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Talanton 2021 for students

Neeyamo announced Talanton 2021, its flagship conference for students to network, participate and learn from industry leaders. On December 10, the goal is to offer students the opportunity to participate in competitions and present their work live to a panel of eminent judges and be recognized for their outstanding work. To register visit

BSACIST launches online programs

BS Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology announced the introduction of the UGC and AICTE approved online MBA and MCA programs. The aim is to provide an alternative mode of education that is affordable for all, especially for those seeking higher education at flexible hours. For more details

Team Saaf Water wins the world award

The Saaf Water team – made up of Manikanta Chavvakula, a second year student from FLAME University, Hrishikesh Bhandari from IIT Madras, Satyam Prakash from IIT Madras, Sanket Marathe and Jay Aherkar – were the global winners of IBM Call for Code Global Challenge 2021. A A panel of eminent leaders in sustainability, business and technology awarded Team Saaf Water the grand prize of $ 200,000. It is the first Indian team to win the title. Saaf Water is an open source AI-IoT platform that will help in timely monitoring of groundwater and educate authorities as well as the community on water quality as well as purification methods for consumption. It also predicts when water quality will deteriorate and helps reduce reliance on manual test kits or lab tests for rough evaluation.

TVS Credit Services and IIT-M sign memorandum of understanding

TVS Credit Services Limited and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to design and stimulate innovation programs and conduct joint research activities in the areas of management and inclusion financial. This partnership aims to provide technology solutions in the fintech and data science space and a transparent ecosystem between industry and academia to leverage analytics and technology.

IIT Roorkee celebrates 175 years

The Roorkee Indian Institute of Technology began its 175th anniversary celebration on November 25 in the presence of Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Education, Skills Development and Entrepreneurship. The institution was founded in 1847 as the first engineering school in the British Empire and has many initiatives to its credit in engineering education, research and development (R&D), impact societal and international collaborations.

Creative Galileo partners with Pervenche

Creative Galileo has announced its partnership with Periwinkle by Jeevandeep Edumedia and will have the publishing rights to Periwinkle e-learning content. This will pave the way for an immersive and unique learning experience for young children and make the process engaging and fun. Creative Galileo recently raised $ 2.5 million in seed funding and has made connections with Big Animation, Amar Chitra Katha, Periwinkle, Shermaroo, Toonz Animation, and others.

School Principals Symposium held in Bangalore

Learning for sheer joy should be instilled in students, said Professor (Dr.) YSR Murthy, founding vice chancellor of RV University of Bengaluru, addressing a gathering of principals, principals and d teachers from more than 430 CBSE schools during the first meeting of the general body “Directors Symposium” of the Bangalore Sahodaya School Complex Association (BSSCA). The event also witnessed the first congratulatory ceremony.

Mental health discussion

The Center for Public Policy (CPP) Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore recently hosted a discussion on the book Asylum: The Battle for Mental Healthcare in India, by Daman Singh. The lecture, moderated by Dr Allen P Ugargol, Associate Professor of Practice, Public Policy, IIM-Bangalore, covered the evolution of mental health care in India, the journey under British rule, post-independence changes, challenges, positives and the way forward.

IDP hosts season 2 of the Education Conclave 2021

IDP Education completed the second season of its Education Conclave 2021 in November. The virtual conference brought together more than 30 industry pillars and speakers from around the world and brought together over 7,000 students. He focused on the latest developments, changes and innovative solutions tailored to facilitate the smooth delivery of higher education, as well as information on sought-after study destinations such as Australia, UK, the United States, Canada and Ireland.

MU Law School hosts webinar

Mahindra University Law School hosted a webinar on 72 Years of Constitutional Democracy: Merits and Cons to Commemorate Constitution Day. The retired PA High Court Judge B. Chandrakumar and renowned academician Professor (Dr) Inukonda Thirumali were the speakers.

JAIN Online welcomes the first batch

JAIN Online, the e-learning arm of JAIN (Deemed-to-be-University), recently welcomed its first batch of students. JAIN Online offers UGC approved online degrees and specialist programs for students and working professionals. The ceremony took place on a virtual platform, and 15,000 students were inducted for the 2021 academic year.


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