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Decision on reopening schools, colleges on April 14 after reviewing coronavirus situation: HRD Minister

April 05, 2020 4:02 pm

"We will review the situation on April 14 and depending upon the circumstances, a decision will be taken on whether schools and colleges can be reopened now or have to be closed for more time," Pokhriyal said

Coronavirus outbreak: UGC tells varsities to postpone exams, suspends evaluation process

March 19, 2020 2:16 pm

Coronavirus outbreak: The universities have been requested to postpone examinations scheduled to be conducted till March 31, 2020

After CBSE, CISCE postpones ICSE, ISC exams

March 19, 2020 3:17 pm

The ICSE, ISC examinations scheduled till March 31 have been postponed. The council will notify the new dates soon after re-assessment of the situation

HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal felicitates KV student Harsh Pandit

February 13, 2020 12:11 pm

The class 7 student of Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 2, GCF Jabalpur started his marathon on January 26 from Jabalpur and covered 900 km in 18 days to reach New Delhi.

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

Extension of admission concessions for Kashmiri Migrants to Kashmiri Pandits within existing quota: MHRD

November 17, 2019 2:12 pm

The ministry decided that the concessions available for Kashmiri migrants will also be available to non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits or Kashmiri Hindu families for admission into higher educational institutions in other parts of the country from the 2020-21 academic session

Assessment in school education to be transformed by 2022, NCERT to develop guidelines soon: HRD

November 03, 2019 12:35 pm

The HRD Ministry has proposed in the final draft of NEP that to eliminate the "high stakes" aspect of board exams, all students will be allowed to take board exams on up to two occasions during any given school year and the examination be made "easier"

HRD to release coffee table book on 90 years of CBSE

October 31, 2019 7:09 pm

The book which will be released on Friday by Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' also has a mention of the schools which have completed over 100 years


Opposition parties back privilege motion against Union HRD Minister Irani

March 01, 2016 7:18 am

New Delhi/Patna, March 01 (ANI): Opposition leaders on Tuesday backed the step to move a privilege motion against Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani in the Lok Sabha (LS). Congress leaders K C Venugopal and Ranjeet Ranjan today gave the privilege motion against Irani, citing her arrogance and blatant lies as the reason for doing so.The privilege motion against Irani is being moved with regard to the discussion related to the suicide of PhD scholar Rohith Vemula in August last year.

Dalit scholar’s suicide: BJP backs Irani’s clarification

January 21, 2016 9:41 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Thursday backed Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani's clarification on the Dalit scholar’s suicide case and accused the Congress of dividing the society by “playing politics” on such a sensitive issue. Irani had yesterday hit back at the critics and said that the suicide was not a ‘Dalit vs Non-Dalit confrontation’.