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Government could bring ordinance if SC rejects reservation of faculties in universities

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said in Lok Sabha that the government can "bring an ordinance if its review petition filed in the top court is rejected".

Feb 11, 2019, 12:49 PM IST

Bring ordinance on reservation roster for teaching positions, Manoj Jha writes to Javadekar

The UGC had announced in March that an individual department should be considered as the base unit to calculate the number of teaching posts to be reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates following an order by the Allahabad High Court in April in 2017.

Jan 27, 2019, 10:51 AM IST

Centre eyeing Rs 1 lakh crore push for higher education infrastructure upgrades: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

The push will be rolled out through the Higher Education Funding Agency (HEFA) over the next four years, Javadekar said.

Jun 19, 2018, 08:08 AM IST

Paika Rebellion to be named as First War of Independence: HRD minister

Paika rebellion of 1817 will find a place in the history books as 'the First War of Independence' from the next academic session, HRD Minister said on Monday.

Oct 23, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik asks HRD minister Prakash Javedkar to check CBSE result discrepancies in state

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday sought the urgent personal intervention of Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar to address the discrepancies in CBSE class 12 results of the state's students.

May 30, 2017, 21:06 PM IST

HRD Ministry won't intervene in moderation policy row: Prakash Javadekar

Moderation policy refers to a practice in which students get extra marks in subjects regarded 'unusually difficult'.

May 28, 2017, 17:19 PM IST

CBSE toppers want to be 'economist, politician, IAS officer, engineer': HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

Soon after results of the Senior Secondary Examination (Class 12) conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) were announced, Union Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar on Sunday congratulated the candidates for their successful results, lauding them for their hard work and determination to achieve their goal.

May 28, 2017, 12:38 PM IST

CBSE will declare results on time: Javadekar

"It is natural that students across the country are eagerly awaiting their results. I want to tell them that there is no need to panic as CBSE will declare the results on time," Javadekar told reporters.

May 25, 2017, 22:22 PM IST

Schools reduced to just come, eat and go: Javadekar

Many schools had become just mid-day meal schools and the students were not failed or detained in a particular class, after the passage of Right to Education law, HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday.

Apr 06, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

JNU got best varsity award for good work, not hostage 'drama': Javadekar

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday that Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) got the best university award for its good work and not for the controversy last year during which the Vice Chancellor was taken hostage.

Mar 28, 2017, 21:18 PM IST

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar reels out data in Rajya Sabha to counter questions over EVMs

With some parties raising questions over EVMs, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday sought to counter the Opposition contention by citing comparative data on votes polled in the elections.

Mar 22, 2017, 23:00 PM IST

Class 10 board exam for CBSE schools to be reintroduced from 2017-18: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

Government will reintroduce compulsory class X board examination for CBSE schools from the 2017-18 academic year.

Nov 14, 2016, 22:04 PM IST

HRD Minister Javedkar flays Manipur for non-cooperation

Javedkar said the sports university cannot be constructed and the NH 37 cannot be improved in Manipur as the state government has not extended cooperation.

Oct 03, 2016, 18:22 PM IST

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.

Aug 07, 2016, 23:07 PM IST

PM introduces new ministers in Lok Sabha

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced his new ministers to the Lok Sabha on the first day of the Monsoon Session today.

Jul 18, 2016, 12:27 PM IST

Views of all sections important for education policy: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that views of all ideological sections are needed for the formulation of a New Education Policy (NEP) even as he emphasised on encouraging research and innovation for sustainable development.

Jul 13, 2016, 00:18 AM IST

Improving quality of education biggest challenge: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

Newly elevated Cabinet Minister Prakash Javadekar, who will take charge of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) on Thursday, has said improving the quality of education was the "biggest challenge".

Jul 06, 2016, 23:06 PM IST

Education not a subject of party politics: Javadekar

Asserting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a vision to improve the quality of education and make it more meaningful, Javadekar said education should be seen as an "emancipator" and "agent of change" and he would come out with a roadmap after consultations with the PM and others including Irani.

Jul 06, 2016, 12:16 PM IST

Improving quality of education biggest challenge: Javadekar

"Education provide meaning and value to life. The biggest challenge today is to improve the quality of education. Every parent work hard to send their children to school. Their only desire is that the children should get quality education," Javadekar said.

Jul 06, 2016, 12:03 PM IST

Cabinet expansion: Prakash Javadekar is new HRD Minister, Smriti Irani sent to Textiles Ministry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inducted 19 new faces in Union Cabinet.

Jul 05, 2016, 21:39 PM IST