National science day: To commemorate the contribution of Indian physicist and Nobel laureate C V Raman in the filed of science, National Science Day is celebrated as the across the country on February 28 every year. C V Raman discovered Raman Effect in 1928. He is the Bharat Ratna and Nobel laureate.C V Raman is one of the prominent scientist in India and across the world.
Today on on the National Science Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will present Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prizes as a recognition of outstanding Indian work in science and technology. “Greetings to all scientists on this #NationalScienceDay . Happy to announce approval of Scheme for Translational & Advanced Research in Science #STARS for Rs.250 Cr to fund about 500 science projects on a competitive basis,” Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted today.
The government had launched Smart India hackathon in 2017 to promote technology in the country. This year, Smart India Hackathon 2019 or SIH2019 Software edition will be hosted at IIT Kharagpur. SIH2019 will be held between March 2 and March 3. The competition will go on for 36 hours non-stop across the country.
Recently, SkillIndia and HRD Ministry announced the roll out of Apprenticeship Programme to the graduates through the National Apprenticeship Promotional Scheme (NAPS). Shreyas SkillIndia scheme will help gain students on-the-job training and secure better opportunities for employment, the ministry said.
Twenty Indian higher educational institutes have figured in the global top100 Institutions of QS World University Rankings released today. rakashJavdekar also released BBA/B.Voc curricula at the launch of SHREYAS yesterday. The government in the interim Union Budget 2019, increased education budget significantly.