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Prakash Javadekar for more autonomy to premier institutes

Prakash Javadekar for more autonomy to premier institutes

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday stressed on the importance of research and innovation and said the Centre wants to give more autonomy to premier institutes of higher learning where the government's role will be that of a facilitator, not controller.

Improving quality of education a major challenge: Javadekar

Improving the quality of education is still a major challenge in the country, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday.

Prakash Javadekar asks IIM chiefs for plan to increase students intake

Prakash Javadekar asks IIM chiefs for plan to increase students intake

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said the IIMs would also participate in the new initiative of the government to make 20 world-class universities/institutes.

Schools asked to make Divyang-friendly facilities: Javadekar

Schools asked to make Divyang-friendly facilities: Javadekar

"We will make a lot of provisions for Divyang students across the country in our upcoming new education policy," Javadekar said.

Centre plans to introduce quota for faculty at IIMs

Centre plans to introduce quota for faculty at IIMs

Union HRD Ministry has proposed to introduce reservation in teaching positions at Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and will hold talks with the chiefs of these premier B-schools in this regard.

Target to roll out National Academic Depository by 2017: Prakash Javadekar

Target to roll out National Academic Depository by 2017: Prakash Javadekar

The NAD is an initiative of the HRD Ministry to maintain a national-level database of all academic qualifications from secondary school certificate to university and professional certificates.
 

Reaching out to out-of-school children vital: Javadekar

Reaching out to out-of-school children vital: Javadekar

"There is a vital need to reach out to children who are still out of school," Javadekar said while stressing on the need to involve communities in education.

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar clarifies on Nehru, Patel gaffe - Here's what he said

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar clarifies on Nehru, Patel gaffe - Here's what he said

Remarks by Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar about how the British dealt with icons of Indian freedom struggle on Wednesday touched off a controversy, forcing him to issue a clarification.

Prakash Javadekar rewrites history! Watch video to know what he said about Netaji, Nehru and Patel

Prakash Javadekar rewrites history! Watch video to know what he said about Netaji, Nehru and Patel

In a major embarrassment for the government, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar, Monday, said that former PM Jawaharlal Nehru and ex-home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose were hanged.

Prakash Javadekar commits a blooper, says Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patel, Subhas Chandra Bose were hanged

Prakash Javadekar commits a blooper, says Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patel, Subhas Chandra Bose were hanged

Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar seems to have rewritten history!

Union HRD Minister backs accreditation body status for IITs, IIMs

Union HRD Minister backs accreditation body status for IITs, IIMs

"We are going to float an idea in which IITs and IIMs will be asked to become accreditation bodies so that there will be multiple choices for the institutes," the minister said.

Quality education focus of New Education Policy: Javadekar

Quality education focus of New Education Policy: Javadekar

The minister said suggestions on the draft education policy are welcome and a deadline for comments on the draft was extended till September 15 this year.

Sushant Rohilla suicide: Protests rock Amity Law School, Noida; Suhel Seth wants Prakash Javadekar to interfere

Sushant Rohilla suicide: Protests rock Amity Law School, Noida; Suhel Seth wants Prakash Javadekar to interfere

Protests on Tuesday rocked Amity law School in Noida over the suicide of 21-year-old BA LLB student Sushant Rohilla.

No tinkering with quota, minority education: Javadekar

Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the government was not tinkering with the provisions for reservation or minority education institutions.

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurates IIT-Raipur

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday inaugurated the Indian Institute of Technology-Raipur on the Government Engineering College campus here and interacted with children from the Maoist-affected areas of Chhattisgarh.

Assam exempted from giving Aadhar number for UGC scholarships

The Centre has exempted Assam from the purview of compulsory 'Aadhaar' number required for availing UGC scholarships for higher education.

Javadekar to inaugurate IIT Jammu campus on Aug 6

Javadekar to inaugurate IIT Jammu campus on Aug 6

Ninety students have been enrolled at IIT Jammu - 30 each in computer science, electrical and mechanical engineering for the academic session.

Jammu, Tirupati among six places to get IITs

Jammu, Tirupati among six places to get IITs

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said the IITs are the centre of excellence and they will continue to remain like that.

Issues related to NIT Srinagar resolved: HRD Minister

NIT in Srinagar had witnessed trouble, triggered by a clash between local and outstation students over a T-20 World Cup match on March 31. 

To give shape to new education policy, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar meets RSS leaders

To give shape to new education policy, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar meets RSS leaders

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, who was recently given the Human Resource Development portfolio, is reported to have held closed-door talks with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on the new national education policy.