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JEE Advanced results 2019: HRD Minister, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot congratulate toppers

JEE Advanced results 2019: Around 1.61 lakh candidates appeared for the exam, out of which 38,705 students have cleared the exam. HRD Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank congratulated students who cleared JEE Advanced.

Meet the new HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

Born in Pinani village now in Uttarakhand, Pokhriyal completed his graduation from Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Srinagar (Garhwal), and also did his Ph.D from the same institution


HRD panel wants national education commission, Indian knowledge systems in syllabus

A new education policy was part of the Bharatiya Janata Party's manifesto ahead of the 2014 general election. Apart from Kasturirangan, the committee had eight members, including mathematician Manjul Bhargava

Happy Mother's Day: HRD minister remembers 'teacher' mom, shares lessons learnt from her

Mother's Day 2019: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar remembered his late mother on International mother's day 2019 and shares life lessons his teacher mother taught him.

Karnataka NEET aspirants who missed exam due to train delay to get another chance

Following pressure and protests from students across the state, Karnataka CM H.D. Kumaraswamy had requested PM Modi, railway minister Piyush Goyal and HRD minister Javadekar to "ensure that students who have missed the opportunity today get another chance to write the #NEET2019 Exam." The exam will be conducted on May 20 along with candidates from Odisha where the same was postponed due to Cyclone Fani.

NCERT drops 3 chapters from Class 9, one on caste struggles

The decision to delete almost 70 pages from the textbook, titled India and the Contemporary World - I, is part of the curriculum rationalisation exercise initiated at HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar’s behest to reduce the burden on students.


Education spend rose to 4.6% of GDP, target 6%: HRD Minister

Saying that a "new India is emerging", Javadekar told graduating students of D Y Patil University that 'we need to take a decision to live for society'

National Science Day: HRD Ministry launched Rs 250 crore scheme 'STARS' to fund science projects

The ministry has approved funds worth Rs 250 crore for the scheme. These funds will be utilised to sponsor about 500 science projects. The selection of these projects would be done on the basis of competitions.The project will be coordinated by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.

HRD Ministry launches SHREYAS to skill non-technical students

Coursework of 1,000 hours will be added to BA, BCom and BSc programmes; out of which 250 hours each will be given to soft and ICT skilling and rest 500 hours will be dedicated to specific skill courses.

7th Pay Commission for teachers: UGC announces implementation date

7th Pay Commission: The revised special allowance per month for vice-chancellors, pro-vice-chancellors, principals in PG college and principal in undergraduate colleges will be Rs 11,250, Rs 9000, Rs 6750, and Rs 4500 respectively.

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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:”