Corporate News: May 2011
May 2011

Corporate News: May 2011

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QDE launches vocational courses in financial study

Quantum Dynamics Education, an institute of life skills, has introduced short-term vocational courses on financial study that will help people understand and upgrade their fundamentals of investment and wealth management in an interesting and engaging way. Spanning across diverse range of subjects elucidating fundamental concepts on smart investing in Stock Markets, Financial Instruments, Real Estate, Gold and Equities, the nouveau courses are created using the vast experience of experts at Quantum Dynamics Education.

Pearson’s new approach to business education

Textbook learning, with the help of Pearson and Languagelab.com, will be taken to the next level of 3D experience besides interactivity and socialsing. Market Leader Live transforms the case studies from the bestselling Market Leader Business English series. It provides students around the world with a unique opportunity to use English in the actual situations they are preparing for, allowing them to practice and learn with qualified teachers.

APMDC to educate tribals as per CSR
The Andhra Pradesh state government enterprise, AP Mineral Development Corporation  (APMDC) Ltd, has resolved to spend 20 per cent of the amount realised from M/s. Orient Cements towards higher education of tribals in Utnoor agency area of Adilabad district, Andhra Pradesh. Orient Cements is MDC’s joint venture company that extracts limestone in the agency area of Adilabad. Even as a debate rages in the country on finalising the quantum of mining profits to be shared towards corporate social responsibility, a state government enterprise has taken the lead by deciding to spend 20 per cent of the profits towards higher education of tribals in Adilabad. Official sources said the joint venture company had paid Rs 3
crore as royalty to stat  government and the net profit of the company was around Rs 3 crore. “An amount of Rs 60 lakh has been earmarked to cater to the needs of higher education among tribals in the agency area. The Utnoor Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) project officer has been entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring higher education to tribals in the area. We have finalised the guidelines of the policy regarding spending 20 per cent of profits in consultation with the tribal welfare commissioner,” said Praveen Prakash, MD, APMDC.priority attention.”

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