Human Resource Development
Opinion  /  Published 26.07.19

India's human capital figures: little to be proud of

Recent reports suggest that India has entered a long period of demographic dividend. This is a moment in an economy when the working-age population, aged between 15 and 64 years, becomes larger than t...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 31.10.18

4th deadline for BJP's education policy over

A committee the government had set up last year to prepare a National Education Policy (NEP) has so far worked out what two members called a “zero draft” that is yet to be submitted although the p...
By Our Special Correspondent 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

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.01.19

Jharkhand govt wrong-footed on poor matric results

The state government got caught in a bind in the Assembly on Tuesday by claiming that tighter vigil by the use of CCTV cameras at exam centres contributed to the poor matriculation results while tryin...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

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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