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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…

Pune's civic body to reduce number of containment zones, relax some restrictions in non-hotspot areas in city after 3 May

Pune: The civic administration has decided to reduce the number of coronavirus containment zones in Pune city after 3 May and give some relaxations in the non-hotspots.

"Barring hotspots or red zones in the central Pune, we are planning to give some relaxations in some non-hotspot areas of Pune which are unaffected (by the disease)," said Shekhar Gaikwad, municipal commissioner.

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He said as far as lifting of the lockdown (in force till 3 May) is concerned, it is the central government's call but in the non-hotspot areas, some restrictions can be removed and commercial establishments such as bakeries, salons and electronics shops can be allowed to function.

"Currently all wards under Pune municipal limits come under containment zones but we will reduce their number after 3 May," he said.

He added that IT companies located in Pune limits can also be given some relaxations and allowed to reopen.

Gaikwad, however, said that restrictions will be in force in red zones.



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