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188th Day Of Lockdown

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Ramesh Pokhriyal

Centre's push for Bharat: Study in mother tongue or regional language till Class 5

The new policy will replace the existing policy that was formulated in 1986 under the Rajiv Gandhi government.

29 Jul 2020 7:17 PM

Ministry of Human Resource Development to be renamed Ministry of Education

It is worth noting that the Ministry of Human Resource Development was called education ministry before 26 September 1985

29 Jul 2020 2:16 PM

False narrative, says HRD minister on row over revised CBSE syllabus

The comments by the minister came following a controversy over the reduction of syllabus by the CBSE due to the COVID-19 situation

09 Jul 2020 1:52 PM

CBSE to conduct class 10, 12 board exams at 15,000 centres across country

The exams, which were postponed in view of the coronavirus lockdown, will now be held from July 1 to July 15

25 May 2020 2:27 PM

‘Modi govt will not tolerate this’: HRD minister to universities against CAA

Pokhriyal said there is 'no bigger' a well-wisher of Muslims of the country than Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

30 Dec 2019 9:22 AM


HRD ministry not likely to interfere in JNU fee issue; may facilitate resolution, not order

The panel set up by the ministry has submitted its report but the ministry is yet to take a call on it.

09 Dec 2019 8:54 PM

CBSE hikes exam fees for Class 10 & Class 12

The CBSE had in August announced a hike in board exam fees across categories.

22 Nov 2019 2:13 AM

Opposition MPs seek CBI probe in IIT student’s suicide

Expressing dissatisfaction at HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal’s response, the Opposition MPs staged a walkout.

19 Nov 2019 5:57 AM

HRD minister stuck inside auditorium for over 6 hours as JNU students protest

Hundreds of students gathered outside the AICTE headquarters protesting against hostel fee hike.

11 Nov 2019 6:17 PM

Pokhriyal launches app to ensure transparency in education system in India

App will provide all details about education system in India as well as detailed information about schools with feedback procedure.

28 Aug 2019 4:34 PM


HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal pays surprise visit to ICHR, ICSSR offices in Delhi

The Minister visited different departments and met all the officials and support staff of these organisations.

23 Aug 2019 1:59 PM

NASA says speaking computers may become reality due to Sanskrit: BJP leader

The minister also claimed that ancient physician Sushruta was the world's first surgeon.

11 Aug 2019 8:47 AM

Govt rejects Scindia's request to retain official bungalow in Lutyens' Delhi

His family vacated the house last November after his death in August.

26 Jul 2019 3:45 PM

LS passes Bill for Central university in Andhra Pradesh

To a query, Mr Pokhriyal said vacant posts in all central education institutions will be filled up in the next few months.

13 Jul 2019 12:20 AM

HRD Minister to call meet with states on draft education policy

The 484-page draft NEP was prepared by a committee appointed by the government.

09 Jun 2019 1:09 PM


Ramesh Pokhriyal to frame new policy

The biggest task ahead for the new HRD minister will be the release of the NEP which is already delayed by over four years.

01 Jun 2019 6:31 AM