressed his unhappiness More...

By Correspondent On Friday, July 1st, 2011

India to get national knowledge network soon: Sibal

National Knowledge Network Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal has said that India will get its national knowledge network in another two years. The ambitious network will connect 31,000 colleges around More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

National Knowledge Network to connect all IITs in 2 years

The National Knowledge Network (NKN) will connect all the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in the country in the next two years. The decision has been made to address the problem of faculty crunch. “In More...

By Correspondent On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Government hikes spending on Higher Education in Budget

Pranab Mukherjee, Union Finance Minister The Union government has increased spending on higher education in its annual budget by 34% to 13041 Crores for 2011-12.  With this increase the government aims to provide More...

By Correspondent On Monday, February 28th, 2011

Sibal: National Knowledge Network to connect all institutes

The Union Minister of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Kapil Sibal has announced the National Knowledge Network, a multi-gigabit information network would connect around 26,000 colleges and 800 universities in More...