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AICTE, Mumbai University announce online workshop from 13 May to 17 May on 'Universal Human Values in Education'

The University of Mumbai in collaboration with AICTE (Western Region) will be organising an online workshop on 'Universal Human Values in Education' for institutions offering technical education.The workshop will commence on 13 May and end on 17 May. According to University of Mumbai, the workshop is of paramount significance to continue learning process amid COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown.The workshop will be conducted in Hindi and English. The morning session will be from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm and the evening session will be from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.File image of Mumbai University. Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons “To understand the basics of value education an online workshop is being organized exclusively for the Vice Chancellors of Technical Universities and University Coordinators appointed for coordinating the activities related to FDPs on Student Induction Programme,” the circular said.The workshop is specifically designed for sharing All India Council for Technical Edu…

Andhra Pradesh govt announces scheme to provide full fee reimbursement to students, releases Rs 4,000 crore

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has announced a fee reimbursement scheme for college students in the state.

The 'Jagananna Vidya Deevena' scheme will provide 100 percent fee reimbursement to over 12 lakh students across the state, reported NDTV.

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's YSR Congress won 151 Assembly and 22 Lok Sabha seats in Andhra Pradesh. Facebook@ysjagan

Jagan Reddy said no previous government has reimbursed fee arrears at such a huge scale. Apart from releasing Rs 4,000 crore fund for fee reimbursement, the state government has cleared Rs 1,880 crore pending dues of the previous government.

The Andhra Pradesh government also launched two more schemes at the event. The 'Jaganna Amma Vodi' aims to give Rs 15,000 per year to poor and needy mothers to educate children studying in classes 1-12.

The other scheme, 'Jagananna Vasati Deevana' will see the government giving Rs 20,000 per year in two installments to 12 lakh mothers of students pursuing higher education.

A Times of India report quoted the chief minister as saying that education is the only asset they can offer to future generations. He said that no child should be left without education in the state, noting that an educated child can transform the economy of the entire family.

Jagan Reddy said education and health are at the top of his government’s agenda and no family will be allowed to fall into a debt trap.



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