A ruling BJP MP Wednesday embarrassed the government by saying in Lok Sabha that the mid-day meal scheme, sponsored by the Centre, has become "poisonous meal", leading to strong objection from HRD Minister Smriti Irani.
The Ministry of Human Resource Development will celebrate on Saturday the `Matribhasha Divas` with the objective of sensitising people on the need to impart communication skills and proficiency in mother tongue.
The government has mooted the development of the e-learning curriculum in Sindhi and the uploading of rare books in the national e-library in an attempt to promote the language, an official statement said on Thursday.
One of the world's biggest book fairs, the nine-day New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), that was inguagrated by the Union Minister for Human Resource Development Smriti Irani on February 14, will continue till Februay 22 at Pragati Maidan.
Cultural tolerance and respect for women should be the key in educational models, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said while strongly favouring imparting education that inculcates values and develops good character among students.
Union Minister Smriti Irani today said a special 'centre for tourism hospitality' will be constructed in the IIM campus here, in which students from across the country, interested in learning hospitality management can enroll themselves.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday summoned Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi in the wake of vandalisation of a prominent Christian school in South Delhi's Vasant Vihar area and directed him to come down hard against those involved in such attacks.
In yet another incident which raises serious concerns over safety of institutions linked to the minorities, a Christian school located in south Delhi's Vasant Vihar was allegedly vandalised by some unknown persons late on Thursday.
Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani has taken note of the letter written by parents of a 17-year-old, who allegedly committed suicide last month after being upbraided by her school teachers, and will be speaking to them on the matter shortly.
The Union Human Resource Development Ministry has said that it will ask the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to publish 'Veergatha', a book on brave heroes, in consultation with the Ministry of Defence.
Human Resource Development Minister Smriti irani Tuesday directed the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to compile a book on martyrs, who have sacrificed their lives for the cause of freedom.
Attacking both Congress and AAP, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Monday claimed that what the BJP has achieved in the last 7 months the 'grand old party' would have taken 60 years to do so, and accused the 'newest party' of "running away" after being voted to power.
Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday said the Rotary Club of India has partnered with her ministry to help one lakh children, who had stopped going to school due to various reasons, to continue with their education.