1 October 2016 Current Affairs
International Conference on khadi organizes by MS University
The Maharaja Sayajirao University organized the two-day international conference in union with Consortium of Green Fashion under the theme ‘Empowering Khadi and Handlooms through Design Intervention’. The meeting would be started on September 30 and would eventfully conclude on the next day. Several specialists from the field of textile and textile designing would conduct the workshop for the students. The second day of the seminar would witness lectures on initiatives in socio-economic sustainability from the government and non-government agencies. An oration on the success stories of design and branding of khadi and handlooms would also be presented.
Indian students to raise our standard of education said by European Higher Education Fair
Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar at Pragati Maidan. Students who are interested in going for the event can rush to the venue as it is still open. The majority of Indian students pursue higher studies in Engineering (mainly computer science & information systems, mechanical or electronics and electrical engineering) or business courses. To fill the gap and bring our students at par to the level of Indian, we need Indian student, Brain added. We want to see more Indian students applying to Europe and take part in this exchange of information.
Company to offer DigiNxt MMS, Big Data, Java Enterprises and more: NIIT launches flagship training centre in Myanmar
The flagship training centre’s focus will be on DT programmers and helping youth chart ambitious careers. The company will be offering futuristic programmes such as DigiNxt MMS, Big Data, java enterprises apps with Dev Ops and digital marketing. The pioneering programmes will use student-centred culture of project-based learning to help them carve a successful career in the upcoming digital era. Speaking on the occasion Sanjay Tickoo, Head of International Education Business (Emerging Markets), NIIT Ltd, said, “By setting up the bellwether training centre, NIIT is further strengthening its presence in Myanmar. With our keen understanding of the changing skills demand of the industry, we will now offer futuristic programmes in Digital Transformation to the youth of Myanmar.” Rahul Patwardhan CEO, NIIT Ltd unveiled NIIT’s flagship training centre and dedicated it to the country’s youth to empower them for exhilarating global opportunities. He said, “NIIT has pioneered the category of IT training with a aim to create a manpower pool globally, to empower the IT industry. The flagship training centre’s focus will be on DT programmes and helping youth chart aspiring careers by opting for the programmes that suits their aptitude.
Appeal by state government: PPSC wants CSAT to be only qualifying exam for civil services
The state government by putting forward a plead for making CSAT as the only qualifying examination for Punjab Civil Services Examination. Apart from this, the commission has also recommended limitless attempts for the candidates but wants upper age limit reduced from 37 to 35. The PCS exam is conducted to shortlist eligible and qualified candidates in several state government agencies and departments. If the government approves the same, the Punjab State Civil Services Rules, 2009 will be required to be revised and the candidates will then be required to score 33 percent marks in prelims. States like Haryana and Himachal Pradesh have before made CSAT a qualifying paper in their civic services exams, whereas Punjab is yet to do the same.