Should Reforms be Pushed Through Ordinances?
Dec 29, 2014
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has mooted the idea of introducing lessons in fuel conservation in textbooks on the lines of environment studies to instill the habit of saving the scarce resource.
India | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Friday January 16, 2015
Dinesh Singh, the Vice Chancellor or top administrator of Delhi University, has a long list of clashes with politicians and the government to show for his nearly-complete five-year tenure. The latest has parliamentarians accusing him of diverting fu...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday January 9, 2015
12 professors from IIT Kanpur and Madras will teach courses online
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 7, 2015
The faculty forum of IIT-Delhi has passed a resolution strongly backing its Director Raghunath Shevgaonkar in the wake of his resignation from the post a few days back citing some "unforeseen situations".
Sunday January 4, 2015
The government has decided to seek suggestions from software giant Infosys and famed architect Hafeez Contractor to develop a model architectural plan for setting up new IITs and IIMs.
India | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday December 29, 2014
The Director of Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, RK Shevgaonkar, has submitted his resignation citing personal reasons and it has been forwarded to the Ministry of Human Resources Development, the Chairman of IIT Delhi, Vijay Bhatkar, has told ...
India | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Opposition parties in Lok Sabha walked out of the House today, expressing displeasure over the Government's response to circular on good governance by the Human Resource Development or HRD ministry.
Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Wednesday December 17, 2014
A young minister shows no modernity, writes Rana Ayyub.
India | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury; Edited by Mala Das | Monday December 15, 2014
Education minister Smriti Irani has denied that schools will be open on Christmas Day, but a circular sent out by the government's Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti has asked schools it runs to hold activities to observe 'good governance day' on December 25.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 4, 2014
The HRD Ministry today said the decisions to ask those central universities to explore the possibilities of opening of Sanskrit department where it doesn't exist and to ask CBSE to make the language compulsory upto class X were taken during the previ...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 19, 2014
The government is working towards building a massive national e-library and providing wi-fi connectivity to classrooms, Amita Sharma, advisor, ministry of human resource development, said today.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 2, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the reference in his radio address to specially-abled children inspired the Human Resources Development (HRD) ministry to provide scholarships to 1,000 such meritorious children who want to study in technic...
NDTV Cooks | Friday October 31, 2014
The Human Resource Development Ministry has forwarded a proposal to establish a separate eating space for vegetarians across IITs (Indian Institute of Technology). According to an NDTV report, "On October 15, an undersecretary in the HRD ministry, AK...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday October 20, 2014
Union Minister Jitendra Singh today sought HRD Ministry intervention on issue of difficulty being faced by students of Jammu and Kashmir in getting admission in various colleges under a Prime Minister's special scholarship scheme.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 8, 2014
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has said he would request the HRD Ministry to include passages and essays in school textbooks to encourage students to develop a positive attitude towards organ donation, particularly eye donation.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 29, 2014
There is no proposal for supplying processed food under the midday meal programme, the HRD Ministry today said.
India | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Thursday August 28, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to interact with millions of school students across the country on Teacher's Day, September 5.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 22, 2014
India now has 17.24 lakh out-of-school children, compared to 81.5 lakh in 2009, and an amount of Rs.339.97 crore has been sanctioned for special training centres for such children, parliament was informed on Monday.
Press Trust of India | Monday March 3, 2014
The HRD Ministry on Friday launched the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) by IIT.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday December 27, 2013
The Bihar midday meal tragedy claiming 23 lives came as a big setback for HRD Ministry as it remained engaged with a host of regulatory issues during 2013.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 28, 2013
According to ministry sources quoted by a report, development of the next-generation Aakash tablet has been approved for a 2014 launch.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 18, 2013
The Centre today decided to set up a committee to review the implementation of its flagship midday meal scheme and monitor better the quality of food served and ensure hygiene standards.
India | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Saturday June 8, 2013
All is not well in the campuses of India's top colleges. The Centre through the Human Resources Development (HRD) Ministry is working on a plan to give greater autonomy to select colleges including SRCC, LSR, St Stephens in Delhi, St Xavier's in Mumb...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday April 19, 2013
Pakistan has asked India to present it with methods of teachers' training and research materials of various teacher training institutes.