July 06, 2017 6:18 am
Anil Kakodkar, after the President formally approves his appointment, will succeed Professor Ashok Mishra. Although the institute had suggested another term for Mishra, the ministry forwarded Kakodkar’s name for the job.
November 26, 2015 2:08 am
A recent advertisement brought out by the government for the post of IIT Delhi director states that the search-cum-selection panel will consider applications as well as “nominations received from eminent persons”.
August 04, 2015 2:51 am
The ministry added former NCERT director Parvin Sinclair had sought 'premature repatriation' from her post on 'personal grounds'.
June 24, 2015 6:11 am
ICHR Member Secy Gopinath Ravindran last week became the fourth official of a major academic/research institution to resign; two others have blamed the HRD Ministry. Report
May 23, 2015 7:46 am
Kakodkar alleged the ministry adopted "too casual a process for such an important activity" and that he "can’t be a party to it".
March 28, 2015 8:45 am
As many as 37 candidates for the director’s job at IIT Patna, Bhubaneswar and Ropar had been shortlisted.
March 23, 2015 1:53 am
The panel, however, went ahead and zeroed down on three names, which have been forwarded to the President.
March 19, 2015 3:15 am
Congress spokesperson Rajeev Gowda said “the HRD minister has become a habitual offender of continuous interference” and urged the Prime Minister to intervene.
March 18, 2015 1:09 am
Kakodkar resigned on March 12 after “disagreement” over the choice of an IIT director, sources said.
October 04, 2014 10:24 am
These advertisements have been put up in the form of large hoardings and banners in different parts of the state, including in Pune.