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Human Resource Development (HRD)


One education policy for all states not viable, says expert

August 16, 2020 7:02 pm

Certain facets of the New Education Policy (NEP 2020), such as redesigning of Class 10 board exams and reforms in primary school, "lack clarity", an expert said

Super 30 fame Anand Kumar writes to HRD, asks for educational TV channel

April 30, 2020 6:25 pm

Proposing a solution, he said, "Every household has a television set and having an exclusive DD education channel, with separate time slots for different classes, will be easily accessible to people of all economic strata across the country."

HRD Ministry flags graft in key scheme: Handwritten cab bills for Rs 1.2 crore

January 27, 2020 10:05 am

PMO informed of Rs 2-cr claims by RUSA coordinator; Rs 23 lakh for trips by ex-joint secretary & her family.

After West Bengal and Gujarat, Odisha scraps no-detention policy

November 06, 2019 5:58 pm

The no-detention policy in classes 5 and 8 was scrapped with the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Act moved by the central government, passed in both Houses in the winter session this year.

Govt’s first move to allow foreign universities to set up campuses here

September 20, 2019 7:46 am

This, effectively, reverses the BJP’s earlier stand on the Foreign Educational Institutions Bill moved by the UPA-II government.

A day in the life of a Class 1 student’s school bag: Sahil’s world in a bag

December 16, 2018 6:14 pm

The Centre recently issued guidelines fixing upper limits on the weight of school bags. The journey of one such bag in Lucknow and what matters most for its 9-yr-old owner — money for snacks, gravel to play with and his pencil box that he won’t share with anyone.

36 per cent teachers' posts vacant at eight IITs, says RTI reply

December 02, 2018 5:17 pm

The IITs of Mumbai (IIT Bombay), Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai (IIT Madras), Roorkee and Varanasi currently have 65,824 students, but only 4,049 teachers against 6,318 approved posts.

JD(U) MP writes to Prakash Javadekar demanding scrapping of admission quota in government-aided schools

July 20, 2017 6:53 pm

Harivansh said it is his request to scrap the quota which lies with the MPs in order to facilitate admissions, adding that such preparations be done by the Centre so that people do not have to go door-to-door for their children’s admission.

No official word on plan to screen PM’s speech: Schools

September 01, 2014 1:10 am

Prime Minister’s address to students will be broadcast to nearly 20 crore youngsters across India, says HRD ministry

HRD plans Patil gift: Central varsity in Amravati

May 02, 2012 12:51 am

Even as the political scene has heated up over determining President Pratibha Patil’s successor,the stage is set for her farewell.