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Javadekar to meet Maha govt, lighten school bags for kids

Heavy schoolbags result in long-term medical issues & hence, HRD is looking forward to talk to State to make some changes with CBSE & other boards.

Lok Sabha passed IIM bill, opposition applauds HRD

On July 29, the Lok Sabha passed the Indian Institute of Management Bill proposed by HRD minister Prakash Javadekar granting IIMs autonomy.

HRD notifies Rajya Sabha: No advancement in 10th, 12th Boards

The Rajya Sabha was finally notified that no advancement plans for class 10 and 12 boards earlier than the usual month of March by the CBSE.

No brain drain, only brain gain : Says Javadekar while proposing...

Instead of bran drain, we will have brain gain in the years to come - ensured the Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. Check details here.

Power to award MTech, PhD degrees now vested in IIITs

Lok Sabha passed a bill vesting the power in IIITs to award various degrees like M Tech & PhD, as issued by autonomous universities. Details.

Javadekar ensures Rajya Sabha: No removal of Tagore from books

Javadekar replied to O'Brien that the government respects Tagore and all others who contributed to the freedom and literature of the nation.

MHRD to ‘Protect, Preserve and Promote Endangered Languages’

The government initiated the “Scheme for Protection and Preservation of Endangered Languages of India’, CIIL. Read article for more details.

Javadekar: Engineering under-grads must do 3 internships minimum

Every teacher in each of the technical discipline shall mandatorily undergo an annual refresher course through SWAYAM portal (Massive open online course), encapsulating all advances in their field of study.

Pandey claims new education policy to be out by Dec

Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey, Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development, announced on July 25 that the Centre is drafting the education policy taking consideration from all stakeholders.

JD(U) MP to Javadekar: Scrape off MP quota from govt schools

JDU MP says that to have a clean and credible state of politics, scraping off such privileges is not much of an option, but rather a compulsion.