14 Jun 2016
New Delhi: The Tuesday morning began with a war of words between HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Bihar Education Minister Ashok Choudhary.
07 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Promising to convert the challenges into opportunities, former Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar took charge of the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry today.
02 Aug 2011
Without taking consultation of the state government, Bihar Governor and Chancellor Devanand Kunwar on Monday appointed new Vice-Chancellors for six universities in the state. However, the Human Resource and Development Ministry has pooh poohed the Governor’s decision.
17 May 2016
New Delhi: Considered as one of the most crucial and important departments of the state, the Human Resource Development Ministry is undergoing a metamorphosis of sorts. Headed by Smriti Irani, one of the most vocal, vociferous, and prominent television actors, who is also popularly known as ‘Tulsi’, the Ministry has chalked out some ambitious plans to uplift the educational system of the country.
07 Dec 2012
The Patna High Court on Friday cancelled the appointment of six vice chancellors (VCs) and four pro-vice chancellors (Pro-VCs) of seven universities in Bihar over alleged illegalities in their appointments.
05 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Students across the country would soon be able to watch live telecast of lectures from six IITs and some other top institutions while seated in their living rooms, with the HRD Ministry set to launch 32 Direct-to-Home channels to cater to their needs.
17 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Amid the controversy surrounding the observance of 'Good Governance Day', HRD Ministry has communicated to vice chancellors of all Central universities to complete all programmes related to the event before the Christmas break.
21 Mar 2015
Patna: Minister of State for Human Resource Development Upendra Kushwaha on Saturday said his Ministry would seek a report from Bihar government over reports of rampant cheating during board exams in the state.
18 Mar 2013
The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the appointments of nine vice-chancellors and two pro-vice chancellors made recently by former Governor Devanand Konwar in various universities of Bihar.
17 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Central Universities in the country may soon be evaluated on certain agreed parameters by a panel of outside experts, with the HRD ministry considering putting in place an external peer review mechanism for them in line with what is practised at the IITs.