Tag: Prakash Javadekar

Ravenshaw poll row: ABVP seeks HRD ministry’s intervention

Bhubaneswar: A delegation of ABVP on Tuesday met HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar seeking his intervention into the cancellation of students’ union election at Ravenshaw University in Cuttack. They alleged that varsity authorities have curtailed the democratic rights of students by introducing students’ council poll instead of union elections. The student leaders urged the union minister […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Javadekar takes jibe at Tathagat for writing in Odia to Tomar

Bhubaneswar: The row over ‘Hindi imposition’ on non-Hindi speaking regions deepened further in Odisha with HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar taking a jibe at BJD MP Tathagat Satpathy over his reply in Odia to Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar’s Hindi letter. Javadekar who arrived here to attend the convocation of Sri Sri University and party executive […]

  • 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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India will achieve 100% literacy in next 5 years, says Javadekar

Jaipur: Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar, on Saturday, claimed that India would achieve 100 per cent literacy rate within the next five years against the present 80 per cent. Speaking at the ‘Festival of Education’ organised by the Rajasthan government here, Javadekar said, “There was a literacy rate of 18% in the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
7th Pay Commission for Kendriya Vidyalaya employees approved!

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Centre, on Thursday, approved implementation of the recommendations of the 7th pay commission for Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) employees. With the approval of the Human Resource Ministry (HRD) to implement the 7th CPC recommendations, 46,000 employees of KVS are going to get paid as par with the other Central government employees. Approved […]

  • 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
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
NEET exams: Question paper to be same for all languages

Bhubaneswar: The Students appearing for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) across the country will have same question papers or the translation of the question paper in English. Union Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar has said on Saturady, vernacular question papers for the NEET will be mere translation of the question paper in English. “The […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Class 5 and 8 to soon have detention policy

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Centre will soon introduce a detention policy for students in classes 5 and 8 with an aim to inspire students and make them more innovative in their approach towards study. The Centre has already got consent of 25 states in this regard, said Union human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday. A […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Protests over CBSE results escalate as officials arrive

Bhubaneswar: Even as two CBSE officials deputed by Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar to look into the discrepancies in Class XII results reached the city today, the protests outside the CBSE office turned fierce with students wings of political groups joining in. Biju Chhatra Janata Dal members tried to forcibly enter the region CBSE office along […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Congress sabotaging India's security preparedness: Javadekar

Panaji: The Congress is trying to sabotage the country’s security preparedness by raking up the Rafale deal issue, despite the Supreme Court ruling that there was no need for a probe, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar said here on Saturday. Javadekar, who is here to participate in the 31st annual convocation ceremony […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
J&K Governor speaks to Minister Javadekar over AMU row

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday urged Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar to intervene and ensure a smooth conduct of academic activities in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). The university administration has suspended three Kashmiri students on charges of trying to organise funeral prayers on the campus for slain Hizbul […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
National Digital Library launched

New Delhi: Union Human Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday launched the National Digital Library, a repository of millions of academic texts from around the world which will be open for all to use. The digital library at present hosts 17 million-plus items (books, audiobooks, images, etc) in 200-plus languages from more than 170 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
HRD Javadekar new year gift for navodaya aspirants
Working towards long-term solution to petrol price hike: Prakash Javadekar

Kolkata: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said the Centre is looking at a ‘long term’ fix to the issue of the rise in petrol and diesel prices, adding that the solution lies with state governments also as they too levy their taxes. He said petrol prices were de-regulated during the rule of the Congress-led […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Congress must sack leader for statement on Kathua probe: BJP

New Delhi: The BJP on Sunday asked Congress President Rahul Gandhi to sack his party’s Jammu and Kashmir President Ghulam Ahmed Mir for saying that the investigation in the rape and murder of a young girl in Kathua was motivated. Addressing the media here, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said: “Mir had made a statement that […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021