Thursday, Jun 21 2018 | Time 10:05 Hrs(IST)
image
image
  • UN celebrates first Int'l Day of Yoga
  • Pokhrel to officiate PM's duties during Oli's China visit
  • Yoga is new mass movement globally, says PM
  • PM leads nation in celebrating International Yoga Day
  • PM leads nation in celebrating International Yoga Day
  • Floral tributes paid to police constable martyred in Kashmir
  • Train services suspended in Kashmir for security reasons
  • Renowned humourist Mushtaq Ahmad Yousufi to be laid to rest in Karachi
  • US identifies N Korea missile test site it says Kim committed to destroy
  • N Korea, China leaders agree to boost 'strategic, tactical' cooperation -KCNA
  • North Korea, China discuss 'true peace', denuclearisation -KCNA
  • Trump backs down, signs order to end family separations at U S border
  • Spain beat Iran 1-0 with Costa's third goal of World Cup
  • U S lawmakers want Google to reconsider links to China's Huawei
India Share

Cabinet gives nod for 3-year action plan for Agricultural Education

Cabinet gives nod for 3-year action plan for Agricultural Education

New Delhi, June 13 (UNI) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the continuation of the Three Year Action Plan (2017-2020) of the scheme for Agricultural Education Division and ICAR Institutes with an outlay of Rs.2225.46 crore as salary component for AICRP-HS for strengthening and developing higher agricultural education in India.

This is aimed at strengthening and development of Higher Agricultural Education in India - Rs 2,050.00 crore; ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) - Rs. 24.25 crore and ICAR - Central Institute of Women in Agriculture (CIWA) including All India Coordinated Research Project on Home Science (AICRP-HS) - Rs.151.21 crore, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said after the cabinet meet.

The scheme is aimed to generate quality human resources from the institutions of higher agricultural education.It encompasses several new initiatives including, steps to attract talented students, reducing academic inbreeding and addressing faculty shortage.

It will also take care of green initiatives, mitigating faculty shortage, international ranking, alumni involvement, promoting innovations, inspired teacher network, reducing inbreeding, academia interface, technology enabled learning, Post-doctoral Fellowships, Agriculture Education Portal, Scientific Social responsibility etc. for quality assurance ranking of the agricultural universities has been linked to the financial support under the scheme along with accreditation.

Support for strengthening and modernization of infrastructure related to student and faculty amenities and capacity building of both faculty and students in cutting edge areas through Niche Area of Excellence programme will improve teaching and encouraging holistic development of the students, an official statement said.

This will lead to generation of competitive and confident human resource.

UNI DEVN SW 1827

More News
PM leads nation in celebrating International Yoga Day

PM leads nation in celebrating International Yoga Day

21 Jun 2018 | 9:30 AM

New Delhi/Dehradun, Jun 21 (UNI) The fourth International Yoga Day is being celebrated across the globe on Thursday.

 Sharesee more..

DD INDIA

21 Jun 2018 | 9:19 AM

 Sharesee more..

DD URDU

21 Jun 2018 | 9:19 AM

 Sharesee more..

DD BHARATI

21 Jun 2018 | 9:19 AM

 Sharesee more..

DD SPORTS

21 Jun 2018 | 9:18 AM

 Sharesee more..
image