Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Topic: HRD

O.P. Jindal Global University | jgu.edu.in

No IITs, JNU in Institute of Eminence 2nd list, Raghuram Rajan-backed university makes cut

Govt-appointed panel recommends 19 more educational institutions. HRD ministry to take final call early next week.
Representational image of a woman teaching Kashmiri language | harfkar.com

Govt removes Kashmiri from language portal after Kashmiri Pandits object

Kashmiri Pandits claim the version of language put out is based on the script widely used by Muslims in the Valley.
Representational image | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Given Left’s grip on colleges, arranging marriages are easier than holding seminars in India

The malaise towards Indian higher education has made our railway platforms cleaner and technologically better equipped than classrooms.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at a rally

Modi govt is very ‘unstable’ for top IAS secretaries, transfers them too often and abruptly

Finance, HRD, I&B, WCD ministries have their fifth secretaries in Modi govt’s 4 years, home and health on fourth.
IIT

IITs to hold special counseling to ensure seats are not left vacant

There is an increase in the number of seats at IITs this year, from 10,988 last year to 11,279, as a result of an HRD ministry directive to allocate 14 per cent supernumerary seats for girls.
Amit Shah on Modi Govt's policies towards rural India | PTI

Embarrassing: How a ‘media manager’ defrauded BJP

Pre-Truth, our new feature, will bring you snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.
Security personnel (representational image) | Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

To keep students in, security forces to be moved out of schools in Naxal areas

Modi govt to ensure that children in 173 Maoist affected districts can continue their education without any hindrance.
A school in India | Pixabay

Like doctors, Modi govt wants to make it compulsory for teachers to work in villages

Central govt working on policy to bring 60.61 lakh out-of-school children back into the system; CABE sub-committee recommends following doctors' model.
madhya pradesh

MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...