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No Proposal For Menstrual Leaves At Educational Institutions Considered: Union Ministry

The Union Education Ministry replied in Lok Sabha over the question of getting menstrual leave for students at educational institutions. On February 6, Union Education Minister Subhas Sarkar said, "No such proposal is under consideration in the ministry." The reply was in view of the Kerala Government's announcement that it would grant menstrual leaves to females. However, the Union Ministry asked the concerned authority to ensure menstrual… read-more

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 - 08:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Education Ministry, Menstrual Leaves, Educational institutions, lok sabha, Kerala Government

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Union Ministry Holds Meeting With Officials, Discusses New Curriculum

Union Ministry of Education held an inter-ministerial conference to solicit input for reorganising the curriculum and pedagogical framework under the National Curriculum Framework (NCF). Held on August 9, the meeting was attended by senior officials and representatives of all ministries and significant organisations, like National Council of Education and Research Training (NCERT), the ECI, the ICAR, and the DRDO.  Ministry will soon issue … read-more

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 08:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Education Ministry, meeting, New Curriculum, Indian government, National Education Policy


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Education Ministry Scraps MP, DM Quotas For Admissions To Kendriya Vidyalaya

The Education Ministry has decided to remove the Member of Parliament (MP) and District Magistrate (DM) quotas, among others, for admissions to Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS). Some government sources have called it a revolutionary decision. A KV official said, "The provision of admissions will continue for a single girl child, and those orphaned due to Covid under (the) PM Cares Children Scheme".

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 06:19 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Education, Central Government, Education Ministry, kvs, quota

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Education Ministry Demands Report In JNU Student Clash

The JNU administration has been asked to submit a detailed report on the clash, which left six students injured. On hearing the incident that took place on the day of Ram Navami, Union Education Minister on April 12s asked for details. Notably, an FIR has been registered with Delhi police, demanding action against the ABVP activists, who allegedly attacked the students for serving non-veg food in the mess.

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 05:06 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: JNU, Education Ministry, clash, Student Protest, Delhi Police

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JNU Gets 1st Women Vice Chancellor Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) appointed its first women Vice Chancellor, on February 7. Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit's appointment was with the approval of President Ram Nath Kovind and the Ministry of Education, for a duration of five years. The 59-year-old Pandit is also the alumni of the JNU and is currently the VC of Savitribai Phule University. She studied MPhil and has PHD in International Relations. 

Mon, 07 Feb 2022 - 04:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit, jawaharlal nehru university, VICE CHANCELLOR, President Ram Nath Kovind, Education Ministry

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Union Ministry Issues Fresh Guidelines For Schools Amid COVID-19

With the declining COVID-19 cases, many Indian states reopened schools for offline classes from February 1. In regard to this, the Union Education Ministry, issued fresh guidelines for schools and educational institutions, conducting primary classes.  New guidelines, eases mandatory parents approval norm, giving authority to respective state government to take a call on this. In addition, the new guidelines focused on "bridge courses" for… read-more

Thu, 03 Feb 2022 - 11:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Education Ministry, Covid-19 guidelines(43), Schools, Union government, Indian States

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Pariksha Pe Charcha

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'Pariksha Pe Charcha' 2022 To Be Held In Online Mode: Union Education Ministry

The Indian Government will organise online "pariksha pe charcha" 2022.  The Union Education Ministry spokesperson said, PM Narendra Modi will interact with the selected students for "pariksha pe charcha" competition, open for class X to XII, parents and teachers. Started in 2018, the initiative aims to interact with students, having board exams stress. Interested candidates can still apply and register at official website, www.mygov.in by… read-more

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 08:50 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Pariksha Pe Charcha, PM Narendra Modi, students, Education Ministry, Indian government

Education Ministry To Fill Vacant Posts Of Teachers

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Education Ministry To Fill Vacant Posts Of Teachers In Central Universities By March

The Education Ministry has set a target to fill the vacant posts of teachers in Central Universities before the new academic session in March 2022. The entire process of filling the vacant posts is monitored by a special team within the Ministry. The posts were initially supposed to be filled by December 30. Reportedly, more than 6000 posts of teachers are vacant in 50 central universities. 

Fri, 31 Dec 2021 - 04:29 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Education Ministry, Teachers, Academic Sessions, vacant post, Central university

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IIM Director appointed without proof of Degree

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Petition Filed Against IIM Rohtak's Director; Failed To Present Degree

A petition has been filed against the Centre's decision to appoint Dheeraj Sharma as the Director of IIM Rohtak in Punjab & Haryana High Court. Reports suggest that the Education Minister had written him twice to present his undergrad degree before the ministry, to which he still hasn't replied. The Centre urged the court to dismiss the plea considering the petitioners had no locus-standi.

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 - 06:27 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: IIM, IIM Rohtak, Education Ministry, Punjab and Haryana High Court

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Among Exits: 12 Ministers Quit Ahead Of PM Modi's Cabinet Reshuffle

Just hours before PM Modi's cabinet reshuffle on July 7, a total of 12 ministers pledged their resignation. Among the ministers were the Union Minister for Law and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Chaube, and Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank who announced their resignation.

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 06:33 PM / by Ashutosh Kumar Mishra

Tags: Health Ministry, Education Ministry, Cabinet Reshuffle, Modi Government

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