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JNU students clash with police at fee hike protest; HRD minister stranded at convocation for hours

The students are demanding the withdrawal of the draft hostel manual, in which service charges of Rs 1,700 were introduced and the one-time mess security fee, which is refundable, has been hiked from Rs 5,500 to Rs 12,000.

JNU protests: HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal stuck inside auditorium for 3 hours

Hundreds of students protested outside the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) auditorium today where 'Nishank' along with Vice President Venkaiah Naidu had gone to attend the third convocation ceremony of JNU. The auditorium is around 3 km away from JNU.


New education policy will be India-centric: HRD minister

The NEP covers elementary to college education and the first was promulgated in 1968 by the government of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi and the second by then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1986

HRD Minister to lay foundation stone of 6 new Kendriya Vidyalayas

The new Kendriya Vidyalayas will come up in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Odisha, Telangana.

HRD minister lays stone for IIM campus in Amritsar

The IIM campus would come up on 60,000 sq metres and have state-of-the-art facilities in the library, academic block and hostels, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said.

Council of IITs approves 3-year exit option for weak students with BSc in Engineering

The council for Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), chaired by Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank', approved the proposal on Friday. However, it has been left to the individual IITs to work out the modalities


2,200 faculty posts to be filled at NITs by December: HRD Ministry

The ministry also granted approval to the tenure track system for faculty recruitment and the council also decided to accept tuition fee waiver to SC, ST and physically handicapped students enrolled in MTech courses in NITs and IIEST.

HRD calls meeting on National Education Policy today

We want to give a final shape to the policy by October-end. The meeting will have discussions on the same. When the draft was put in the public domain, over 2 lakh suggestions and feedbacks were received, said a source.

Encourage research for such products which can be commercialised: HRD Minister

The Ministry's Innovation Cell showcased more than 70 top students' innovation from across India at the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).

Now people of J&K feel they have got freedom: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

Students in J&K will now be able to get benefits provided under the Right to Education Act and the mid-day meal scheme, the HRD Minister said.