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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…

National Technology Day 2020: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind, Rajnath Singh applaud scientific community's achievements

National Technology Day is celebrated on 11 May to commemorate the achievements, innovations and technological advancements in India. On this day in 1998, India successfully carried out nuclear tests in Rajasthan's Pokhran.

It also marks the test flight of the first indigenous aircraft 'Hansa-3' and the successful test firing of the Trishul missile.

National Technology Day symbolises India’s quest for scientific inquiry and technological creativity and their integration for national socio-economic benefits and a global presence.

President Ram Nath Kovind greeted citizens saying that National Technology Day celebrates the incomparable contribution of the scientific community in making the nation self-reliant.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluted all those who are “leveraging technology” to bring about a positive change in the lives of others. “The tests in Pokhran in 1998 also showed the difference a strong political leadership can make,” PM Modi tweeted, highlighting a segment from the Mann Ki Baat programme where he spoke about the same.

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu extended his greetings, celebrating the remarkable strides made by India in science and technology, while Defence Minister Rajnath Singh conveyed his best wishes to the scientific fraternity.

Here's how others greeted the scientific community on the occasion of National Technology Day:

With the coronavirus crisis highlighting how technology has been at the forefront of the battle against the pandemic, the Technology Development Board (TBD), which organises National Technology Day, is focusing on technological solutions to reboot the economy.



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