Centre sanctions Rs 80,000 crore development package for Jammu and Kashmir

The Centre's announcement is likely to give a major boost to the development of various sectors including education, tourism, infrastructure and create job opportunities for thousands of educated but unemployed Kashmiri youths.

Jan 22, 2020, 22:08 PM IST

Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020: PM Narendra Modi to tell students how to beat exam stress on January 20

The PM will interact with a cross-section of students and teachers from India and abroad on how to handle exam stress around 11 am January 20, 2020.

Jan 15, 2020, 14:46 PM IST

MHRD urges JNU students to end strike, asks UGC to bear service, utility charges for hostel residents

The MHRD also asked the UGC to bear the cost of service and utility charges for the hostel residents in JNU.

Jan 10, 2020, 22:19 PM IST

Removal of JNU Vice-Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar, not a solution, says HRD Ministry

After speaking to a JNU delegation, MHRD Secretary Amit Khare on Thursday said that the January 5 incident of violence is upsetting, adding that the MHRD is trying to address grievances of the students.

Jan 10, 2020, 10:51 AM IST

JNU delegation meets MHRD Secretary, demands removal of V-C M Jagadesh Kumar

Speaking on the turn of events at JNU, Amit Khare said that what happened was extremely sad and that students had a lot of grievances.

Jan 09, 2020, 21:08 PM IST

Jamia University submits fresh report to MHRD, demands judicial probe into police action

It is submitted that no permission to the police to enter inside the campus or library was given by university authorities, the varsity said in its report.

Dec 25, 2019, 21:53 PM IST

JNU student union reiterates demand before MHRD

Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) said that we hope that the administration and the MHRD will uphold the spirit of deliberations and dialogue as the best way to safeguard the interests of the student community.  

Dec 24, 2019, 14:14 PM IST

JNU students return to campus after day-long protest, 4 JNUSU members meet MHRD joint secretary

Four members of Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) including president Aishe Ghosh, vice president Saket Moon, general secretary Satish Chandra, joint secretary Mohd Danish on Monday met Ministry of Human Resources and Development joint secretary and put forward their demands to put an end to the ongoing protest by certain section of JNU students.

Nov 18, 2019, 23:47 PM IST

Include 'climate change, sustainability' as subjects in school curriculum: Haryana govt urges MHRD

The appeal to MHRD has been made by Haryana DyCM Dushyant Chautala who had urged Union HRD Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to include 'climate change and sustainability' as subjects in the education curriculum.

Nov 17, 2019, 07:46 AM IST

IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, BHU, University of Delhi & Hyderabad declared Institutions of Eminence

Letters of Intent were also issued to five private universities for accepting and sending their preparedness for being declared as IoE.

Sep 05, 2019, 16:40 PM IST

List of fake universities and unapproved institutions available on UGC, AICTE websites: Govt

The AICTE and UGC maintain a list of fake universities and unapproved institutions on their websites, Union HRD Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said on Thursday.

Jun 27, 2019, 21:37 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to serve 3 billionth meal to children in Vrindavan on Monday

The occasion is to commemorate the serving of 3 billion meals by the foundation.

Feb 10, 2019, 13:20 PM IST

HRD Ministry introduces major reforms in CBSE affiliation process for new schools, sports made mandatory

CBSE schools have to give an undertaking about making sports mandatory.

Oct 18, 2018, 14:43 PM IST

NCERT syllabus to be chopped by half, more focus on life skills and value-based education

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has decided to drastically cut down the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) syllabus. 

Jun 04, 2018, 07:49 AM IST

Delhi University teachers on strike to protest education policy

Teachers of Delhi University will go on a five-day strike starting on Monday to protest against the uncertainty about long-pending appointments, promotions and pensions.

Mar 19, 2018, 15:06 PM IST

Jamia Millia Islamia's 'minority status' an error, says MHRD; govt to withdraw support

MHRD will soon file an affidavit claiming that declaring the university a religious minority institution was an error as it was set up by an Act of Parliament and is funded by Centre

Aug 07, 2017, 10:03 AM IST

MHRD directs IITs to mentor schoolgirls to raise female count on campus

The initiative includes getting IITs to identify meritorious girls from class VIII in their respective catchment areas and coaching and counselling them as well as their parents.

Aug 03, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

Under MHRD's 'epathshala' project, 2,000 students of KVS to be taught online

As part of a pilot project, initiated by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), nearly 2,000 students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangthan (KVS) will be taught science and mathematics on tablets. 

May 18, 2017, 12:24 PM IST

India observes Constitution Day today

Activities like mock Parliament, essay and debate competitions are being organised across the country on the occasion.

Nov 26, 2016, 08:46 AM IST

DU Controller of Examinations interview deferred

 Delhi University on Saturday deferred the interview for selection of Controller of Examinations amid complaints against one of the candidates shortlisted for the post.

Jul 25, 2015, 19:43 PM IST