India’s first university only for Dalit students to come up in Hyderabad by 2018
A proposal to establish an exclusive university for Dalit students in Hyderabad is under active consideration of the state government, official sources said.
The university is said to be part of the government’s policy of providing education free of cost to students from weaker sections from kindergarten to post-graduation (KG to PG) level.
The proposal was mooted by a government arm – Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (TSWREIS) which runs nearly 268 residential institutions for Dalit students from Class V to under-graduate level, besides the recently sanctioned 39 non-residential play schools with pre-primary education.
Indian government launched IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) awareness scheme for MSMEs, Startups to raise awareness among the youth
The Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM), under the aegis of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of India, has launched a the National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy 2016, a ‘Scheme for IPR Awareness – Creative India; Innovative India’.
The Scheme aims at raising IPR awareness amongst students, youth, authors, artists, budding inventors and professionals to inspire them to create, innovate and protect their creations and inventions across India including Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 cities as well as rural areas in the next 3 years.
The Scheme for IPR Awareness aims to conduct over 4000 IPR awareness workshops/ seminars in academic institutions (schools and colleges) and the industry, including MSMEs and Startups, as also IP training and sensitization programmes for enforcement agencies and the judiciary.