HRD Ministry

JNU fee hike: No agreement reached as HRD Ministry officials meet students, VC

The meeting will continue on Wednesday, the officials said and expressed hope that the matter will be resolved.

published on : 11th December 2019

No proposals pending for opening of new engineering colleges in country: HRD Minister

Nishank gave the information in response to a written question in Lok Sabha.

published on : 10th December 2019

Upgradation of Koti Women’s College in Hyderabad still a pipe dream

It was in last February the then education minister and present TRS MLC Kadiam Srihari had announced that Koti Women’s College would be upgraded to the status of a women’s university.

published on : 10th December 2019

Funding, expense gap in central universities rising

Teachers of these universities say the figures substantiate what they have been suspecting for long.

published on : 7th December 2019

JNU students protest near HRD Ministry; demand panel report be made public

The HRD Ministry had constituted a three-member high-powered committee to restore normal functioning of the varsity.

published on : 29th November 2019

JNUSU to protest outside HRD ministry on Friday

The students' union protest is being held to demand that the report be made public and the draft hostel manual, which has provisions for hostel fee hike, be completely rolled back.

published on : 28th November 2019

JNU protest forces Modi government rethink on IIT fee hike by 10 fold

The intense protests over the hostel fee hike in JNU has forced the HRD Ministry to rethink a decision on the M. Tech. fee hike in the IITs.

published on : 22nd November 2019

JNUTA members meet HRD panel, demand complete roll-back of hostel fee hike

The teachers' association also informed the panel about how the current vice-chancellor has been 'violating' the JNU Act and has 'put the future of the university at stake'.

published on : 21st November 2019

HRD Ministry appointed panel to visit JNU on November 22 for resolution of issues

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) put forth the demand for a complete rollback of the hostel fee hike.

published on : 20th November 2019

Why India’s university system is in need of educational Darwinism

The news reminded me of the Ache community in Paraguay, who lived a foraging life of ancient hunter-gatherers till the 1960s.

published on : 14th November 2019

Engineering students to intern with District Magistrates

This internship will expose the in-training engineers to how government departments function and in turn, DMs' offices could also benefit from the fresh inputs and ideas these students can bring.

published on : 31st October 2019

Objections on state-regulatory bodies under National Education Policy ignored

The proposed state school regulatory authorities is meant to ensure minimum levels of safety, security, basic infrastructure and the number of teachers across subjects and grades.

published on : 30th October 2019

Delhi University defers discussion on 'eminence' tag

The HRD Ministry had awarded the 'Institute of Eminence' (IoE) status to the Delhi University in September.

published on : 26th October 2019

Teachers should provide equal attention to boys and girls: NCERT tells pre-schools

The HRD Ministry's curriculum developing body has made the "gender equality" recommendations in the new guidelines for pre-school education.

published on : 17th October 2019

In sudden move, Centre removes school education secretary Rina Ray

Some former bureaucrats, this newspaper spoke with, said sending back a secretary to parent cadre is extremely unusual and there are few instances like this.

published on : 16th October 2019
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