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HRD's new initiative to save 10 crore litres of water daily with help of school students

Students are expected to be taught about water conservation practices. If each student saves one litre of water daily, the nation will save 10 crore litres of water daily, as per the HRD.

B.Ed, D.El.Ed certificates to go online, HRD launches portal

NCTE opens the website, ncte.gov.in/optrms to obtain verification certificates required at the time of applying for jobs. Only those who are from authentic institutes will get certificates. A fee of Rs 200 per certificate to be applicable, the offline process to continue as well.


Delhi Confidential: Language Choices

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank is not the only Union minister who insists that his staff draft proposals in Hindi.

New BEd integrated course to start from this session: Ramesh Pokhriyal

The minister also told the House that seven lakh teachers in the country had been trained till 2015.

Delhi Confidential: Wrong Timing

Modi, who had told BJP MPs last week that he is keeping a check on ministers absent from Parliament during their roster, is present for Question Hour on Thursdays, when the PMO is asked questions.

No proposal to recognise one-year Master's degree from foreign countries: HRD Ministry

"As per the current policy, equivalence is accorded by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) only for those Master's degree awarded by approved, recognised or accredited foreign universities that are of two-year duration," Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said.


Lok Sabha clears bill to set up central, tribal universities in Andhra

The Tribal University will provide instructional and research facilities in tribal art, culture and customs and advancement in technology to the tribal population of India.

Over 36% schools in India without electricity: HRD minister

"As per Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE) report, 2017-18, 63.14 per cent schools have power supply," he said. According to the report, Assam has least number of schools with electricity at 24.28 per cent, followed by Meghalaya at 26.34 per cent.

No proposal to implement common salary package for CBSE teachers: HRD Ministry

"No proposal is under consideration to implement a common salary package for teachers working in Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools across the country," Nishank said.

Bill for central, tribal universities in Andhra Pradesh in Lok Sabha

The two universities will increase access and quality of higher education and also promote avenues of higher education for the people of the state.