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National Education Policy

Hope is not a strategy

Unfortunately, 69 years on, the country finds itself mired in an education crisis that is one of the worst in the developing world, threatening to impede its development goals. India has
the maximum number of school dropouts-- more than 36 percent children drop out of schools even before they complete primary education.  

Jul 02, 2019, 17:58 PM IST

HRD Ministry seeks inputs from citizens on new Draft National Education Policy

There are four broad categories - School Education, Higher Education, Additional Key Focus Areas and Transforming Education - on which inputs have been sought.

Jun 26, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

No plans to make Hindi compulsory: Prakash Javadekar

Taking to Twitter, Javadekar clarified that the concerned committee has not recommended making any language compulsory.

Jan 10, 2019, 13:09 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

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

K Kasturirangan heads panel on National Education Policy

The HRD ministry has appointed a new nine-member panel, headed by space scientist Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan.

Jun 26, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

Govt to announce fresh panel for drafting new National Education Policy

"We will have a committee headed by an eminent educationist in around ten days....” HRD minister Prakash Javadekar told PTI in an interview.

Dec 13, 2016, 00:42 AM IST

Meeting of all MPs on Nov 10 for suggestions on National Education Policy: Javadekar

The HRD ministry has convened a meeting of all MPs on November 10 to elicit their opinions and suggestions on formulating the National Education Policy, as the subject is a national agenda and not a political one, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said here today.

Nov 05, 2016, 18:53 PM IST

RS adjourned sine die

The Rajya Sabha on Friday adjourned sine die in the pre-noon session without taking up major business listed for the day.

Aug 12, 2016, 14:27 PM IST

New education policy to be unveiled after states' approval: Smriti Irani

Her reaction comes in the wake of a statement given by ex-Cabinet Secretary T.S.R. Subramanium who said he will make the new policy public if the government did not do so.

Jun 03, 2016, 19:15 PM IST

SC asks NGO to specify concerns on alcohol, substance abuse

The NGO had filed the PIL for enforcement of fundamental right of the children, particularly those who are victims of substance abuse.

Feb 26, 2016, 21:21 PM IST

Haryana CM Khattar announces to set up a Skill Development University

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced to set up a Skill Development University in the state.

Oct 31, 2015, 21:38 PM IST

Haryana CM Khattar meets Smriti Irani, seeks Centre support for education

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday met Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani and said the Centre has assured him help regarding improvement of education in the state.

Aug 07, 2015, 21:49 PM IST

Consultation process on education policy to end by December

The exhaustive consultation process to frame the new National Education Policy, which was launched on Republic Day, would be completed by December.

Mar 21, 2015, 14:54 PM IST

Govt launches consultations for drafting of new education policy

The government Monday launched the exhaustive exercise for holding consultations aimed at the drafting of a new national education policy and invited suggestions and discussions towards that end.

Jan 27, 2015, 01:04 AM IST

Enroll in three-year undergraduate courses in DU: UGC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has urged students taking admission in Delhi University to enroll under the three-year undergraduate programme which was prevalent prior to the introduction of the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP).

Jun 22, 2014, 20:07 PM IST