Tag: Prakash Javadekar

Child abuse in schools: Maneka Gandhi, Javadekar to meet

New Delhi: Taking note of child abuse incidents in schools, Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi and Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar will meet on Wednesday to review the situation, officials said on Tuesday. Officials said that Maneka Gandhi called and requested Javadekar to consider suggestions like having women employees as the support staff and […]

  • 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
Government to conduct 'world's largest sample survey' for students

New Delhi: The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has announced November 13 as the date for conducting its National Assessment Survey (NAS) for the students of Class 3, 5, and 8, officials said on Wednesday. The date was announced during a video conference held between the HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar and the State Education Secretaries, […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
BJD-led govt is a 'percentage govt': BJP's Prakash Javadekar

Berhampur: Citing allegations of corrupt percentage commission practice in government works in Odisha, Senior BJP leader and Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday lashed out at the BJD-led government stating that it is dipped in massive corruption and labelled it as a ‘percentage’ government. Addressing a presser in Berhampur on the […]

  • Thursday, 01 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
41 newly elected RS members including Dharmendra Pradhan take oath

New Delhi: Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar, Jagat Prakash Nadda and Dharmendra Pradhan were among the 41 newly-elected Rajya Sabha MPs who took oath today. Of the 58 members elected from 15 states in elections last month, 41 took oath of affirmation. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who was re-elected to the Upper House […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
No intention to change names of BHU, AMU: Javadekar

Ahmedabad: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today said the government has no intention to change the names of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU). A UGC panel has recommended that words such as ‘Hindu’ and ‘Muslim’ be dropped from the Banaras Hindu University and the Aligarh Muslim University respectively as they not […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Centre to grant near-complete autonomy to top class institutes, says Javadekar

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Centre has decided to grant nearly complete autonomy and freedom from regulators to 15% of the “top class institutes” of the country, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday. The human resource development minister also said that his government was planning to provide loans for creating research infrastructure in the country. “We […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
NCERT to work on courses about India's tradition, culture: HRD

New Delhi: The National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) would work upon certain courses about history of India’s tradition and culture, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said here today. He was speaking while inaugurating a lecture series on Bharat Bodh (Idea of India) organised by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in association with […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Untrained teachers get 2 years to qualify

New Delhi: Those teachers, who have not done the teachers training course but teaching the students of class 1 to class 8, have been given two years time to clear the course and become eligible, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Friday. “Teachers who have not done D.El.Ed course but teaching classes 1 to […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
8 crore certified literates between 2010-16: Javadekar

New Delhi: Nearly eight crore learners have cleared the basic literacy assessment tests held between 2010 and 2016 for being certified as literates, the Lok Sabha was informed today. HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said in the House that under Saakshar Bharat programme, around 7.92 crore learners appeared under basic literacy assessment test held between August, […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Centre to 'revisit' pollution categorisation of industries

New Delhi: The government has decided to “revisit” the three-colour categorisation for classification of industries as per their pollution potential, Lok Sabha was told today. “The government has decided to ‘revisit’ the categorisation system for classification of industries under red, orange and green categories,” Environment minister Prakash Javadekar said while replying to a question. He […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Manmohan Singh paying for Congress' sin: Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said today that former prime minister Manmohan Singh was paying for the "sin" committed by the Congress party after a Delhi court summoned him as accused in a coal block allocation case

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
UGC notification on online exam on cow science
UGC Issues Important Notice On Online Courses; Application Process Begins Today

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited online applications from all eligible Higher Educational Institutions (HEls) for offering Courses/Programmes in Online mode as per UGC (Online Courses or Programmes) Regulations, 2018. As per sources, the proposals have been invited from HEIs for recognition of courses/programmes to be offered in online mode and this […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
HRD Javadekar new year gift for navodaya aspirants
HRD Ministry Approves Increase Of Seats In Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

New Delhi: In a major development, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today announced the approval an increase of 5000 seats in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) for the Academic Year 2019-20.  At present the number of seats in JNVs, residential schools for talented rural children, are 46600. The addition of 5000 seats will mean […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021