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Heartiest congratulations to Robot Study Circle, Govt.College Of Engineering,Pune (COEP), Team India

Heartiest congratulations to Robot Study Circle, Govt.College Of Engineering, Pune (COEP), Team India for winning The Nagase Award and for securing 6th position amongst such a tough competition from other nations at ABU Robocon 2017 Tokyo #KeepBotting Proud of the entire team Anuj Phegade, Sagar Khadse, Ashay Aswale, Aashish Sonawane, Shubham Sonawane, Shivam Thabe, Danish Babla, Farahanaaz Shaikh, Chinmay Mandale, Manthan Pawar, Mrunalinee Koli, Sohan Bulage, Anagha Kotkar, Dr Prof S S Ohol, Dr B B Ahuja and the team members

AICTE to make teachers’ training mandatory for all faculties in technical colleges

BHUBANESWAR: All India Council of Technical Education(AICTE) is to introduce six-month faculty training programme mandatory for all teachers. Through this programme AICTE aims to train and upgrade around five lakh faculty members in different technical colleges across the country in the next two to three years, said chairman of the council Anil D Sahasrabudhe here on Tuesday.   “AICTE is developing the teachers’ training programme through which we want our teachers to understand new ways of teaching and learning. In the past we used to have lecturers, who come to class and write notes on black boards for an hour. But now students don’t have patience…

Lack Of Job Opportunities Behind Fall In Engineering Admissions: AICTE Chairman

Bhubaneswar: Chairman of All India Council for Technical Education  (AICTE) Anil Sahasrabudhe, while attending an event in Bhubaneswar today, said lack of job opportunities is responsible for the fall in admissions into engineering courses.   Talking to OTV Sahasrabudhe said, “As the large scale industries, especially the multinationals, are not increasing the jobs rather decreasing, a student gets disheartened without a job offer after completing four years of education.”   The second problem which is not apparent is that a number of private and deemed universities have come up that are also providing engineering courses. So it is not that…

Atal Tinkering Lab

Atal Tinkering Lab ATL is an approach of Central government of India to create an environment of scientific temperament, innovation, creativity amongst Indian Students. It is a step towards a new India. Since the last few decades, our education system has seen a paradigm shift. Today, with this approach of inculcating Hands on Methodology in the current education scenario we have resolved the need of the hour. ATL lab would teach students essential 21st-century skills which will help them in developing their professional and personal skills. Skilled India is the need of the hour and each step taken this dream…

ATL Teacher Training Workshop

NITI Aayog and Atal Innovation Mission are committed to help and support the ATLs to reach their potential and enable them to guide the students to become innovators & solution providers. Towards this objective, a set of training workshops are being organized for teachers from all schools with ATLs with support from Intel & IBM. The objective is to orient the teachers and provide them with the know-how to become enablers for the entire process and journey of tinkering in schools. This is a 5 day teacher training workshop and every school has to nominate 2 teachers from their school…

Research Team in India Uses 3D Software and 3D Printing to Make Prosthetic Ear

As part of a college program, a team from the College of Engineering, Pune(CoEP) in India has developed unique software, which helped them make a 3D printed ear in just one week for 32-year-old Rucha (not her real name) from Kondhwa. Typically, it takes about a month to make an artificial ear, but thanks to the newly developed Osto3D software that the CoEP team developed, that fabrication time was greatly reduced. The successful auricular prosthesis surgery was performed on Rucha last month, when doctors from the Armed Forces Medical College(AFMC) attached the artificial ear. The team used CoEP’s 3D Make Lab for the project,…

Prakash Javadekar: Government planning Rs 75,000 scholarships for 1000 best innovative minds

To encourage research and innovation, the Union Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday announced that 1000 best innovative minds will get monthly scholarships of Rs 75,000 under the proposed Prime Minister’s Scholarship scheme. Speaking at the fourth convocation of Sri Sri University, Javadekar the government is building a better research infrastructure in the country at a cost of Rs 20,000 crore. “India lacks in innovation therefore, turn this adversary into your strength”, Javadekar said. The Union HRD minister also said that his ministry is working towards reducing the University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical…

NITI Aayog to launch ‘Mentor India Campaign’

NEW DELHI: In an attempt to catch young talent, NITI Aayog- country’s premier think tank, is launching the ‘Mentor India Campaign’, a strategic nation building initiative to engage leaders who can guide and mentor students at more than 900 Atal Tinkering Labs, established across the country as a part of the Atal Innovation Mission. The nationwide campaign will be unveiled by the Chief Executive Officer of the NITI Aayog, Amitabh on Wednesday, according to the statement issued by the NITI Aayog. “Mentor India is aimed at maximizing the impact of Atal Tinkering Labs, possibly the biggest disruption in formal education…

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