Top 5: Punjab announces 4 medical colleges, Rajasthan govt to set up yoga campus

The Telangana State Council of Higher Education, or TSCHE, will release admission cards for the TS PGECET 2021 via its official website, pgecet.tsche.ac.in, today.

Top 5: Punjab announces 4 medical colleges, Rajasthan govt to set up yoga campus
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1. Rajasthan Government To Set Up Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy Colleges In 6 Districts 

According to a state minister, the Rajasthan government approved the establishment of ayurveda, yoga, and naturopathy institutes in six districts, including Jaipur, on Wednesday. The value of ayurveda, according to Health Minister Raghu Sharma, has been demonstrated during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The state government is making every effort to promote ayurveda and develop facilities related to it, Sharma said, adding that integrated colleges would be established in Jaipur, Kota, Sikar, Bikaner and Bharatpur. According to the minister, the development of new colleges will result in new job prospects for the state’s educated youth. Sharma further mentioned that 778 new academic and non-academic positions had been approved.

2. Uttar Pradesh Government To Train Madarsa Teachers To Teach Online  

Officials announced on Wednesday that the Uttar Pradesh government has planned to undertake training for madarsa teachers in order to improve their online teaching skills. According to them, state administrative personnel, educators, and students from IIMs and IITs will provide training to madarsa instructors for online education of kids enrolled in the UP Madarsa Board. On Wednesday, the Board organised an online training programme. Danish Azad, a member of the UP Madarsa Board’s Language Committee, claimed that in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, online instruction for students has begun in madarsas.

3. Punjab Announces Four New Medical Colleges 

Medical Education and Research Minister O P Soni announced on Wednesday that the Punjab government will build four new government medical institutions at a cost of Rs 1,500 crore. These colleges would be built in Mohali, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, and Malerkotla, according to Soni, who laid the foundation stone for the Dr B R Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences’ border wall. He claims that there will be no shortage of doctors in Punjab because 500 doctors will graduate from medical schools each year. Soni, further stated that there are currently roughly 1,400 MBBS seats in Punjabi medical colleges, which will increase by 500 with the establishment of the colleges.

4. CS Executive, Professional Students To Get Extra Attempt In December 

For the final exams of the CS Executive and Professional programmes, the Institute of Companies Secretaries of India (ICSI) would provide students an extra attempt. Students in the previous syllabus of the CS Executive and Professional programmes who are unable to sit for the upcoming exams from August 10 to August 20, 2021, due to reasons related to Covid, will be given another chance to sit for the tests in December. The institute tweeted to announce this: “ICSI Relief for CS students..1 more attempt i.e. Dec, 2021 Exams, allowed for last exams of both Executive, Professional Programme Old Syllabus.”

5. TS PGECET 2021: Osmania University To Release Admit Card Today 

The Telangana State Council of Higher Education, or TSCHE, will release admission cards or hall tickets for the Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS PGECET 2021) via its official website, pgecet.tsche.ac.in, today. The TS PGECET and other CET tests have been postponed this year due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline to submit CET exam application forms has previously been extended by the board to June 5. From June 19 to 22, 2021, the entrance exam will be held. The application period began in March.

(Gauri Dhiman)