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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 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 13.02.19

Blow to Sanskrit teachers

The government on Monday said there was “no provision under rules” to regularise nearly 250 contractual teachers across the 12 campuses of a centrally funded Sanskrit university, drawing accusatio...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.12.18

Faith axe on school eggs stirs concern

Public health experts on Thursday wrote to the Centre seeking termination of the contracts of a non-government agency that they said provided midday meals to schoolchildren across 12 states but kept e...
By G.S. Mudur 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

India  /  Published 05.02.19

‘Oxford’ meets Prayagraj

A 132-year-old university that has given the country one President, three Prime Ministers and a key figure in the Independence movement, among other luminaries, is facing a crisis — one that threate...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.02.19

Govt tweaks order on IIT, IIM allowance

The government has amended a notification that had practically denied thousands of teachers and other staff at the IITs, IIMs and central universities revised allowances for the past 19 months, coming...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.03.19

Reservation roster: Javadekar promises action in 2 days

Human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar assured teaching aspirants that the Centre was committed to restore the reservation roster in educational institutes and there was 'no need' for a...
By PTI 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


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