Tag archive for ‘HRD Ministry’
    By Reporter Education Insight On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

    VC Selection Norms Tightened

    The procedure for appointment of Vice Chancellors (VCs) in Central universities has been tightened by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). According to new norms, the members of the search-cum-selection More...

    By Reporter Education Insight On Thursday, March 19th, 2015

    Anil Kakodkar Resigns as Chairman of the Board of Governors of IIT-B

    Renowned nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar has resigned as the chairman of the board of governors of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, apparently because of differences with the Human Resource Development More...

    By Correspondent On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

    UGC retains API (Academic Performance Indicator) System

    University Grants Commission Going back on its earlier decision to scrap the Academic Performance Indicator (API), a mandatory requirement for universities to select and promote faculty members, the University Grants More...

    By Correspondent On Monday, October 29th, 2012

    P Raju replaced K Sibal and appointed the new HRD Minister

    MM Pallam Raju has replaced the former Union Minister for Human Resource and Development after the recent Cabinet shuffle. Taking over the charge from Kapil Sibal, he said that he will “carry forward the good More...

    By Kalpesh Banker On Thursday, March 15th, 2012

    After anti-ragging drive, HRD ministry plans law to curbe cast bias in education

    The government is considering a proposal to make caste discrimination in institutions of higher education a punishable offence. The HRD Ministry has been jolted into action by an increasing number of suicides by More...

    By Correspondent On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

    All India Survey on Higher Education workshop for south zone organized

    Ministry of Human Resources Development The Union ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has conducted workshop for training faculty from south zone colleges for its ambitious All India Survey on Higher Education More...

    By Correspondent On Saturday, December 10th, 2011

    UGC announces start-up grant of 6 lakhs to attract young researchers

    University Grants Commission (UGC) HRD Ministry and UGC have launched a scheme to give start-up grant for newly-hired faculty to boost research development among young faculty in India. A grant of Rs 6 lakh will More...

    By Correspondent On Sunday, November 20th, 2011

    Govt to push higher education reforms in Parliaments’ winter session

    HRD Minister, Kapil Sibal The Government along with other long pending legislation is also expected to push reforms in higher education sector during the Winter Session of Parliament through a number of proposed More...

    By Correspondent On Thursday, July 14th, 2011

    E. Ahamed becomes new Minister of State for HRD

    E. Ahamed has become the new Minister of State for Human Resource Development. After the announcement was made regarding his appointment, Ahamed met Kapil Sibal, Union Minister of Human Resource Development before More...

    By Correspondent On Monday, July 11th, 2011

    MHRD takes over National Council for Teacher Education

    The Human Resource Development Ministry has superseded the National Council for Teacher Education for six months through a gazette notification. The move comes after the council was recently issued a show cause More...