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20 IIITs set up under Public-Private Partnership yet to start dual degree courses: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

December 03, 2019 2:05 pm

In the 20 IIITs established under Public-Private-Partnership and one centrally-funded IIIT, infrastructure is in developing stage, hence they are unable to introduce dual degree courses.

Not possible to have uniform education syllabus across country: HRD Minister Pokhriyal

December 02, 2019 7:09 pm

According to the minister, the common core of NCF includes history of India's freedom movement and constitutional obligations. These elements cut across subject areas and need to be designed to promote values such as India's common cultural heritage, he said.

Centre's committee to inspect 'shop-like schools' in Delhi comprises of 'yes-men': HC

November 30, 2019 12:56 pm

The court said the committee to inspect 'shop-like schools' operating in the capital comprises of persons who are bound to say "yes-yes" and not find anything wrong.

Will bring job-oriented education policy: HRD Minister Nishank

November 30, 2019 12:39 pm

Meanwhile, the Students Federation of India (SFI) under its HPU unit head Ravindra and secretary Gaurav staged a protest against "anti-education policies" of the Centre.

HRD Ministry-appointed panel concludes meetings in JNU, to submit recommendations next week

November 24, 2019 1:57 pm

The three-member committee, including former UGC chairman V S Chauhan, AICTE chairman Anil Sahasrabudhe and UGC secretary Rajnish Jain visited JNU campus to meet students' union representatives.

Centre is working to scrap school examinations from 2021: MHRD

November 24, 2019 11:52 am

The HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has given its approval to work on the evaluation module, and the ministry will soon communicate the boards to work on the '5+3+3+4' structure, as informed by an HRD official.

Over 2 lakh suggestions on New Education Policy being examined: HRD Minister

November 21, 2019 10:41 pm

"The NEP drafted by K Kasturirangan has been kept in the public domain. More than two lakh suggestions have been received on the draft NEP. Each suggestion is widely being analysed," Pokhriyal said

CBSE Board class 10th, 12th examination fees hike on 'no profit no loss' principle: HRD Minister

November 23, 2019 11:48 am

CBSE Board Class 10th, 12th Examination Fees: The fees for general category students for Classes 10 and 12 were doubled from Rs 750 to Rs 1,500 for five subjects

No final decision yet on merger of UGC, AICTE: HRD minister

November 21, 2019 6:42 pm

University Grants Commission regulates the universities across the country and AICTE acts as a regulator for engineering, pharmacy, management and other technical education colleges.

All schools, colleges in Jammu Kashmir open; attendance 98%: Government

November 20, 2019 6:23 pm

Currently, the examinations for 10th and 12th standard are going on and there has been over 98 per cent attendance of students, Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in a written statement to Rajya Sabha.


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:”