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Centre organises online workshop on reducing compliance burden in higher education sector(Shutterstock)

Online workshop organised to reduce compliance burden in higher education sector

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2021 08:20 AM IST
The first online workshop was organised on Wednesday as part of a series of online interactions started by the Ministry of Education (MoE) and University Grants Commission (UGC) with stakeholders to streamline the forms and processes for reducing compliance burden in the higher education sector.
Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.(HT Photo)
Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.(HT Photo)

Pokhriyal announces linking of OTPRMS certificates with DigiLocker

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2021 10:33 AM IST
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announces linking of OTPRMS certificates with DigiLocker with waiver of registration fees
The court issued notice to Secretary of Ministry of Education seeking reply on the contempt petition filed by NGO Social Jurist and listed the matter for further hearing on March 17.(PTi File)
The court issued notice to Secretary of Ministry of Education seeking reply on the contempt petition filed by NGO Social Jurist and listed the matter for further hearing on March 17.(PTi File)

HC seeks reply on plea for contempt for not extending RTE beyond 14 years age

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 02:44 PM IST
The Delhi HC has sought response of Ministry of Education on a plea seeking contempt action against the authorities for not taking decision on extension of free education under the Right To Education Act to children of EWS even after attaining 14 years of age in the same school.
IIT Kharagpur. (Mint file)
IIT Kharagpur. (Mint file)

PM Modi to inaugurate super specialty hospital in IIT Kharagpur on February 23

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 10:27 PM IST
The MBBS programme in the institute is expected to start from the academic year 2021-22 in addition to postgraduate and doctoral programmes.
An eight-member committee comprising IIT directors was asked to suggest measures on effective implementation of reservation policies not only in recruitment, but also for admissions. (Mint file)
An eight-member committee comprising IIT directors was asked to suggest measures on effective implementation of reservation policies not only in recruitment, but also for admissions. (Mint file)

No decision on exempting IITs from faculty reservation: Govt

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 07:23 PM IST
The committee had also noted that the expectations on the faculty from the IITs were very high due to the quality and standards of education, and rather than specific quotas, diversity issues should be addressed through outreach campaigns and targeted recruitment of faculty
The Maharashtra education department plans to reopen schools for Classes 9 to 12 on November 23, education minister Varsha Gaikwad announced on Friday.(Raj K Raj/HT File)
The Maharashtra education department plans to reopen schools for Classes 9 to 12 on November 23, education minister Varsha Gaikwad announced on Friday.(Raj K Raj/HT File)

Education Ministry to rename 1,063 residential schools

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 05:10 PM IST
A senior official of the Education Ministry said that the association of these schools with Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose will act as an inspiration to the children and will also motivate the teachers, staff, and administration to enable them to achieve high standards of excellence.
Many private schools have completed the initial preparations keeping in mind the current norms of social distancing and sanitation. (Pic for representation)
Many private schools have completed the initial preparations keeping in mind the current norms of social distancing and sanitation. (Pic for representation)

'JNVs can resume for classes 10, 12 in states where schools allowed to reopen'

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 05:22 PM IST
JNVs can resume for classes 10, 12 in states where schools allowed to reopen: Education Ministry
New Delhi: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' and Textiles and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Zubin Irani at the launch of the Toycathon 2021, at National Media Centre in New Delhi, Tuesday, Jan 5, 2021. As per the official statement the aim of this event is to promote the use of toys as pedagogical tools for schools and colleges. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)(PTI01_05_2021_000123B)(PTI)
New Delhi: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' and Textiles and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Zubin Irani at the launch of the Toycathon 2021, at National Media Centre in New Delhi, Tuesday, Jan 5, 2021. As per the official statement the aim of this event is to promote the use of toys as pedagogical tools for schools and colleges. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)(PTI01_05_2021_000123B)(PTI)

Education minister lauds efforts of students, teachers, govt during Covid-19

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 10:29 AM IST
National Education Policy (NEP) will fully equip and enable students to meet the needs of the 21st century.
According to the norms, IoEs shall be permitted to start a maximum of three off-campus centres in five years, but not more than one in an academic year. In Picture - IISc Bengaluru. (HT File Photo | Representational image)
According to the norms, IoEs shall be permitted to start a maximum of three off-campus centres in five years, but not more than one in an academic year. In Picture - IISc Bengaluru. (HT File Photo | Representational image)

India's 'Institutions of Eminence' can set up campuses in foreign countries

PTI |
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2021 01:11 PM IST
The Education Ministry had launched the IoE scheme in 2018 as per which 20 institutions were to be selected -- 10 public and 10 private ones -- that would enjoy complete academic and administrative autonomy.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

With no clarity on board exam dates, schools conduct pre-board exams in online mode

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 07:23 PM IST
While the Ministry of Education (MoE) is yet to take a call on the dates of board exams for class 10 and 12, it has already clarified that the exams will be in pen and paper mode only.
IIT Kharagpur. (Mint file)
IIT Kharagpur. (Mint file)

Regional language policy needed in technical education, says IIT Kharagpur director

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 10:47 AM IST
Adopting regional language in technical education is “a necessary long-term goal”, Tewari said in his official Facebook page, lauding a decision of the Ministry of Education in this regard.
Yogesh Tyagi(Hindustan Times photo)
Yogesh Tyagi(Hindustan Times photo)

DU Vice Chancellor Prof Yogesh Tyagi suspended. All you need to know

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 09:16 PM IST
The president has also called for an inquiry over accusations of dereliction of duties and lack of commitment and devotion to his responsibility as the VC.
Delhi University Vice Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi.(HT file)
Delhi University Vice Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi.(HT file)

DU VC Tyagi placed under suspension, probe on several charges of misgovernence ordered

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 08:14 PM IST
Prof P C Joshi, Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi shall function as the Vice Chancellor during this period for the smooth functioning of the varsity, the order said.
CSS Scholarship 2020.(Screengrab)
CSS Scholarship 2020.(Screengrab)

Applications invited for CSS Scholarship 2020, apply till October 31

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 05:13 PM IST
The last date for submission of the online application form for renewal and for fresh scholarship 2020 is October 31, 2020.
As per the guidelines, schools and coaching institutions can open in a graded manner after October 15.(HT file N)
As per the guidelines, schools and coaching institutions can open in a graded manner after October 15.(HT file N)

Unlock 5: Education Ministry issues guidelines for reopening schools amid Covid-19

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 05:54 PM IST
The Ministry said that States/UTs may adopt or adapt the standard operating procedure (SoP) as per local context and requirements.  
SWAYAM admit card 2020.(Screengrab)
SWAYAM admit card 2020.(Screengrab)

SWAYAM admit card 2020 released at swayam.gov.in, here’s how to download

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2020 01:21 PM IST
Candidates who have registered for the examination can download their admit card online at swayam.gov.in.
The Delhi High Court.(HT Photo)
The Delhi High Court.(HT Photo)

Provide gadgets, Internet to poor students for online classes: Delhi HC to schools

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 02:51 PM IST
The court also directed the constitution of a three-member committee which would ensure uniformity and expedite the supply of gadgets/equipment to EWS/DG students
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Image Credit: ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Image Credit: ANI)

Five Cs for students in 21st century: PM Modi’s top quotes on school education

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 01:29 PM IST
The PM’s address came on the second and final day of the conclave, which has been organised under the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 by the ministry of education as a part of the ‘Shiksha Parv.’
PM Narendra Modi(ANI )
PM Narendra Modi(ANI )

School students to have new curriculum framework by 2022, says PM Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 12:49 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the ‘Conclave on School Education in the 21st century under National Education Policy 2020’. The conclave was organised by the ministry of education as a part of the “Shiksha Parv” which is being observed from September 8-25 to felicitate teachers and take the New Education Policy (NEP) forward.PM Modi had on August 7 delivered the inaugural address at the “Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under NEP-2020.” The Prime Minister had said then that NEP 2020 will play a major role in reducing the gap between research and education in India.

PM Modi had delivered the inaugural address at the ‘Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under NEP-2020’ on August 7.(ANI)
PM Modi had delivered the inaugural address at the ‘Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under NEP-2020’ on August 7.(ANI)

PM Modi to address conclave on school education under National Education Policy-2020 on Friday

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 06:59 AM IST
The Ministry of Education is organising the two-day conclave, which started on Thursday, as a part of the “Shiksha Parv”, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a statement.
Students who may or may not have been enrolled in HEI but wish to pursue an education and consolidate their academic records for employment or other purposes can register with ABC(Shutterstock)
Students who may or may not have been enrolled in HEI but wish to pursue an education and consolidate their academic records for employment or other purposes can register with ABC(Shutterstock)

An Academic Bank of Credit will transform Indian education

By Bhushan Patwardhan and Pankaj Mittal
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 08:06 PM IST
ABC is an online entity to be established and managed by the ministry of education. It will function much like a commercial bank with students as account-holders to whom the bank provides services, including credit accumulation, credit transfer, credit redemption through the opening, closure and validation of accounts
Most Indian students had returned from China y February because of the Covid-9 pandemic(ANI FILE PHOTO)
Most Indian students had returned from China y February because of the Covid-9 pandemic(ANI FILE PHOTO)

23,000 Indian students stare at long wait to return to Chinese campuses

Hindustan Times, eijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 11:20 AM IST
The Chinese ministry of education (MoE) told the Indian embassy in Beijing that no foreign student can enter the country and did not specify a time frame for the Indian students to return.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(Screengrab)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(Screengrab)

National Education Policy 2020: We should try to implement NEP in letter and spirit, says PM

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 10:02 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed a meet on the National Education Policy 2020 and its transformational impact. The conference titled “Role of NEP-2020 in Transforming Higher Education” has been organised by the Ministry of Education. Education ministers of all states, President Ram Nath Kovind, Governors, Vice-Chancellors of universities and other senior officials are also attending the online conference.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)

National Education Policy 2020: PM, President, Governors, VC’s to take part in meet on NEP

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 10:01 AM IST
National Education Policy 2020: The conference titled “Role of NEP-2020 in Transforming Higher Education” has been organised by the Ministry of Education, Government of India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind are seen at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi in this file photo.(ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind are seen at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi in this file photo.(ANI Photo)

President Kovind, PM Modi to address governors’ conference on NEP on Monday

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 11:37 AM IST
The conference titled ‘Role of NEP-2020 in Transforming Higher Education’ is being organised by the Ministry of Education.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)

President, PM to address Governors’ Conference on National Education Policy

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON SEP 06, 2020 09:07 AM IST
The Governors’ Conference is also being attended by education ministers of all states, vice-chancellors of state universities and other senior officials.
Sanjay Jain, 45, has been selected for the national award by Ministry of Education.(HT)
Sanjay Jain, 45, has been selected for the national award by Ministry of Education.(HT)

Teacher in MP transforms school into knowledge hub, selected for National Award

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Shruti Tomar
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2020 07:59 PM IST
The names of the teachers selected for the national award from across the country was announced on Friday last, as per an education department’s official in Madhya Pradesh.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has appeal to Centre to assess risk and postpone JEE, NEET exams until the situation is conducive again.(Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has appeal to Centre to assess risk and postpone JEE, NEET exams until the situation is conducive again.(Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)

‘Will put students’ lives at risk’: Mamata Banerjee urges Centre to postpone JEE, NEET

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 12:34 PM IST
The Ministry of Education gave directive to conduct JEE from September 1 to 6, and NEET on September 13.
President Ram Nath Kovind has given his nod to changing the name of HRD ministry to ministry of education.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
President Ram Nath Kovind has given his nod to changing the name of HRD ministry to ministry of education.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

HRD Ministry is now officially Ministry of Education as it gets President’s nod

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 08:49 AM IST
The ministry of education was renamed as the HRD ministry in 1985 during the tenure of then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The NEP was introduced the next year and it was later amended in 1992.
National education policy 2020.(HT file)
National education policy 2020.(HT file)

NEP 2020: 7 salient features apart from what is clearly evident

By Dr Vaneeta Aggarwal
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2020 05:49 PM IST
There are seven salient features or objectives of the announced National education policy apart from what is clearly evident in its documentation and which are in perfect harmony with Government’s previous initiatives since 2014.
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