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Union Budget 2019 earmarks Rs 400 crore for world class educational institutions, to push National Educational Policy

In an effort to transform the education system in India, the Centre announced the New Education Policy to bring institutes at par to international level and focus on research and innovation, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during Union Budget 2019. A National Research Foundation will be formed to ensure the strengthening of the research ecosystem in the country. 

Jul 05, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

New Education Policy formulation likely to take more time: HRD

The Narendra Modi government's ambitious project - the New Education Policy - aimed at revamping the education system is likely to take more time.

Mar 23, 2017, 16:12 PM IST

Quality education focus of New Education Policy: Javadekar

The minister said suggestions on the draft education policy are welcome and a deadline for comments on the draft was extended till September 15 this year.

Aug 19, 2016, 23:13 PM IST

Academic experts deliberate on draft new education policy, give suggestions

Experts from various universities and other spheres deliberated on the draft of the New Education Policy prepared by the HRD Ministry. 

Aug 12, 2016, 20:53 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

Subramanian panel submits report on New Education Policy

HRD Minister Smriti Irani thanked the Chairman and all members of the Committee for their commitment and efforts.

May 27, 2016, 17:31 PM IST

New education policy to be announced before May 26: Smriti Irani

The much-awaited new education policy will be announced before May 26 when the Narendra Modi government completes its two years in office, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said.

May 16, 2016, 21:17 PM IST

20 education institutions to be helped to become world class: Smriti Irani

Ten educational institutions each in the public and private sectors would be supported to make them world-class, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said today, as Rajya Sabha members expressed concern that Indian institutions did not figure in the global top ranking list.

Mar 11, 2016, 20:40 PM IST

Don't demolish regulatory bodies, HRD Minister​ Smriti Irani urged

NAAC director DP Singh on Sunday urged Human Resource Development Minister not to "demolish" the existing regulatory bodies in education.

Nov 08, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

Need for indigenisation of teacher education system: NCTE chief

The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) on Saturday held a consultation in Bangaluru to discuss various aspects related to teacher education. 

Nov 08, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

Open and Distance learning needs to be reformed: IGNOU VC

Besides Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) there are 14 State Open Universities in the country offering degree, diploma and certificate courses.

Nov 06, 2015, 20:17 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

Conference on new education policy to be held on Oct 31

In the conference on October 31 in Gurgaon, the new education policy for the north Indian states would be finalized, an official release said.

Oct 26, 2015, 21:44 PM IST

Smriti Irani holds meeting with state Education Ministers

 Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani today held a meeting with the Education Ministers of four states over new education policy.

Sep 14, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

New education policy to be formed with states: Smriti Irani

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Monday said the new education policy will be formulated in consultation with the states.

Apr 27, 2015, 17:59 PM IST

Irani introduces logo competition winner for New Education Policy

Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani introduced Nawaj Shaikh from National AIDS Research Institute (NARI), the winner of the logo competition for the New Education Policy in New Delhi.

Apr 25, 2015, 07:31 AM IST

Gujarat: New education policy must create jobs for youth, says minister

Vadodara; Emphasising on skill-development, Gujarat education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama today urged the Centre to design a new education policy that creates job opportunities for the youth.

Mar 21, 2015, 17:07 PM IST

Govt's new education policy to focus on values: Union HRD Minister

A new education policy is being framed in which emphasis will be laid on teaching students moral values as the present system is only producing degree holders, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday said.

Nov 16, 2014, 21:43 PM IST

Government to formulate new education policy

The government has proposed to formulate a new education policy to meet challenges posed by lack of quality, research and innovation in Indian educational institutions, parliament was told Wednesday.

Jul 30, 2014, 17:42 PM IST