Tag: Technical Education

President Smt Draupadi Murmu
More girls should be enrolled in technical educational institutions: Prez

Just before the convocation ceremony of PEC, the President inaugurated the newly constructed building of UT Chandigarh Secretariat.

  • Sunday, 09 October 2022
BPUT Students To Get 2nd Chance To Clear Exams
Tech Institutes In Odisha To Resume Classes From Monday Amid Covid Protocols

After a gap of six months, technical institutes will resume classroom teaching from Monday in strict adherence to Covid 19 guidelines

  • Sunday, 08 August 2021
Odisha rolls out 'Nirman Kusuma' for construction workers' children

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to encourage children of construction workers to pursue technical education, the State government today rolled out the ‘Nirman Kusuma’ programme to provide financial assistance to them. After launching the programme Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the children of construction workers would get financial assistance for their education in Industrial Training Institutes […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Odisha relaxes residential certificate mandate

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today relaxed the requirement of residential certificates for various purposes. A meeting chaired by the Chief Secretary Aditya Padhi has decided to stick with the requirement of residential certificates only for scholarships, technical education, medical education and government jobs. Rest of the cases where residential certificates were mandatory will henceforth not […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
CM Naveen polavaram project
CM approves ‘Sudaksya’ yojana for girls to pursue technical courses

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday approved ‘Sudaksya’ yojna to encourage women and girls in Odisha to pursue technical education courses. The programme will run for the financial year 2017-18 and 2018-19. The programme aims to enroll nearly 5000 girls in the 48 Government Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in State by the end of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
UGC, AICTE to have power to close down institutes soon

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Close on the heels of Supreme Court’s recent order banning technical education through distance mode and cancellation of degrees of hundreds of students who passed out between 2001 and 2005, the central government is now mulling to strengthen regulators like UGC and AICTE by providing them power to close down an institution that […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha private engineering colleges seek quota hike for students of other states

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Private Engineering College Association (OPECA) has once again raked up the issue of large vacancies dogging several colleges in the State at the policy planning body meeting of technical education held on Monday and urged the State government to opt out of JEE (Main) and increase the quota for other-State students. “At the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
NISER NEST results 2018
Tech education in Odisha goes downhill

Bhubaneswar: The plight of technical education in Odisha has once again come to limelight after the admission process for the current academic session recorded the lowest ever students intake in recent years. Reports suggested that there are as many as 88 private engineering colleges in Odisha with a net strength of around 40,000 seats. Like […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
SOA Univerisy Lock
SOA students lock university gate even as govt assures action

Bhubaneswar:  Even after three days, the ITER college fake placement row refuses to die down with students locking the main gate of SOA University in protest despite assurances from college authorities and government as well. Though the Higher Education department passed the responsibility to the Technical Education department, later the Technical Education minister Usha Devi […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Tech Education: The Rot Has Gone Too Deep

The startling revelations tumbling out of the woodwork since ‘Placementgate’ took Odisha by storm are symptomatic of all that is wrong with our technical education system. That such skullduggery can take place at a university that has been recently ranked No 1 in the state is bound to send shivers down the spines of all […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
BPUT Students To Get 2nd Chance To Clear Exams
BPUT Odd Semester Exams Rescheduled Due To Cyclone, Check New Dates

The Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) on Monday announced postponement of its scheduled odd semester (Regular/Back) online examinations on account of the cyclone Yaas and its after effects.

  • Thursday, 27 May 2021