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CBSE paper leak: Sack Prakash Javadekar and CBSE chief, demands Congress

ongress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala has also demanded a judicial probe by a high court judge into the matter CBSE paper leaks. File Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday demanded that human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) chairperson Anita Karwal be sacked following reports that the Class 10 mathematics and the Class ... Read More »

CBSE re-exam dates for Class 10 Maths, Class 12 Economics papers by Monday or Tuesday: Prakash Javadekar

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar termed the CBSE examination paper leak ‘unfortunate’ and said culprits would not go scot-free. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The CBSE is expected to announce on Monday or Tuesday the next date of re-examination for Class 10 mathematics and Class 12 economics subjects, Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday, in the wake of paper leaks. The ... Read More »

JD(U) MP writes to Prakash Javadekar demanding scrapping of admission quota in government-aided schools

Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) MP Harivansh has written a letter to Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar demanding scrapping of admission quota for MPs in the Kendriya Vidyalaya and other government-aided schools. The JD(U) leader said that earlier the MPs had the right of recommending five names for admission, but the current government increased it to 10. However, the MP ... Read More »

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At an event organised by the CBSE, Prakash Javadekar said that in order to reduce the burden of school bags on students, the ministry is working on fresh norms for CBSE schools. Fresh norms to be issued for CBSE schools RELATED STORIES 94,832 candidates apply for MBA entrance exam in Maharashtra Puducherry seeks exemption from NEET: CM Narayanasamy JNU agitation ... Read More »

Policy to be implemented soon for 20 world-class universities: Prakash Javadekar

Addressing the Youth Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017, Javadekar said “We have finalised guidelines and soon will implement the policy to set up 20 world class universities in India, ten from private and ten from public institutions HRD minister Prakash Javadek at Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017 (Image source: https://twitter.com/PrakashJavdekar) RELATED STORIES CBSE Class 12 Boards 2017: Expected to be ... Read More »

India lost out by ‘keeping women as slaves’: Says Prakash Javadekar

While initiating many proposals and scheme in the field of education since day one of joining, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar has stunned each and every one. While addressing a gathering at a recent event in Jamia Millia Islamia, said India had lost out by “keeping women as slaves.” On Wednesday, the minister went to the varsity to inaugurate ... Read More »

Inventor of $1 microscope Manu Prakash wins prestigious ‘genius grant’ fellowship

An Indian-origin scientist has won the prestigious MacArthur ‘genius grant’ fellowship for his low-cost paper microscope, that he built last year which costs less than USD 1. IIT alumni Manu Prakash was among the 12 people who won USD 625,000 award this year. He is an assistant professor of bio engineering at Stanford University in the United States. Achievements: Low-cost ... Read More »

Prakash Javadekar launches ‘Sarthi’ at three Rajasthan centers on International Literacy Day

On International Literacy Day, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurated “Sarthi” at three centers, Churu, Chaksu and Udaipur in Rajasthan. The program is likely to help the youth to get latest information on career opportunities and courses across the country. Around 500 students in Churu, directly communicated with the minister as well as counsellors present at three locations. This was ... Read More »

Government has no plans to make Urdu compulsory in school education: Prakash Javadekar

“There are no plans to make Urdu compulsory in school education though the government is taking steps to promote the language, ” said HRD minister Prakash Javadekar in the Rajya Sabha. Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour, Javadekar said government is taking a number of steps to promote Urdu which is a great language and all other languages. What did the ... Read More »

‘Teachers should be answerable and accountable’ says Prakash Javadekar

+ With Prime Minster taking the decision of shifting Smriti Irani to Textile Ministry under the recent cabinet reshuffle, the new Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar, recently at a college event, said that “accountability” will be introduced for the teachers in the education system. (READ: Students should rebel, need to challenge status quo to innovate: Prakash Javadekar) ... Read More »