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Distance training gains pace

by Maurice A. Miller

PATNA: The admission method has begun in most faculties and universities of the country, which give distance schooling courses. The new educational consultation is staled to start in July.

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Students belonging to extraordinary age companies — from teens to center-elderly humans — who cannot attend normal classes for one cause or the alternative prefer being admitted to universities offering distance training. While a few drop out of university long in the past, many cannot come up with the money to spend on better schooling. Few others, who are hired, do now not have time to go to college. Besides, women, who get married at a younger age and can’t end their schooling, often choose distance publications. Some open universities famous among college students encompass the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), Nalanda Open University (NOU), and Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), amongst others. NOU registrar (examinations) S P Sinha instructed this newspaper, “Examination paperwork for UG and PG guides could be dispensed from June 15.”

The NIOS admission technique started within the mid of March. “Admissions are carried out two times a year — March and September. Approximately eight 000 college students were applying for admission to exceptional courses at our nearby center since March 16,” stated NIOS assistant professor Chunnu Prasad. Applicants are also busy applying for distinct courses provided through distance studying. “I will practice for a UG diploma in computer applications from NOU. I have visited the Patna center two times to investigate approximately the system,” Koilwar resident Misha stated. Amit Anand from Chhapra can even apply for a BBA path from NOU. NIOS student Aasid Karim chose the open college because “my parents are not financially robust”. Girls like Enakshi Todwal, who find it hard to pursue higher education because of “societal strain to get married early,” consider that distance schooling is a saving grace. The Bettiah resident pointed out, “My own family has continually been conservative and did now not allow me to go out to pursue higher education. NIOS became, consequently, my solution. I am studying BCom, at the gift.” Download The Times of India News App for Latest City.

PATNA: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Wednesday asked the district magistrates (DMs) to take hard action towards the farmers involved in the crop residue burning (CRB), which has, within the recent years, been identified as one of the predominant reasons at the back of a sharp boom in air pollution. Addressing a country authorities’ event on World Environment Day at Gyan Bhavan right here, he stated the kingdom’s agriculture department turned into earlier asked to launch a consciousness marketing campaign for several farmers in opposition to the CRB within agriculture fields. But despite the branch’s efforts, the incidents of CRB have accelerated manifold.

The CM said earlier the incidents of CRB were pronounced in particular from districts like Rohtas, Buxar, and Bhojpur. But now, the incidents of CRB are visible in nearly all districts within north Bihar. “While traveling specific elements of the kingdom through helicopter at some point of campaigning for the recent Lok Sabha election, I saw farmers of many districts in north Bihar now indulged in CRB. I saw crop residues are being burnt right here and there. The rising fashion is certain to boom stage of air pollutants within the country,” he stated. Nitish further said it seems some humans are misguiding the farmers for crop residue burning by spreading hearsay that their discipline’s usual productivity could grow if they burn residue there. “I will ask the DMs and the agriculture officers also to pick out such rumor-mongers and take important lawful action against them,” CM said.

Expressing difficulty over increasing air pollution due to emissions from vehicles, the CM stated the motors are emitting more pollutants because humans are blending kerosene oil in diesel. He stated whilst the state government has provided energy connection in all families throughout Bihar; there may be no need for kerosene oil for lighting fixtures, lamps, or lanterns within the kingdom. “Hence, kerosene oil is being misused and combined with the fuel of cars,” he stated.

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