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Min of Education inaugurates Shikshak Parv to take NEP forward, award teachers

Union Ministers Annapurna Devi and Rajkumar Ranjan Singh on Tuesday inaugurated Shikshak Parv which is being celebrated to felicitate teachers and to take the new National Education Policy (NEP) forward.

Min of Education inaugurates Shikshak Parv to take NEP forward, award teachers
Min of Education inaugurates Shikshak Parv to take NEP forward, award teachers
Published on Sep 07, 2022 03:42 PM IST

Nursing body distances itself from textbook listing ‘advantages’ of dowry system

In a page from the Textbook of Sociology for Nurses that went viral on the internet, author TK Indrani has cited girls’ education as one of the so-called advantages of the dowry system.

The Indian Nursing Council said that it “strongly condemns any derogatory content which is against the prevailing law of the land.”
The Indian Nursing Council said that it “strongly condemns any derogatory content which is against the prevailing law of the land.”
Published on Apr 05, 2022 09:54 AM IST

Ministry of Education warns against fake websites duping job aspirants

The Ministry of Education today, in a statement, gave clarification regarding fake websites allegedly duping job aspirants.

There may be more such other websites/social media accounts promising jobs and demanding money for the recruitment process, said the ministry.(File)
There may be more such other websites/social media accounts promising jobs and demanding money for the recruitment process, said the ministry.(File)
Published on Mar 07, 2022 11:55 PM IST

Govt issues advisory on use of ed-tech firms for online coaching

The ministry of education issued the advisory after several cases of fraud in ed-tech companies were reported

Students attend online classes during lockdown in the wake of Covid pandemic in Chandigarh on April 17, 2020. (HT photo)
Students attend online classes during lockdown in the wake of Covid pandemic in Chandigarh on April 17, 2020. (HT photo)
Updated on Dec 24, 2021 05:09 AM IST

29 million students don’t have access to devices: Govt report

According to the data, as many as 29.6 million students from 19 states and five UTs were found to be without digital devices during the surveys conducted by these states and UTs.

The ministry has also collected data from Central government run Kendriya Vidyalayas and Navodaya Vidyalayas on the number of students without access to digital devices during the year 2020-21.
The ministry has also collected data from Central government run Kendriya Vidyalayas and Navodaya Vidyalayas on the number of students without access to digital devices during the year 2020-21.
Updated on Oct 07, 2021 12:23 AM IST

Faculties of MoE's TEQIP project demand regularisation of services

Over 150 assistant professors who were recruited under the third phase of the Ministry of Education's TEQIP project have been protesting in the national capital demanding regularisation of their services.

Faculties of MoE's TEQIP project demand regularisation of services
Faculties of MoE's TEQIP project demand regularisation of services
Published on Sep 04, 2021 05:31 PM IST

Education Ministry’s innovation cell, AICTE, BPRD launch MANTHAN 2021

Ministry of Education’s innovation cell, AICTE and BPRD have jointly launched the MANTHAN 2021 hackathon, a unique national initiative to identify innovative concepts and technology solutions for addressing the security challenges of the 21st century faced by the intelligence agencies.

Education Ministry’s innovation cell, AICTE, BPRD launch MANTHAN 2021
Education Ministry’s innovation cell, AICTE, BPRD launch MANTHAN 2021
Published on Aug 26, 2021 05:30 PM IST

Education ministry, UGC organize webinar on ‘Use of technology in Education’

The Ministry of Education and the University Grants Commission (UGC) organized a national webinar on the “Use of technology in Education” on Tuesday.

Education ministry, UGC organize webinar on ‘Use of technology in Education’(HT file photo)
Education ministry, UGC organize webinar on ‘Use of technology in Education’(HT file photo)
Published on Aug 11, 2021 01:22 PM IST

CBSE along with MIC and AICTE to launch ‘Innovation Ambassador Programme’

CBSE in collaboration with MIC and AICTE will launch ‘Innovation Ambassador Programme’ on July 16, 2021.

CBSE office building(HT FIle)
CBSE office building(HT FIle)
Published on Jul 03, 2021 07:47 PM IST

National Teacher Award 2021: Self nomination registration begins, check notice

National Teacher Award 2021 self nomination registration begins on nationalawardstoteachers.education.gov.in. The last date to apply for the same is till June 20, 2021.

National Teacher Award 2021: Self nomination registration begins, check notice(PTI)
National Teacher Award 2021: Self nomination registration begins, check notice(PTI)
Published on Jun 08, 2021 04:11 PM IST

Govt asks centrally-funded institutions to postpone all offline exams in May

Govt asks centrally-funded institutions to postpone all offline exams scheduled this month

Govt asks centrally-funded institutions to postpone all offline exams in May(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Govt asks centrally-funded institutions to postpone all offline exams in May(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on May 04, 2021 08:58 AM IST

Online workshop organised to reduce compliance burden in higher education sector

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.

Centre organises online workshop on reducing compliance burden in higher education sector(Shutterstock)
Centre organises online workshop on reducing compliance burden in higher education sector(Shutterstock)
Published on Apr 01, 2021 08:20 AM IST

Pokhriyal announces linking of OTPRMS certificates with DigiLocker

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announces linking of OTPRMS certificates with DigiLocker with waiver of registration fees

Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.(HT Photo)
Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 15, 2021 10:33 AM IST

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

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.

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)
Published on Mar 03, 2021 02:44 PM IST

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

The MBBS programme in the institute is expected to start from the academic year 2021-22 in addition to postgraduate and doctoral programmes.

IIT Kharagpur. (Mint file)
IIT Kharagpur. (Mint file)
Published on Feb 21, 2021 10:27 PM IST

No decision on exempting IITs from faculty reservation: Govt

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

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)
Published on Feb 11, 2021 07:23 PM IST

Education Ministry to rename 1,063 residential schools

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.

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)
Published on Feb 05, 2021 05:10 PM IST

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

JNVs can resume for classes 10, 12 in states where schools allowed to reopen: Education Ministry

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)
Published on Feb 04, 2021 05:22 PM IST

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

National Education Policy (NEP) will fully equip and enable students to meet the needs of the 21st century.

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)
Published on Jan 30, 2021 10:29 AM IST

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

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.

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)
Updated on Jan 09, 2021 01:11 PM IST
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