HRD ministry

Work on the BJP government's ambitious project -- the new education policy -- started with a committee headed by former ISRO chief K Kasturirangan submitting the policy draft to Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank', who took charge as the new HRD Minister in the year gone by.

His resignation was sent by the HRD Ministry to Rashtrapati Bhawan and it has been approved, officials told media.

"There have been a total of 13,604 undergraduate admissions in IITs this year with nil vacant seats. This is the first time ever to fill all seats in all IITs leaving no vacant seats which has been achieved by proactive cooperation of all IITs," HRD Higher Education Secretary R Subrahmanyam said.

The maximum of these decades-old buildings are in Maharashtra (8), followed by Assam (3), according to Human Resource Development Ministry officials.

New Delhi: The Govt. is to convert all it’s 2,697 test practice centres of National Testing Agency into coaching centres for JEE and NEET from next year. This can affect many private coaching centres, which make huge money out of it. According to a HRD ministry official, the practice centres will start functioning from september 8, 2018. The …

Lucknow: Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani is a very futuristic businessman and he has proved it time and again. Now the businessman is planning to make it huge in the education sector and has visibly done all the homework. He has made all the preparation for getting the certificate of Institute of Eminence (IoE) …

Varanasi: With unrest prevailing over the Banaras Hindu University, the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on Tuesday summoned BHU Vice Chancellor GC Tripathi. BHU VC had left for Delhi early Delhi morning. Varanasi Commissioner Nitin Gokarn on Tuesday submitted a report in connection with Saturday’s lathicharge on protesting students in BHU and blamed the university administration …

State governments will be given authority to reintroduce class V and VIII board examinations. "The decision to conduct class V and VIII board examinations will be left with the state," the minister said.