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Tag: Ramesh Pokhriyal

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CBSE Board Exams 2021 For Class 10, 12 In Offline Mode In August, Dates For Optional Exams In July!

In a major update regarding CBSE 2021 Board exams, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Friday (June 25) informed that the students of Class 10 and 12 who are dissatisfied with their results can appear for the optional exams in August.

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PGI Index 2019-20: Punjab, Chandigarh, TN Among Top 5, Odisha Shows Improvement By 20%

The grading index helps the states and UTs to pinpoint the gaps and accordingly prioritise areas for intervention to ensure that the school education system is robust at every level.

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Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Admitted To AIIMS After Post-Covid Complications

Union Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal has been admitted to All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi following post-Covid complications.

CBSE Board Exams For Class 10 Cancelled, Class 12 Postponed: Ramesh Pokhriyal
CBSE Board Exams For Class 10 Cancelled, Class 12 Postponed: Ramesh Pokhriyal

New Delhi: The CBSE Board Exams for class 10 has been cancelled, while for class 12 it has been postponed. Union Minister for Education Ramesh Pokhriyal said, “The Board Exams…

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CBSE Board Exams 2021: Board’s Big Push for Artificial Intelligence Curriculum for Students

Bhubaneswar: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has now partnered with Intel for Artificial Intelligence for fulfilling the goal of developing an AI-ready generation. As per official courses, the CBSE has introduced Artificial Intelligence as a subject in class IX from session 2019-2020 and in Class-XI from session 2020-2021 in their affiliated schools. I […]

UGC Issues Notice On Draft Guidelines On Mentorship Of Teachers In Non-Technical Stream

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited suggestions from all stakeholders on the Draft Guidelines for induction and Mentorship of Teachers in Nontechnical Stream(NIIMT). Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Wednesday said that UGC has constituted a committee to develop the guidelines for induction of teachers in non-technical stream (NIIMT). “A public notice has been […]

RUSA Scheme: UGC To Monitor Progress Work Of Institutions Which Received Funds

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) will monitor the progress of work done by Institutions which received funding under Rashtriya Ucchtar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) scheme. Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal will review the RUSA scheme in every three months. While chairing a review meeting on Rashtriya Ucchtar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) in New Delhi today, Pokhriyal […]

Relaxation In UGC NET Requirement: Education Ramesh Pokhriyal Responds

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Education is not going to make any relaxation in the UGC NET requirement for lecturership posts. Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Friday ruled out any proposal to relax the requirement of UGC-NET exam for lecturership posts in government as well as private colleges. Nishank made the statement in response […]

CBSE Class 10, 12 Board, JEE Main 2021 Exams: Big Announcement By Union Education Minister

Bhubaneswar: Amid the growing demands for the postponement of CBSE Class 10, 12 board examinations in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Monday addressed several queries on various important issues concerning students. During a webinar with teachers and students of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pokhriyal today said that already the syllabus of […]

Admit Cards For CTET Exam To Be Issued By Next Week: CBSE

New Delhi: All the candidates appearing in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) examination would be provided with the admit cards as well as information of the examination centres by next week, informed CBSE on Sunday. The examination will be held on January 31 2021 across the country. The CTET examination was to be held […]

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Pokhriyal To Announce Eligibility Criteria For IIT Admissions, JEE Advance Date On Jan 7

Bhubaneswar: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokriyal will announce the eligibility criteria for admissions into IITs on January 7. Pohriyal took to the social media platform and announced that the dates for the much-awaited JEE Advance will also be declared on January 7 at 6 PM. My dear students, I will announce the eligibility criteria for […]

Promote Apprenticeship, Internship Embedded Degree Programmes: UGC Tells Universities

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Monday asked universities in the country to promote apprenticeship, internship embedded degree programmes. In a letter to all vice-chancellors, the UGC said the competencies demanded by the industry need to be embedded in our university curriculum so that the employment-employability gap is overcome. The minimal linkage between the […]

Dharmendra Urges Centre To Accord Central University Status to Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has sought Central University Status for Utkal University, the premier educational institution of the State which is celebrating its’ 78th foundation day today. In a letter to Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, Pradhan said that there has been a long-standing demand of academicians in Odisha for according Central University status […]

NEP Meets Global Standards, Spending Dollars On Foreign Degrees Not Required: Ramesh Pokhriyal
NEP Meets Global Standards, Spending Dollars On Foreign Degrees Not Required: Ramesh Pokhriyal

Kolkata: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has said that students don’t need to spend dollars on education in foreign countries any more as the National Education Policy is in line with the global standards. Addressing a webinar organised by IIT-Kharagpur on Saturday evening, Pokhriyal said the country has a robust education system and quality […]

Repeal Odisha Universities (Amendment) Bill, Dharmendra Pradhan Seeks Education Minister’s Intervention

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has sought Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal’s intervention in repealing the Odisha Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2020 which was recently passed in the Odisha Assembly. In a letter, Pradhan has requested Pokhriyal to intervene in the matter keeping in mind the welfare and interest of students, scholars and autonomy of higher […]

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JEE Main And NDA Exam Dates: HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Assures 'No' Date Clash

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal today assured students, who will be appearing in both the JEE Main and the NDA exams, that they should not worry even the dates of their two upcoming examinations are clashing as the matter has been looked into by the concerned ministry. Pokhriyal took to Twitter and wrote, “I […]

World's 'Cheapest' COVID19 RT-PCR Testing Kit Launched In India At Rs 399 Base Price

Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ e-launched the World’s most affordable RT-PCR based COVID-19 diagnostic kit developed by IIT Delhi and approved by the ICMR and DCGI in New Delhi today. MoS for HRD Shri Sanjay Dhotre was also present on the occasion. Secretary, Higher Education, Shri Amit Khare and senior officials of […]

HRD Ministry Releases 8 Weeks' Alternative Academic Calendar For Primary Stage

In order to engage students meaningfully during their stay at home due to COVID-19 through educational activities at home with the help of their parents and teachers, the alternative academic calendars for students, parents and teachers at primary and upper primary stage have been developed by the NCERT under the guidance of the MHRD. Union […]

Union HRD Min Launches Helpline For Counselling Of Odisha University Students

Bhubaneswar: Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Monday launched a helpline for counselling of students of the Central University of Odisha, who are in mental distress in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Inaugurating the helpline “Bharosa” through a video conference, Pokhriyal lauded the initiative as it aims at providing mental and psychological assistance […]

Start evaluation of CBSE board exam papers: HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ today asked all States to start evaluation of Board examination papers. Responding to a question of conducting the remaining CBSE exams, Pokhriyal told parents in an interaction on Monday that the pending exams will be conducted at the first possible opportunity. Also Read: CBSE To […]

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Don't hike school fees, Centre tells private schools

New Delhi: The Centre has urged private schools across the country not to increase school fees, and not to charge three-month fees in one go following spread of coronavirus and subsequent lockdown. It has asked states to interface with guardians/parents and schools to have a coordinated approach. Sources said parents and guardians have taken up […]

New Policy To Transform Education Sector: HRD Minister

Mangaluru: The new educational policy proposed by the Centre will transform the sector and help the country become the ‘Vishwa Guru’ of the world, Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said on Tuesday. The proposed educational policy is based on the country’s ethos and value system and is designed to strengthen the nation, mould […]

Won't tolerate those who damage Jamia, JNU's dignity: Union Min Ramesh Pokhriyal

Guwahati: Union Human Resource Department Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishak’ on Sunday warned those who, he claimed, are working to bring down the stature of the esteemed institutes like the Jawaharlal Nehru University or Jamia Milia Islamia. “Be it JNU, Jamia or other institutions, all of them are very good. I have been saying this from […]

New Education Policy Designed To Strengthen The Nation: Pokhriyal

Bhubaneswar: The proposed new education policy has been put through much scrutiny and is designed to strengthen academics so as to influence the world through India’s age-old value system, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said on Monday. The new education policy, being taken up after a gap of over three decades, will be based on […]

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Universities Cannot Become "Political Dens", Says HRD Minister; Warns Of Action Over JNU Violence

Bhubaneswar: Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Monday asserted educational institutions cannot be allowed to become “political adda”, and vowed “strong action” against the perpetrators of Sunday night violence at JNU. Pokhriyal, who was here to attend some official events, said educational institutions were meant only for imparting education and should not be used for […]

HRD Min To Conduct Monthly Review Of Central Varsities, Accountability To Be Fixed For Anomalies

New Delhi: HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ will conduct a monthly review of the functioning of all Central universities and anomalies will be dealt with strictly, officials said on Friday. The Minister will meet the Vice Chancellors every month to seek report and accountability will be fixed for irregularities of any nature, they said. “The […]

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. […]

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Create at least two Sanskrit speaking villages: HRD minister

New Delhi: Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Thursday stressed creation of at least two Sanskrit-speaking villages near the institutions that teach the language. The minister said more highly qualified Sanskrit teachers/professors should be engaged to give new dimensions to the language, both at the national as well as international levels. […]