HRD ministry

Government-appointed coordinators to regularly monitor school mid-day meals

Currently, there is no provision for taking feedback from a neutral party on the scheme, through which meals are provided to nearly 10 crore school children.

published on : 10th September 2019

Universities selling fake degrees: HRD directs UGC to set up inquiry panel

The directive has been issued following media reports alleging that a racket is prevailing in several parts of the country where agents would claim to arrange degrees of recognised universities.

published on : 30th August 2019

HRD ministry in a fix over ex-IPS officer who joined IIM-Ahmedabad

On a query by the HRD ministry on the service status of Rai, the Ministry of Home Affairs has not given any response in last two weeks.

published on : 23rd August 2019

Bar Council of India introduces three-year moratorium on new law colleges

BCI chairman Manan Kumar Mishra, in a press release, said the restriction will not apply for any national law university if proposed by any State government, if that State had no varsity before.

published on : 13th August 2019

AICTE to modernise facilities in rural engineering colleges, technical institutions

The technical education regulator under the HRD Ministry will be providing grants under the Modernisation and Removal of Obsolescence (MODROBS) scheme.

published on : 11th August 2019

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University warns affiliated colleges over fee hike 

Varsity may revoke affiliation of colleges found collecting fee in addition to that mandated by govt, says registrar

published on : 10th August 2019

UGC plans for comeback of four-year UG courses across streams

Academicians in the city are of the view that the move would serve the purpose only if it is flexible. 

published on : 7th August 2019

HRD ministry to use ‘practical’ suggestions from draft National Education Policy

The 477-page draft NEP prepared by a 9-member committee headed by former Indian Space Research Organisation chief K Kasturirangan.

published on : 31st July 2019

IIT Tirupati campus by December 2020

During Question Hour, Vijayasai sought to know the reasons for lack of attention on the part of the Centre to release funds for central institutions in Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 26th July 2019

Uttarakhand's Sumari to get permanent NIT campus soon, says HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'

The Uttarakhand government has already identified 200 acres of land in Sumari for building the new NIT campus.

published on : 23rd July 2019

Congress slams Modi government over 'obstacles' imposed on availing education loans

The Congress's attack came after a media report claimed that the pool of eligible institutions for which students can take education loans to pursue professional or technical courses got smaller.

published on : 1st July 2019

Top Foreign varsities in India soon?

Government may allow such varsities to set up campus centres in the country

published on : 1st July 2019

809 posts of teachers vacant in Sanskrit universities: HRD Ministry

There are 1000 traditional Sanskrit colleges affiliates to these universities with about 10 lakh students.

published on : 24th June 2019

HRD Ministry calls meet of state Education Ministers

The draft policy also suggests stressing on Indian languages, regulating of fee in private schools.

published on : 7th June 2019

School bags to be a weighty issue this year too?

The weight of school bags for students of Classes 1 and 2 should not exceed 1.5 kg, while the school bag of students of Classes 3 and 4 should weigh between 2 kg and 3 kg.

published on : 23rd May 2019
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