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Thursday, 6 July 2017

5th Meeting of BRICS Education Ministers held in China


Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Education was held in Beijing, China. The Indian delegation was led by Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Human Resource Development, India. The delegation of all the five BRICS countries participated in the two-day deliberations. 

Javadekar highlighted some of the initiatives of the Govt. of India in education. He specifically spoke about the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), SWAYAM platform which has already hosted over 480 courses online, research initiative IMPRINT and Smart India Hackathon.

Important Takeaways from Above News-

  • Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa are the five-member Nations of BRICS.
  • It was established in 2006.
Source- Press Information Bureau


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