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HRD Minister: 'Fee issue sorted, JNU students should call off protests'

January 14, 2020 9:38 am

The HRD Ministry said that the institutions of higher education should not be converted into a political arena.  The statement further said about 5,000 students had already registered for the new semester.

Basics our priority: HRD calls JNU students, officials today

January 10, 2020 7:16 am

Higher Education Secretary Amit Khare said that the Ministry will meet officials and members-elect of JNUSU to clarify issues that have arisen “because the two sides do not have proper communication”.

HRD gave JNU VC ultimatum last month during fee hike uproar, Secy was shunted out

January 09, 2020 9:05 am

V-C was told to accept Ministry formula or resign. Following the ultimatum on December 11, Kumar is learned to have agreed to the compromise, but he backtracked a day later.

JNU a premier university, should be maintained that way: HRD Ministry tells V-C

January 08, 2020 9:48 pm

Officials from HRD Ministry met the V-C to take stock of efforts being made by the varsity administration to restore normalcy on the campus.

Exempt us from faculty quotas, IIMs tell govt

January 01, 2020 1:45 pm

Last week, the 20 IIMs requested the HRD Ministry to add them to the list of “Institutions of Excellence” mentioned in the Schedule to the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Act 2019.

Higher education institutions should be allowed to invest surpluses in more asset classes: Ficci

December 28, 2019 5:26 pm

Surplus generated in the higher education system annually amounts to around Rs 15,000 crore, said ficci in its pre-budget suggestions to the HRD Ministry. Currently, these funds are invested in real estate and there are transparency issues in these investments, it said.

Postpone JEE Main 2020: Trade unions to HRD Minister

December 26, 2019 10:26 am

A united platform of 10 central trade unions on September 30 had given a call for a countrywide general strike on January 8 over the government's alleged failure to respond to demands of workers.

From promoting sports to creating smart classes, meet ICT awardee teachers

December 24, 2019 2:46 pm

Here is a list of top awardee teachers from across the country and their inspiring stories.

Amit Khare takes charge as Higher Education Secretary amid JNU protests

December 14, 2019 2:42 pm

The bureaucratic reshuffle comes amid an impasse between the HRD ministry and students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) regarding a hike in hostels fees.

HRD defers decision on hiking MTech tuition fee at IITs

December 11, 2019 10:11 am

The minutes state that the agenda item on reform of MTech programmes will be “further discussed in the next meeting of the IIT Council”.



Idea Exchange With V Ramgopal Rao, Director of IIT Delhi

July 22, 2018 7:10 am

The IIT Director talks about why the IITs face problems in breaking into top 100 in world rankings, the ‘fragmented education system’, and how the race for board marks and grind of coaching institutes are affecting the kind of students they get.

Four years of the Modi government: In education, what the HRD ministry did, is doing and failed to do

June 01, 2018 3:35 pm

Here’s what the many ministry of the HRD ministry did with education, in our series The Last Lap.