Human Resource Development

Amid coronavirus COVID-19 spread, class 9 and 11 students to be promoted on school-based assessments

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced that it will conduct the board examinations for only main subjects that will be required for promotion and may be crucial for admissions in higher educational institutions. The CBSE took the decision after a directive from the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD). 

Apr 01, 2020, 20:52 PM IST

IITs asked to come up with action plan to improve global ranking

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank chaired the 53rd meeting of the Council of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) at IIT-Delhi on Friday.

Sep 27, 2019, 21:58 PM IST

Twist in missing HRD official death case: It's not Jha's body, claims family

The victim's family has demanded a postmortem. 

Dec 15, 2017, 13:44 PM IST

New education policy by December end, will be more modern, research-oriented: Javadekar

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said the first draft of the new National Education Policy will come out by December end.

Nov 12, 2017, 17:36 PM IST

Union Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey appointed Uttar Pradesh BJP chief

Mahendra Nath Pandey will replace Keshav Prasad Maurya as UP BJP chief.

Sep 01, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

200 Kendriya Vidyalayas, 125 Navodaya Vidyalayas running headless: Report

New Delhi: At least 200 Kendriya Vidyalayas and 125 Navodaya Vidyalayas across the country have no principals, as per a report submitted to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD).

Apr 19, 2017, 19:31 PM IST

Javadekar launches Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan app, website

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday launched the website and a mobile application for Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), a cent

Apr 17, 2017, 18:13 PM IST

Drop sedition charge against students, Panjab university tells police

A day after Chandigarh Police booked 66 students on sedition charges after violence on the Panjab University campus here over fee hike, university authorities on Wednesday sought the dropping of the serious charge.

Apr 12, 2017, 19:11 PM IST

NIRF 2017: HRD Ministry to announce national ranking today

Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar will release the India Rankings 2017 of National Institutional Ranking Framework- NIRF in New Delhi today.

Apr 03, 2017, 09:53 AM IST

'Govt's redraft education policy in two to three months'

Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar today said the government is on the verge of completing its redraft education policy and hopes to release it in two to three months.

Mar 17, 2017, 23:11 PM IST

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.

Aug 12, 2016, 14:01 PM IST

Centre to bring out books on freedom fighters from North East: Smriti Irani

The HRD minister said she would travel to the North East to launch them, beginning with the book on Gaidinliu.

Jan 24, 2016, 23:51 PM IST

AMU, Jamia are not minority institutions: MoS HRD Ram Shankar Katheria

Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Ram Shankar Katheria on Tuesday said Jamia Milia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University are not minority institutions, days after the Attorney General gave similar opinion to the government on the matter.

Jan 19, 2016, 19:27 PM IST

HRD ministry nod needed for signing MoU with foreign partners

All major Central educational institutions will now have to take the HRD Ministry's nod for signing MoUs with foreign partners in case the agreements have financial implications on the government.

Sep 17, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

75 cases of sexual harassment in higher educational institutes

Seventy five cases of sexual harassment cases in higher educational institutes have been reported from across the country between April 2014 and March this year, 27 of which are from Delhi alone, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Jul 22, 2015, 18:27 PM IST

Delhi tops in sexual harassment cases in colleges

Delhi has the maximum number of complaints of sexual harassment in educational institutions, the government said on Wednesday.

Jul 22, 2015, 18:27 PM IST

HRD Minister Smriti Irani gets new PS

 IAS officer M Imkongla Jamir has been appointed as new Private Secretary to Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani.

Jul 22, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

IIT admission fees of UP brothers will be waived off: Smriti Irani

HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday announced that IIT admission fees of Partapgarh brothers Raju and Brijesh, sons of a daily wager, would be waived even as support poured in from several quarters including Congress MP Rahul Gandhi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

Jun 20, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

Decision to revoke ban on APSC lies with IIT Madras students' council: Irani

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said the decision to revoke the ban imposed by Indian institute of Technology (IIT) Madras on Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle (APSC) lies with the students` council of the institution, and added that such a move cannot be taken on the basis of a `whim` of a political organisation.

May 30, 2015, 22:18 PM IST

Smriti Irani informs RS about actions taken by UGC against fake universities

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani has said that the University Grants Commission (UGC) has initiated several actions against the fake universities.

Apr 28, 2015, 11:11 AM IST