Tag: Hrd Ministry

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7th Pay Commission: New Year Gift! Govt Approves Recommendations

New Delhi: In a New gift to the lakhs of employees, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has approved a proposal to extend the seventh pay commission recommendations to academic staff of government and aided technical institutions. The government has reportedly granted Rs 1,241 crore for this purpose. “This will directly benefit 29,264 teachers […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha’s Utkal University among 75 NRCs selected by MHRD

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Utkal University, Bhubaneswar has found a place among the 75 discipline-specific National Resource Centres (NRCs) identified by the HRD Ministry for online refresher programmes for development of at least 1.5 million higher education faculty members. Each of the 75 NRCs have to prepare discipline wise online training material with focus on latest developments, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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CBSE Class 10th, 12th marks: Spiking of marks to stop from 2018

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Taking cognizance of the misuse of ‘moderation’ policy, the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has issued an advisory to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and all states to stop spiking of marks in class 10 and 12 board exams from 2018. “The school boards may continue with their moderation policy and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
UGC asks varsities to provide details of payments made via digital mode

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has ordered all the universities to provide data of their digital financial transactions in the past one year. The directive comes two months after the UGC asked all higher educational institutions across the country to ensure that no fee payment is made by students in cash mode from […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
No common engineering entrance examination from 2018: HRD Ministry

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has decided not to go ahead with the plan to bring in a common engineering entrance exam from 2018. The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) had earlier in March announced that a national-level common entrance examination for engineering colleges would be conducted from 2018. Breaking […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Govt to reduce UGC, AICTE control, invest Rs 20,000 crore for research infra

Cuttack: Union Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar, on Tuesday, announced that the Centre is mulling to reduce the University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) control and give more autonomy to higher education institutions so that these institutions get more freedom for better education and research. He also said […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
CBSE not to hold single entrance exam like NEET for engineering

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is not going to conduct NEET-like single entrance exam for engineering from next year. A decision in this regard, on Sunday, came from the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry. The HRD ministry stated that it will not be possible to hold single entrance exam for engineering […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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NITs likely to increase seats for women

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Centre is mulling to increase the number of seats in National Institute of Technology (NIT) for female students as only 2,500 female students have taken admission to the NITs across the country this year as compared to 3,900 last year. Taking cognizance of the declining trend of female students taking admission in […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Replacing UGC, AICTE with single regulator: Govt refutes such plan

New Delhi: The Centre has no plan to merge UGC and AICTE into a single higher education regulator, Minister of State for HRD Mahenrda Nath Pandey said in a written response in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. “No such proposal is under consideration at present, to merge the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Online sale of NCERT books to begin today

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is all set to launch a portal allowing parents and schools across India to place orders of textbooks and get them home-delivered. The new portal will not only help saving money but also help saving time and spending extra by sourcing books from private […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Only 33% schools in Odisha have electricity: HRD

Bhubaneswar: Only 33.03 per cent schools in Odisha have electricity connection against the overall 62.81 per cent in the country, Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Upendra Kushwaha said in the Rajya Sabha today. Apart from Odisha, Bihar (37.78), Madhya Pradesh (28.80), Manipur (39.27), Assam (25), Meghalaya (28.54) and Tripura (29.77) are other […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
New criteria for Teachers’ Promotion!

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Conducting research is not going to decide promotions of college teachers any more. Rather they need to be engaged more in community activities with students to be eligible for promotions. Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar made this announcement, on Saturday, at a two-day national conference on higher education perspective in India. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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CBSE not to advance Class 10 and 12 board exams

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has ruled out the reports of holding Class 10 and 12 exams in February instead of March from the next academic session. “No such proposal has been moved by the CBSE,” Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha said in a written reply in the Rajya […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
3 internships else no degree for engineering students

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: ‘No internship No Degree’- this is the new guideline brought in by the government to put a cap on the rising rate of ‘unemployable’ engineering students in the country. The engineering students will now have to undergo three mandatory internships during their course from this academic year failing which they may not get […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
3 crore college students to benefit from Reliance Jio’s free Wi-Fi facility

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: After launching free Jio 4G feature phone ‘JioPhone’, Reliance Jio has now expressed its keenness to provide free Wi-Fi facility to three crore students in colleges across India. The telecom firm had submitted a proposal in this regard to the human resource development (HRD) ministry in June but the ministry is yet to […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021

Vidhan Sabha Election Result

Chhattisgarh 50
Telangana 69
Rajasthan 103
MadhyaPradesh 142

Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh, Telangana