HRD Ministry News
President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday (August 17) gave his nod to the change in name of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) as Ministry of Education. It may be recalled that the name change was one among the many recommendations of the draft new National Education Policy (NEP), which was cleared during a meeting of the Union Cabinet in July. On Monday, a gazette notification was published announcing that President Kovind had given his assent to change the name of HRD ministry to Ministry of Education.
Miranda House of Delhi University has bagged the top rank among colleges in India for the fourth consecutive year in the NIRF Rankings. Miranda House (DU) scored 77.23 out of 100 to emerge as the best college followed by Lady Shri Ram College for Women and Hindu College (Delhi University) in the second and third place respectively.