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Curricula model at national-level doesn't do justice to state or local-level problems

December 25, 2020 8:56 am

Most developmental innovations such as the anganwadi, mid-day meals, water management, consumer and producer cooperatives, have come from the states.

Explained: India's National Education Policy, 2020

August 13, 2021 3:06 pm

New Education Policy 2020: A look at the proposals on curriculum, courses and medium of instruction, and the takeaways for students, schools and universities.

Over 10 lakh teaching posts vacant in govt elementary schools across India

February 13, 2020 1:43 pm

Data also revealed that out of total 28 states and eight Union Territories (UTs), there are only a dozen states and UTs that have less than 10 per cent vacancies.

Telling Numbers: In higher education, dropout rates decline in last five years

February 11, 2020 7:06 am

This trend has been achieved by taking a number of corrective measures to minimise the dropout, which include appointment of advisors to monitor the academic progress of students and peer-assisted learning, the ministry said.

HRD: States getting more funds but spending less on education

November 03, 2019 11:19 am

The Union government, in 2016, had rationalised the Centre-State funding pattern of many centrally sponsored schemes, including the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. The funds sharing pattern of SSA between the Centre and the states changed from 65:35 to 60:40.

Delhi caps weight of school bags for classes 1 to 10

December 02, 2018 5:45 pm

The decision of the Delhi Directorate of Education follows Centre's order and guidelines for capping the weight of school bags for classes one to ten

HRD: Domestic ranking of Indian institutions by April 2016

December 10, 2015 12:55 pm

The new ranking will encourage domestic institutions to compete and improve

Teachers’ Day: Many city schools can’t screen Modi address on same day

September 04, 2014 1:07 am

Schools claim they are yet to receive an official notification from state.

IIT Kharagpur wants whistleblower out

July 04, 2014 12:47 am

The SC once called Prof Kumar one of the “unsung heroes who helped improve the system”.

Higher spending on education: Smriti Irani

May 28, 2014 12:25 am

The youngest in the Modi Cabinet spoke of the importance of consensus building even as the Congress questioned how a non-graduate could be made HRD minister.


Smriti Irani to address rally in Durgapur

January 27, 2016 8:58 am

Durgapur (West Bengal), Jan 27 (ANI): Preparations are in full swing for Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani's rally in Durgapur district of West Bengal on Wednesday. People and supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have gathered to be a part of this rally. With the 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections round the corner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is targeting fringe districts that share borders with Bangladesh to begin their election poll campaign.

Kejriwal attacks Smriti Irani over Hyderabad suicide case

January 21, 2016 9:47 am

Hyderabad, Jan 21 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited the University of Hyderabad on Thursday. Addressing the students, Kejriwal flayed the Centre over Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani's clarification over the death of a Dalit scholar. He said the issue is not about Dalits but ‘injustice’. He strongly condemned the ‘caste angle’ given to Rohith Vemula's death by Smriti Irani. He added that it is shameful that the minister used words like ‘extremist’, ‘casteist’ and ‘anti-national’ in her letter.

Irani ‘lied’ to nation over Dalit scholar’s death: Congress

January 21, 2016 8:22 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Thursday attacked Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Smriti Irani for “lying” and giving “false” information to the nation about the Dalit scholar suicide case. Randeep said both Irani and her Cabinet colleague Bandaru Dattatreya should be sacked immediately for allegedly putting pressure on the university to suspend five Dalit students, including Rohith Vemula who committed suicide.He added that this shows that BJP and its government can go to any extent to support their people.