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Dalli Rajhara, Chhattisgarh / Kolkata, 18 January 2016 SHATT CHANDHI YAJNA (YAGYA) AND RUDRA YAJNA (YAGYA) BEING PERFORMED UNDER THE DEVINE PATRONAGE OF MAUNI BABA FOR BRINGING WORLD PEACE ON THIS MOTHER EARTH AND FOR WELFARE ORIENTED WELTANSCHAUUNG (कल्याणोन्मुख विश्वदृष्टि) at vaidehi parisar, konngar, kolkata.
   
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New Delhi, 5 September 2016 "G-51" group formeD for launching cleanliness, hygiene and sanitation education (chase) with the support of 51 universities of india
   
New Delhi, 22nd March 2016 COSPONSORED BY MORE THAN 50 UNIVERSITIES, THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CLEANLINESS EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (NICER) LAUNCHED DURING THE AFRO-ASIAN CLEANLINESS CONVENTION 2016
   
New Delhi, 29th January 2016 national institute of cleanliness education and research (NICER) to clean up india
   
New Delhi, 18th January 2016 geriatric care : the need of the hour for taking care of the elderly persons
   
Dehradun / New Delhi, 11th December 2015

encourage sustainable development of mountains

--- Dr. P R Trived

   
New Delhi, 5th December 2015 World Soil Day Celebrated at Indian Institute of Applied Agriculture (IIAA), New Delhi
   
New Delhi, 5th December 2015 Voluntary Action and volunteer efforts discussed during the international volunteer day 2015
   
New Delhi, 3rd December 2015 15th Annual Day of the Indian Institute of Empowerment Celebrated on the occasion of the United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities
   
New Delhi, 1st December 2015 World Aids day observed at indian institute of health
   
New Delhi, 25th November 2014 Book on prime minister narendra modi released by goa governor
   
New Delhi, 5 October 2014 Books on Kerala and Uttar Pradesh released by the respective governors on the occasion of the Tenth anniversary of CIU
   
   

New Delhi, 26 November 2014 : The Book titled "Narendra Modi : The Man India Needs," authored by Chancellor Dr. P R Trivedi, President, Confederation of Indian Universities (CIU) was released by the Goa Governor Mridula Sinha in a glittering function attended by many foreign dignitaries including the Ambassador of Czech Republic H.E. Miloslav Stasek, the High Commissioner of Pakistan H.E. Abdul Basit and the Ambassador of Guatemala H.E. George de La Roche besides selected 200+ scholars of repute from all over the country. Releasing the book besides launching the "Cleanliness, Hygiene and Sanitation Education (CHASE) Project, Governor Mridula Sinha stressed the need for being cleaner, greener and hygienic with a view to making our country one of the models in the world.


The Governor of Goa Hon'ble Mridula Sinha releasing the book "Narendra Modi : The Man India Needs" in the poresence of the author Dr. P R Trivedi,
Ambassador of Czech Republic H.E. Miloslav Stasek, the High Commissioner of Pakistan H.E. Abdul Basit and the Ambassador of Guatemala H.E. George de La Roche.

Citing the examples from from the holy books for cleaning oneself before any worship, she called upon the world citizenry  to learn lessons from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is an ideal example of a complete and dedicated leader who has thrown himself for the welfare of the humans living on this mother earth. She asked the schools, colleges and universities to implement "Swachchh Bharat Abhiyan : Clean India Movement" at the earliest. Cleaning the atmosphere, rural and the urban areas besides the human mind should be the topmost priority.

The book titled "End of Coalition Politics in Modi Era" authored by Dr. Imotemsu Ao, Registrar, The Global Open University Nagaland was also presented to the Governor on this occasion coinciding with the United Nations International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women. The CIU President Dr. P R Trivedi announced on this occasion that his book "Goa : Past, Present and Future" will be released by the Goa Governor next year in January in Goa.

 

   
 
New Delhi, 5 October 2014 Books on Kerala and Uttar Pradesh released by the respective governors on the occasion of the Tenth anniversary of CIU
   

The Books titled “Kerala : Past, Present and Future”  and “Uttar Pradesh : Past, Present and Future” were released by the Governor of Kerala, Justice P. Sathasivam and the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik respectively on the occasion of the World Teachers’ Day in a glittering function organized by the Confederation of Indian Universities during its 10th Anniversary in the presence of the Ambassadors, High Commissioners and Representatives from Spain, Bolivia, Guinea, Malawi, Indonesia, and Denmark besides the National Awardees including the Wrestler Ramphal and the Devotional Singer Narendra Chanchal. These Books authored by the Great Institution Builder and Philanthropist Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi contain all the relevant information regarding these States like the history, prehistory, culture, economy, education, industry, demography, tourism and infrastructure. 

The Kerala Governor Justice P. Sathasivam releasing the Book “Kerala : Past, Present and Future” authored by Chancellor, Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi, President, Confederation of Indian Universities on the occasion of the World Teachers’ Day at New Delhi on 5th October 2014.

The Governor Justice P. Sathasivam informed the learned audience that Kerala was the only State with the lowest positive population growth rate (3.44%) and having the highest human development index (0.79%) in the country. He further added that Kerala held the highest literacy rate (93.19%) besides the highest life expectancy (77 years) and the highest sex ratio (1000 men : 1084 women). He also congratulated the Confederation of Indian Universities (CIU) for uniting all the 738 Universities of India for optimizing its available resources. He wanted everybody to remember what Dr. Sarvepally Radhakrishnan said about the university “A University is not a mere information shop. It is a praised where a man’s intellect, will and emotions are discipline. In it, experience and adventure are combined to create a better man”.

On this auspicious occasion, another Book titled “Uttar Pradesh : Past, Present and Future” getting released by the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik had many observers to know more about the most populous State of India. While releasing this Book, the Governor Ram Naik said that there are only five countries namely China, India, USA, Indonesia and Brazil have the credit of being more populous then Uttar Pradesh. In his all comprehensive comments made in Hindi language, he also said that Uttar Pradesh has the credit of being the birth place of the national language : Hindi and that the ancient culture emerged from Uttar Pradesh besides the creation of mythological literature like Ramayana and Bhagwad Gita. He also congratulated the author Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi for taking great pains in compiling information regarding all the Districts of Uttar Pradesh besides the relevant data regarding the educational facilities, industrial relations, culture, sports, economy and demographic details of Uttar Pradesh.

The Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik releasing the Book “Uttar Pradesh : Past, Present and Future” authored by Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi in the presence of the Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam,  the Ambassadors and High Commissioners from Indonesia, Bolivia, Guinea, Spain, Malawi on the occasion of the World Teachers’ Day at New Delhi on 5th October 2014.

The Governor Ram Naik also desired that this publication be widely circulated in the State of Uttar Pradesh besides the tourists coming from all over the world for enabling everybody to know more about the salient features and the cultural heritage of Uttar Pradesh. He also invited the international dignitaries to visit Uttar Pradesh.

The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain Gustavo de Aristegui while detailing the tertiary education scenario in Spain invited the Confederation of Indian Universities (CIU) to visit the different Universities in Spain for ensuring mutual and technical cooperation.

The Ambassador of the Plurinational State of Bolivia Prof. Jorge Cardenas Robes announced academic tie-ups between India and Bolivia for international education projects with a view to implementing action oriented programmes in both the countries.

The Ambassador of Guinea Alexandre CeCe Loua wanted educational cooperation between India and Guinea for reducing the wastage in education and for solving the burning problems of the educated youth of India and Guinea.

The High Commissioner of Malawi Dr. Perks Ligoya wanted Indian educational experts to go to Malawi for heading different Universities for bringing efficiency and productivity in the tertiary educational systems as there is a lack of trained educational man power in Malawi.

The Deputy Ambassador of Indonesia Tito Dos Santos Baptista wanted India and Indonesia to further strengthened the educational protocols for benefitting both the countries and the present number of students studying from India and Indonesia by leaving their countries for better specializations.

The Innovation and Research Counsellor in the Embassy of the Kingdom of Denmark Kristoffer Brix Bertelsen expressed hope that India and Denmark will work together for quality higher education by exchanging information between the two countries.

The project “Cleanliness, Hygiene and Sanitation Education (CHASE)” was also launched besides the release of the “2014 Indian Universities Directory” running into 800 pages jointly by the Kerala and the Uttar Pradesh Governors.

The CIU endorsed the charitable work of “Sarbat Da Bhala” and felicitated its Founder Sdr. S.P.S. Oberoi. Many individuals, organizations, principals, professors and activists were praised for their outstanding contribution and accolades were presented to them.

Presently the keynote address the CIU President Chancellor Dr. P R Trivedi said that to his mind, the main problems in almost all States and Union Territories of the country was relating to peacelessness, poverty, unemployment, pollution and population explosion. In order to solve these problems, the solution could be in creating more and more jobs by also preparing a competent cadre of young professionals equipped with vocational and skill based knowledge. He further explain that India will be needing more than 550 million trained persons by the year 2024. That means, one third of every State's population will be required to become fully skilful. Accordingly Uttar Pradesh will have to produce 85 million skilled persons by the year 2024 and accordingly 8.5 million skilled persons every year. He hoped that the 2100 types of programmes designed by CIU in different areas related to hospitality, health care, environmental science, disaster management, tourism, geriatric care, remote sensing, bioinformatics, journalism, mass communication, information technology, e-governance, good governance will help the implementing agencies in providing training and research facilities to the young boys and girls.

Dr. Trivedi was of the view that while our country with 1250 million population has many problems but there are many excellent possibilities for helping the entire world. In order to achieve the appropriate targets, the urgent need is of providing value based education at the School, College and the University levels Institutions so that the movement for character building is speeded up fastly. There has to be a mass movement by bringing attitudinal and behavioural change among the minds of the educators, teachers, trainers and didactics.

While criticizing regarding the existence of more than required number of regulations to control tertiary education, Dr. P R Trivedi thanked the Government of India as it has decided to withdraw many of the old and obsolete laws, rules, regulations and statutes as these are making our developmental process very slow. Same is the case with education and training. There are more number of Statutory Bodies dealing with education which are not required in the present context. The Universities in India are responsible as well as autonomous organisations. They should be given full freedom to design their curriculum, conduct classes, prepare instructional materials and provide necessary support to the students to either seek jobs or to provide jobs by throwing themselves into the entrepreneurial fields, Dr. Trivedi opined.

   
   
New Delhi, 5 October 2014  Books on Kerala and Uttar Pradesh released by the respective governors on the occasion of the Tenth anniversary of CIU

 

The Books titled “Kerala : Past, Present and Future”  and “Uttar Pradesh : Past, Present and Future” were released by the Governor of Kerala, Justice P. Sathasivam and the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik respectively on the occasion of the World Teachers’ Day in a glittering function organized by the Confederation of Indian Universities during its 10th Anniversary in the presence of the Ambassadors, High Commissioners and Representatives from Spain, Bolivia, Guinea, Malawi, Indonesia, and Denmark besides the National Awardees including the Wrestler Ramphal and the Devotional Singer Narendra Chanchal. These Books authored by the Great Institution Builder and Philanthropist Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi contain all the relevant information regarding these States like the history, prehistory, culture, economy, education, industry, demography, tourism and infrastructure. 

The Kerala Governor Justice P. Sathasivam releasing the Book “Kerala : Past, Present and Future” authored by Chancellor, Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi, President, Confederation of Indian Universities on the occasion of the World Teachers’ Day at New Delhi on 5th October 2014.

The Governor Justice P. Sathasivam informed the learned audience that Kerala was the only State with the lowest positive population growth rate (3.44%) and having the highest human development index (0.79%) in the country. He further added that Kerala held the highest literacy rate (93.19%) besides the highest life expectancy (77 years) and the highest sex ratio (1000 men : 1084 women). He also congratulated the Confederation of Indian Universities (CIU) for uniting all the 738 Universities of India for optimizing its available resources. He wanted everybody to remember what Dr. Sarvepally Radhakrishnan said about the university “A University is not a mere information shop. It is a praised where a man’s intellect, will and emotions are discipline. In it, experience and adventure are combined to create a better man”.

On this auspicious occasion, another Book titled “Uttar Pradesh : Past, Present and Future” getting released by the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik had many observers to know more about the most populous State of India. While releasing this Book, the Governor Ram Naik said that there are only five countries namely China, India, USA, Indonesia and Brazil have the credit of being more populous then Uttar Pradesh. In his all comprehensive comments made in Hindi language, he also said that Uttar Pradesh has the credit of being the birth place of the national language : Hindi and that the ancient culture emerged from Uttar Pradesh besides the creation of mythological literature like Ramayana and Bhagwad Gita. He also congratulated the author Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi for taking great pains in compiling information regarding all the Districts of Uttar Pradesh besides the relevant data regarding the educational facilities, industrial relations, culture, sports, economy and demographic details of Uttar Pradesh.

The Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik releasing the Book “Uttar Pradesh : Past, Present and Future” authored by Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi in the presence of the Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam,  the Ambassadors and High Commissioners from Indonesia, Bolivia, Guinea, Spain, Malawi on the occasion of the World Teachers’ Day at New Delhi on 5th October 2014.

The Governor Ram Naik also desired that this publication be widely circulated in the State of Uttar Pradesh besides the tourists coming from all over the world for enabling everybody to know more about the salient features and the cultural heritage of Uttar Pradesh. He also invited the international dignitaries to visit Uttar Pradesh.

The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain Gustavo de Aristegui while detailing the tertiary education scenario in Spain invited the Confederation of Indian Universities (CIU) to visit the different Universities in Spain for ensuring mutual and technical cooperation.

The Ambassador of the Plurinational State of Bolivia Prof. Jorge Cardenas Robes announced academic tie-ups between India and Bolivia for international education projects with a view to implementing action oriented programmes in both the countries.

The Ambassador of Guinea Alexandre CeCe Loua wanted educational cooperation between India and Guinea for reducing the wastage in education and for solving the burning problems of the educated youth of India and Guinea.

The High Commissioner of Malawi Dr. Perks Ligoya wanted Indian educational experts to go to Malawi for heading different Universities for bringing efficiency and productivity in the tertiary educational systems as there is a lack of trained educational man power in Malawi.

The Deputy Ambassador of Indonesia Tito Dos Santos Baptista wanted India and Indonesia to further strengthened the educational protocols for benefitting both the countries and the present number of students studying from India and Indonesia by leaving their countries for better specializations.

The Innovation and Research Counsellor in the Embassy of the Kingdom of Denmark Kristoffer Brix Bertelsen expressed hope that India and Denmark will work together for quality higher education by exchanging information between the two countries.

The project “Cleanliness, Hygiene and Sanitation Education (CHASE)” was also launched besides the release of the “2014 Indian Universities Directory” running into 800 pages jointly by the Kerala and the Uttar Pradesh Governors.

The CIU endorsed the charitable work of “Sarbat Da Bhala” and felicitated its Founder Sdr. S.P.S. Oberoi. Many individuals, organizations, principals, professors and activists were praised for their outstanding contribution and accolades were presented to them.

Presently the keynote address the CIU President Chancellor Dr. P R Trivedi said that to his mind, the main problems in almost all States and Union Territories of the country was relating to peacelessness, poverty, unemployment, pollution and population explosion. In order to solve these problems, the solution could be in creating more and more jobs by also preparing a competent cadre of young professionals equipped with vocational and skill based knowledge. He further explain that India will be needing more than 550 million trained persons by the year 2024. That means, one third of every State's population will be required to become fully skilful. Accordingly Uttar Pradesh will have to produce 85 million skilled persons by the year 2024 and accordingly 8.5 million skilled persons every year. He hoped that the 2100 types of programmes designed by CIU in different areas related to hospitality, health care, environmental science, disaster management, tourism, geriatric care, remote sensing, bioinformatics, journalism, mass communication, information technology, e-governance, good governance will help the implementing agencies in providing training and research facilities to the young boys and girls.

Dr. Trivedi was of the view that while our country with 1250 million population has many problems but there are many excellent possibilities for helping the entire world. In order to achieve the appropriate targets, the urgent need is of providing value based education at the School, College and the University levels Institutions so that the movement for character building is speeded up fastly. There has to be a mass movement by bringing attitudinal and behavioural change among the minds of the educators, teachers, trainers and didactics.

While criticizing regarding the existence of more than required number of regulations to control tertiary education, Dr. P R Trivedi thanked the Government of India as it has decided to withdraw many of the old and obsolete laws, rules, regulations and statutes as these are making our developmental process very slow. Same is the case with education and training. There are more number of Statutory Bodies dealing with education which are not required in the present context. The Universities in India are responsible as well as autonomous organisations. They should be given full freedom to design their curriculum, conduct classes, prepare instructional materials and provide necessary support to the students to either seek jobs or to provide jobs by throwing themselves into the entrepreneurial fields, Dr. Trivedi opined.

 

New Delhi, 5 September 2016 "G-51" group formeD for launching cleanliness, hygiene and sanitation education (chase) with the support of 51 universities of india

New Delhi, 5th September 2016

The “G-51” the Group of 51 Universities for introducing Cleanliness, Hygiene and Sanitation Education (CHASE) has been formed at the behest of the National Institute of Cleanliness Education and Research (NICER) for covering the entire country including all the States and Union Territories by launching an online / offline non-formal Post Graduate level course of one year duration leading to the Post Graduate Diploma in Cleanliness, Hygiene and Sanitation Education (PGD-CHASE).

Announcing this, the Director of NICER, Shri Utkarsh Sharma said that the contents of this unique Post Graduate Diploma include Introduction to Cleanliness; Hygiene Concepts; Sanitation Education; Public Health; Solid and Liquid Waste Management; Water Quality Monitoring and Surveillance; Ecological and Environmental Protection; Project Work and Thesis.

The salient feature of this programme in order to strengthen the cause of Swachchh Bharat Abhiyan is that the 11 Volume World Encyclopaedia of Cleanliness, Hygiene and Sanitation Education (WE-CHASE) is presented to all the admitted participants in the CD format without any extra charge, Shri Utkarsh Sharma added.

Hon’ble President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee participating in the Clean India Campaign

The motivation for launching the much needed vocational and professional programme related to training in the fields of cleanliness, hygiene and sanitation education is based on the cleanliness movement started by the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi followed by many Indian Leaders before and after independence.

The Swachchh Bharat Abhiyan initiated by our Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has led the NICER to show itself into the new environment with full of zeal and enthusiasm to ensure that India becomes cleaner as well as greeners.


Hon’ble Prime Minister of India participating in the Swachchh Bharat Abhiyan.

The Post Graduate Diploma in Cleanliness, Hygiene and Sanitation Education (PGD-CHASE) is fully online although those living in the rural areas with no facilities of internet may get the books by post, Shri Utkarsh Sharma further added.

All the details regarding admission, curriculum, monitoring and evaluation etc. are detailed on the website : niceronline.com

Highlighting the torch bearing role of the National Institute of Cleanliness Education and Research (NICER), Shri Utkarsh Sharma opined that the NICER has a master plan to introduce cleanliness education in all the 800+ universities, 50,000 colleges and 1,5 million schools of our country besides the collaborative plans to clean up all rivers, mountains, temples, gurudwaras, mosques, monasteries, public places, industries, railways and roadways.

In his concluding remarks, the Director, NICER, Shri Utkarsh Sharma hoped that all the Union Ministers and their Bureaucrats and Departmental Heads, Governors, Chief Ministers, Chancellors, Vice Chancellors, Principals of Colleges and Schools will immediately contact through the website : niceronline.com without any delay for getting benefitted for acquiring expert skills needed for our country with a view to mixing skill development with cleanliness, hygiene and sanitation.

Shri Utkarsh Sharma also assured that the services relating to admission, counseling, guidance, monitoring and evaluation are the quickest as the process is automatic via the website : niceronline.com

 

 

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