Himachal website for adolescent problems, a big problem itself

May 10th, 2007  |  by  |  published in Education, Health, Technology

This is about one of the very good initiatives just gone wasted. “First website dedicated to the problems/queries of Adolescents” by State Council of Educational Research & Training, Solan, HP, proudly announces a link on the site. You visit the link and are not surprised to find half of the links not working. The […]

Sirmour to get polytechnic college

November 2nd, 2006  |  by  |  published in Education

Hill Beat Sirmour would soon have a Polytechnic college – likely to be in Nahan, taking the number of polytehnic colleges to seven in the state.  This was announced by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh during the inaugural function of the three-day Renukaji Fair, yesterday. The government is also looking to encourage institutes affiliated to international […]

Himachal poised to be ‘knowledge state’

July 25th, 2006  |  by  |  published in Education

Courtesy: PR DEPTT, HP GOVT Human Recourses Development is an essential input for promoting the economic growth and development. Education and training constitute the most significant factor in raising the level of the quality of human resources. The State has made enviable progress in the field of education. Education receives priority in the State and […]

मैंने िहन्दी में कैसे िलखा?

May 13th, 2006  |  by  |  published in Education

द्वाराः ढलेटा सुरेन्द्र कुमार यह सवाल लाख रूपये का है | जैसे मैंने िपछले लेख में कहा है िक ओपनसोर्स का िहमाचल में कमप्यूटर िशक्शा का बहुत बडा़ योगदान रहेगा, उसी तरह िहन्दी के िबना यह िशक्शा अधूरी रहेगी | हमेँ अगर जन जन तक पहुँचना है तो हमेँ लोगों की भाषा में कमप्यूटर को […]

How Opensource can help Himachal

May 13th, 2006  |  by  |  published in Education

It’s been beaten to death that basic education in Himachal is far ahead than any other state of India. But not only the government but private players need to take the literacy campaign to the second level where stress would be on computer literacy

Education: My wishlist for Himachal Pradesh

March 1st, 2006  |  by  |  published in Education

By: MANJEET SINGH That the govt should add emphasis on improving the quality of teachers of all levels by (besides adequate funding)… Adding special trainings. Infusing hi-tech. Hiring more teachers from field or make it a requirement that all teachers work outside of school/college for at least 5 years or so. The teachers especially at […]

Education not contributing to understanding

February 14th, 2006  |  by  |  published in Education

By: MANJEET SINGH I would defer to the Social Scientists the analysis of why we lack confidence. It seems HP University has enough Ph.Ds and MAs to analyze that. Like as Rajesh said, I lack the knowledge/skills to make an authoritative argument but whenever I look around or even look back on my own life, […]

Do Himachalis lack confidence? Are they risk averse?

February 14th, 2006  |  by  |  published in Education

By: RAJESH PATHANIA May I add my two cents — whilst what has been expressed seems to represent different schools of thought — I do believe that confidence is directly correlated to successfully gaining employment and ultimately succeeding in a chosen career. In saying so I am contradicting the empirical evidence set forth by one […]

Himachalis have too much to lose

February 14th, 2006  |  by  |  published in Education

If you must have read through my earlier post, you’ll see that I’d mentioned clearly that Himachalis lack the self-confidence because they have too much too lose. We have a business running, we have agriculture that may not be growing but giving enough and satisfactory outputs. We are not ready to experiment. It was hundreds […]

Entrepreneurship: Do Himachalis lack self-confidence?

February 14th, 2006  |  by  |  published in Education

Yes, Himachalis lack self-confidence. Himachalis lack self confidence to take risks. And Punjabis are the most in my opinion oozing with self-confidence. They know how to take risks and may be that’s why they are more successful than anybody else. I may also bring in Gujaratis here while referring to risk taking factors. As far […]

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