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At least 15 crore children, youths out of formal education system: Dharmendra Pradhan

August 12, 2021 1:09 pm

"After 75 years of independence day, the statistics of literate population has reached 80 per cent. Which means 20 per cent population or roughly around 25 crore are still below the primary definition of literacy," he said.

Education Minister to discuss 'Vision of making India a global knowledge superpower’ today

August 27, 2020 10:45 am

BJP had earlier opposed the UPA-2 government on 'The Foreign Educational Institutions (Regulation of Entry and Operations) Bill, 2010' It was criticised as there were assumptions that it can raise the cost of education through higher tuition fees

Education Minister to go live on Monday to discuss NEP 2020

August 08, 2020 4:20 pm

The live discussion, 'The New Education Policy readying and preparing students for the world' will be hosted on August 10 at 5 pm. It would be telecast live through Twitter and Facebook.

When are schools re-opening? Here's what we know so far

August 09, 2020 10:59 pm

School Re-opening: States like Assam, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Goa are considering re-opening schools in September, but this will not mean a complete resumption of the previous system. The new normal will include open classes, staggered entry and alternative day classes among other measures.

HRD Minister launches alternative academic calendar for Classes 6 to 8

August 03, 2020 3:36 pm

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank in his tweet mentioned, "Alternative Academic Calendar for upper primary stage (Classes VI to VIII) for four weeks was released earlier. I have launched the academic calendar for the next eight weeks today."

AICTE chairman reaches NIT Hamirpur for conducting inquiry against former director

July 22, 2020 2:50 pm

The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry had recently constituted a one-man committee headed by Sahasrabudhe for holding an inquiry into alleged irregularities in recruitment and purchases by former NIT Hamirpur director Professor Vinod Yadava.

HRD Ministry's to launch psycho-social support helpline Manodarpan

July 20, 2020 4:16 pm

While this is to support students after clearing school-level exams, the same has not gone down well with college students who are calling the move "hypocritic".  Many students claim they have been under mental agony due to the decision to hold final year exams amid pandemic.

Create database of students who migrated due to COVID-19: HRD Ministry to states, UTs

July 15, 2020 7:57 am

While all care must be taken to ensure that their names are not struck off the rolls (as the possibility of their return anytime is always there), their numbers may be reported class-wise to the Directorate of Education to compensate for any input costs to be incurred by the school, said the HRD Ministry

After CBSE, Rajasthan govt plans to reduce syllabus for the commencing session

July 09, 2020 4:21 pm

The Board of Secondary Education Rajasthan has been asked to decide on reducing the syllabus, tweeted education minister Govind Singh Dotasra

CBSE syllabus row: Several topics excluded, don't bring politics into education, says HRD Minister

July 09, 2020 5:08 pm

HRD Minister said schools have been asked to teach these topics by following the alternative academic calendar, however, these topics will not make it to the board exams.


Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Class 6, 9 results 2020: Websites to check result

June 19, 2020 4:20 pm

The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) released the result for the Jawahar Navodyala Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) for admission to classes 6 and 9 on Friday, June 19. Check results at the websites-,


Strict action will be taken: Rajnath on JNU issue

February 12, 2016 8:18 am

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:”