digitalLEARNING Magazine | Weekly Newsletter | 03 February 2022 | Volume 17 | Issue 65
FM doles out ‘digital gifts’ for education in Union budget
The Union Budget 2022-23 was presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the parliament today. The union budget speech was a little over 90 minutes and is said to be one of the shortest speeches. In her speech, Sitaraman doled out ‘digital gifts’ for the education sectorRead More >
Vice President congratulates IIT Madras for their new science and tech magazine ‘Shaastra’
The Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday congratulated IIT Madras for coming out with a science and technology magazine ‘Shaastra’, stating that it would benefit those keen on knowing the latest developments in the field of science and innovation.Read More >
Apeejay Faridabad applauds innate kindness and humanity with Aham Brahmasmi theme on Annual Appreciation Day
To celebrate the eclectic achievements of its students, Apeejay School, Faridabad, recently held its Annual Appreciation Day for the academic year 2021-22. The virtual event was graced by Sanjay Joon, IAS, Commissioner, Faridabad division, Faridabad, as the Chief Guest, and Ms A Mona Sreenivas, IAS, Director (Coordination), Election Commission of India, as the Guest of Honour.
Singapore based Edtech company Cialfo raises $40 million
Singapore-based edtech Cialfo has announced that it has raised $40 million in Series B funding, led by Square Peg and SEEK Investments. The round, that also saw participation from returning investors SIG Global, Vulcan Capital, DLF Ventures, January Capital and Lim Teck Lee, brings Cialfo’s total raised so far to $55 million, including a $15 million Series A announced in February 2021.
IGNOU launches two new BA courses in Urdu and Sanskrit for the 2022 session
The school of humanities at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has introduced two new programmes, Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Sanskrit (BASKH) and Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Urdu (BAUDH). These would begin from the January 2022 academic session.