Draft IIM bill seeks to put HRD in control

Draft IIM bill seeks to put HRD in control
In a move that could impinge on the autonomy of the Indian Institutes of Management, the Human Resource Development Ministry has come up with a draft IIM bill, which seeks to give the ministry authority over the institutes on a range of issues …
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Facing Congress fire, HRD Ministry prepares rebuttal
The Congress also attacked the HRD ministry for “unwarranted interference with academic MoUs”. As first reported by The Indian Express, the HRD ministry had moved a draft note proposing that any MoUs with foreign universities by higher education …
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Ministry of Human Resources Development must focus on education, not past
But this is no defence for Indian universities failing to find a single place in the top 200 universities of the world. Clearly, the ministry of human resources development (MHRD) is barking up the wrong tree when it spends its time and energy …
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HRD Minister Smriti Irani at the Express Adda today

HRD Minister Smriti Irani at the Express Adda today
If her role in a prime time TV serial made her a household name in the country, her switch to politics with the same élan, the rapid rise within the BJP and her induction in the Union Cabinet as its youngest member have returned the spotlight on Smriti …
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City IIM gets official nod from HR ministry
Nagpur: IIM gets official nod from HR ministryThe Union Ministry for Human Resources Development (MHRD) officially granted the green signal to Maharashtra's first Indian Institute of Management (IIM) even though it was on cards from a long time …
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Smriti Irani vs Arnab Goswami Full Interview: Union HRD Minister locks horns
Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) Smriti Irani in an interview to Times Now, cornered its editor-in-chief, Goswami in one of the most diligent manner. Not only did the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Irani pummel Goswami into a …
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PM Modi to hand awards for excellence in public administration on Tuesday
The sessions as part of the programme would be chaired by senior Union ministers like Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Parliamentary Affairs, Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Human Resource Development Minister …
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Jaitley writes to HRD Minister on four-year undergraduate course

Jaitley writes to HRD Minister on four-year undergraduate course
In a letter to the Union Human Resource Development Minister M. M. Pallam Raju, Mr. Jaitley has said Delhi University had not considered all aspects and opinions before taking the decision. The impact of a three-year course becoming a four-year one in …
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Human resources conference to be held in Kuching
The Education Ministry, together with the Sarawak Skills Development Centre (PPKS), is organising the Malaysia International Technical Human Resources Development (MITHRDC) and 9th Asian Academic Society Vocational Education Training (AASVET) …
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NHRC notice to HRD Ministry on discrimination against Dalit students
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken a very serious view of the alleged rampant caste discrimination against Dalit students in various educational institutions in the country, which led to 18 such students committing suicide in the …
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