Human Resource Development Ministry
India  /  Published 29.07.20

HRD ministry renamed as education ministry

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the new National Education Policy (NEP) and renamed the HRD ministry as education ministry, officials said. A panel led by former Indian Space Research Organis...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.07.20

Final-year exams must for degrees, says UGC

Final-year undergraduate and master’s students will have to appear in exams to get their degrees, the government announced on Monday, while relaxing the earlier July schedule by saying these tes...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.01.20

VC missing at ministry meet

The human resource development ministry on Monday called senior JNU officials to discuss Sunday’s large-scale campus violence, allegedly led by the ABVP, but vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar was ab...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.12.19

Centre overrules IITs on probation

The Centre has overturned a decision taken by a common forum of the IITs to introduce a system under which entry-level teachers would have had to remain on probation for five years before their servic...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.12.19

Still on: Quota-less contract hiring

Central government departments are continuing to hire people on contract without implementing reservations a year after the social justice minister proposed that contractual appointments in government...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.11.19

JNUSU to protest outside HRD ministry

The Jawaharlal Nehru students' union (JNUSU) on Thursday said they will hold a protest outside the HRD ministry and demand that the recommendations of a committee, constituted to restore the smooth fu...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.11.19

Fee hike: Committee memebrs to visit JNU on Friday

A high-power committee constituted by the HRD ministry will visit the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus on Friday to meet the students and find a solution to the current issues concerning the v...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.10.19

Ancient model for modern education

The human resource development ministry has revised its draft National Education Policy, introducing a host of policy measures that include differential salary packages for teachers of the same rank a...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.19

A direct assault on academic autonomy

Normally, governments would be expected to govern. The Indian government, however, considers its office-bearers experts in all spheres of activity, especially education. The Bharatiya Janata Party-led...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 13.07.19

Government assures teacher vacancies will be filled in 6 months

All the vacant faculty positions in central higher-education institutions will be filled in the next six months, the government assured Parliament on Friday.Human resource development minister Ramesh ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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