Be more communicative with students, faculty: HRD Ministry officials advise JNU VC
The Left-controlled JNUSU and the ABVP have blamed each other for the violence that continued for two hours. That night, the HRD ministry sought an immediate report from the registrar. HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank,' said in Bhubaneswar on Monday that educational institutions cannot be allowed to become "political adda".
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Don’t make universities ‘hub of politics’: HRD Minister on CAA protests
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TISS govt funded, faculty and staff can’t protest on duty: Administration
In a circular issued on December 19, by the acting registrar, it is said, “TISS being an institute funded by the Government of India, the staff and faculty cannot join any form of protest while on duty”. The circular, issued with approval of the director, was only a reiteration of its existing conduct rules, registrar Bala Murugan told ET.
HRD seeks report from Jamia, AMU about situation on campuses and sequence of events
"Both the VCs had come to the ministry today and met senior officials. The situation is now normal on both the campuses and maximum students residing in hostel have gone back home as vacation have been announced. The varsities will announce a fresh schedule for pending examination once the campuses reopen in January," a source said.
Situation in 42 central varsities, barring 2, peaceful: Government
There are 42 central universities in the country and only in a few there were peaceful protests like candlelight march, the reports of violence came only in two universities -- Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim university (AMU), a govt official said.
Over 7,000 exit BTech in IITs in last 5 yrs, lose coveted tag
This staggering dropout statistic was revealed by the Ministry of HRD in the Lok Sabha recently while making a statement on top engineering institutions like the IITs and Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) getting approval to provide the exit option to students.
Not possible to have uniform education syllabus, says minister
Since education is a subject in the Concurrent List of the Constitution and a substantial majority of schools are under the jurisdiction of state governments, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said it is for the respective state or union territory governments to decide the syllabus and curriculum.
PM Modi urges private sector to join BRICS efforts focused on human resources
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JNUSU submits memorandum to HRD Ministry
Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union President Aishe Ghosh stated that a memorandum has been submitted to Ministry of Human Resource ...
HRD Ministry appoints committee to recommend ways to restore functioning of JNU
The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry's committee on JNU will initiate dialogues with students and administration as well as submit recommendations on resolution of all issues, they said.
Number of internship positions crossed 1 million mark in 2019: Report
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Tax department going after CXO pay cheques
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HRD ministry directs JNU to review changes to emeritus ordinance
In a communication dated November 8, the HRD ministry had written to the Registrar of JNU stating that “since the ‘emeritus’ status is a title and not a post, the amendment made to Ordinance 32 of the University is required to be reviewed”, ET has learnt.
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