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Encourage research for such products which can be commercialised: HRD Minister

The Ministry's Innovation Cell showcased more than 70 top students' innovation from across India at the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).

National Education Policy will transform education sector: HRD minister

Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' was speaking at a felicitation programme organised here on Sunday for around 40 students who succeeded in academics despite facing hardships


Peace can prevail only when India is powerful: HRD Minister Pokhriyal

The HRD Minister termed Kota as "Kashi and pilgrim of education" during his speech. He also said India is proud to have offered the world the unique "guru-shishya parampara".

NCTE to launch course for training school counselors

The course will be available from the coming academic year 2021. For those who have a BA in Psychology, a one-year diploma course would be available to make them trained counsellors.

NCERT, its constituents play key role in strengthening nation's foundation: HRD minister

"NCERT and all its constituent units play a significant role in strengthening the foundation of the nation through its curriculum and textbooks," Nishank said

'NISHTHA': HRD ministry's new programme to train over 42 lakh teachers

"India has traditionally been known for leadership in education and teacher preparation. For thousands of years, Indian teachers were considered as vishwa guru," HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said


Union HRD Minister inaugurates new Kendriya Vidyalaya Nanded building

Addressing the gathering, the minister asked students to do something more apart from excelling in studies. "The students need to develop self-confidence and should take the nation to greater heights," the minister said

IITs crucial for making India world education leader: HRD Minister

"The IITs have an important role to play in the realisation of this goal," Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said. He said culture should be joined with education, so that the individual has an enduring and firm foundation for growth.

HRD's new initiative to save 10 crore litres of water daily with help of school students

Students are expected to be taught about water conservation practices. If each student saves one litre of water daily, the nation will save 10 crore litres of water daily, as per the HRD.

States, UTs to play important role in framing draft New Education Policy: HRD minister

The education policy is for the whole country and everyone's participation in the country's policy should be ensured, said Nishank

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Strict action will be taken: Rajnath on JNU issue

New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): Speaking about an event at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that whatever happened at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was inappropriate. He said strict action will be taken against the anti-national elements. He added that if anyone raises anti-India slogans and tries to raise question on nation's unity and integrity, they would not be spared. Union Minister for Human Resource and Development (HRD) Smriti Irani also echoed similar sentiments, saying that academic institutions have the responsibility of following principles and thereby it should be kept in mind that institutions are respected. She added, “Nation can never tolerate any insult to Mother India:”