Human Resource Development
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 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

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.18

JU tech faculty to take NBA call in 7 days

Jadavpur University on Wednesday gave its engineering departments seven days to come clear if they want to be recognised by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). None of the 14 engineering depart...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 27.04.19

Why CBSE is rationalizing school curriculum

Like all warm-hearted governments, the one led by the Bharatiya Janata Party is deeply concerned about overburdening students. The human resource development ministry has been rationalizing the curric...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 20.03.19

The govt should not interfere in research

Could nationalism, at least the version endorsed by the rulers of New India, be inimical to the autonomy of institutions? A recent directive issued by a Central university has raised such a disturbing...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 08.04.20

Covid-19 lockdown: IITs to hold special placement drives

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will hold special placement drives for those students whose job offers got cancelled amid the coronavirus outbreak, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nish...
By PTI in

India  /  Published 02.07.19

New DU campus by 2023: HRD Minister

Stalled for three decades, the additional campus proposed by the Delhi University may be ready by 2023, as per the information given by Ramesh Pokhriyal, the Human Resource Development Minister, in Pa...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.02.19

Minister to be chancellor

Human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar has approved a proposal by a privately managed but government-funded deemed university to appoint his junior as its chancellor, triggering a debat...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.02.19

IIT choice runs into hurdle

The human resource development ministry has had to put off appointing a director for IIT Kharagpur after the Prime Minister’s Office informally indicated its disagreement with the selection panel’...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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