Tag: Human Resource Development

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New IITs to hike intake of students from next year

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: More engineering aspirants will now be able to realise their dream of studying in the country’s premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), as the intake capacity in these institutes is likely to be raised by 1000 seats from the next academic year, sources in Human Resource Development (HDR) Ministry said. According to sources, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
PM scholarship of Rs 75K per month to 1000 talented students: Javadekar

Bhubaneswar/Jaipur: In a move to retain the best minds in the country, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the centre will soon start a ‘Prime Minister scholarship’ for talented students. He was addressing the convocation ceremony at Manipal University in Jaipur. “There will soon be a ‘Prime Minister scholarship’ under which Rs 75,000 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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100 institutions apply to become 'Institutes of Eminence'

New Delhi: A total of 100 higher learning institutions have applied for their upgradation as ‘Institutions of Eminence Deemed to be Universities’ – a new category created for this purpose – with the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry, an official statement said on Tuesday. The applications were invited by the ministry in September and the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Navodaya Vidyalayas: Javadekar directs schools to go solar

New Delhi: Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday directed the government-run Navodaya Vidyalayas to adopt solar energy and to ensure that future buildings be compliant with solar and water-harvesting. Also Read: CBSE allows schools to set up shops in campus to sell NCERT books Addressing the 35th meeting of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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HRD Ministry warns of action against erring B.Ed colleges

Kolkata: Concerned over the standard of education in B.Ed colleges, the Ministry for Human Resource Development (MHRD) on Tuesday warned that around 40 to 50 per cent of such institutes may lose affiliation/recognition in coming months. According to the Ministry’s Department of School Education and Literacy Secretary Anil Swarup, around 40 per cent of B.Ed […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
UGC set to be replaced by Autonomous Commission

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today cleared the air on the replacement of University Grants Commission (UGC) by stating that a new body will take over soon. While replying to questions raised by some members in Lok Sabha over the government bringing in the Higher Education Commission of India Bill, 2018 to […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Lok Sabha passes Central Universities Bill

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with a voice vote to establish a central university and a tribal university in Andhra Pradesh. The bill, which also seeks an amendment to the Central Universities Act, 2009, was introduced by Minister for Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal on Monday. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Big News: CBSE To Conduct Class 10, 12 Board Exams From July 1 To 15- HRD Minister

New Delhi: Pending Class 10 and 12 CBSE exams, which were postponed due to the COVID-19-induced lockdown, will be conducted from July 1 to 15, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced on Friday. The schedule has been decided in order to ensure that the board exams are completed before competitive examinations […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
HRD Increases Exam Centers For Pending CBSE Board Exams To 15,000

New Delhi: The CBSE will conduct the pending class 10 and 12 board exams at 15,000 centres across the country instead of 3,000 centres planned earlier, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced on Monday. The exams, which were postponed due to a nationwide lockdown imposed on March 25 to contain the spread of COVID-19, […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
National Digital Library Caters To Students In All Languages

New Delhi: A National Digital Library has been set up by the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry for all students in the country. The library includes subjects such as elementary education, law, medicine and engineering. It provides more than 4.5 crore text resources. Union HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said “This library is for students […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021