Education News – Newsletter for February 28, 2011

Monday, February 28, 2011

IIM-Calcutta to boost research and upgrade lab

KOLKATA – The Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) plans to utilise the Rs.20 crore special budgetary grant to help students do research in global finance markets and to upgrade its financial research and trading lab.

Finance Minister Pranab Mukhejee announced the special grant to the IIM-C in the union budget he presented to the … Read : IIM-Calcutta to boost research and upgrade lab.

Education gets 24 percent hike in budget allocation

NEW DELHI – Observing that education is the key to reaping the benefits of the demographic dividend in the form of a young population, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday announced a 24 percent hike in the budget allocation for education.

For education, I propose an allocation of Rs.52,057 crore, with an increase of 24 percent …. Read the original article  : here.

Antony to look into fees charged by Sainik Schools

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM – Defence Minister A.K. Antony Sunday promised that the issue of high fees charged by Sainik Schools, the chain of institutions run by the defence ministry, will be looked into.

“I can’t give you any assurances right now but I assure you that the issue would be seriously looked into and we will do …. Source  : Gaea News Network.

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