Prakash Javadekar Takes Charge Of Ministry, Smriti Irani Skips Event

Prakash Javadekar replaced Smriti Irani as Education Minister in cabinet rejig. NEW DELHI:  The prime challenge that the education sector faces in the country is raising the quality of education and ensuring it reaches all, Education Minister Prakash Javadekar, who took charge, said today. “The major challenge that is there in the education sector is to raise the standard. Quality ... Read More »

Students Must Rebel, Challenge Status Quo, Says Prakash Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar said if children are encouraged to be inquisitive, innovation will follow. (File photo) NEW DELHI:  India lacks innovation in education as children are discouraged to ask questions in schools something which should not be allowed to go on, Education Minister Prakash Javadekar said today, contending “unless you rebel, unless you challenge the status quo, how can you innovate ... Read More »

Why IIT, Harvard Graduate Jayant Sinha Lost Finance Ministry

Jayant Sinha was junior minister in the Finance Ministry and Minister of State to the Civil Aviation M NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Jayant Sinha shifted as minister of state to the civil aviation ministry Among reasons is tea party he hosted for bank, govt officials: Sources Conflict of interest as wife serves on boards of top companies also cited Smriti Irani’s ... Read More »

Prakash Javadekar Takes Charge Of Education Ministry

Prakash Javadekar replaced Union Minister Smriti Irani– who now heads the Textiles Ministry. NEW DELHI:  Promising to convert the challenges into opportunities, former Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar took charge of the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry today. Mr Javadekar, who earlier held independent charge as the Minister of State was the only minister promoted to the cabinet rank in the ... Read More »

Prakash Javadekar’s Clear Message: I’m Very Different From Smriti Irani

Prakash Javadekar is reportedly handpicked by the party leadership for the complete contrast he provides to his aggressive predecessor Smriti Irani. (PTI Photo) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS With dialogue, there will be no necessity of agitations: Javadekar Prakash Javadekar replaced Smriti Irani as HRD Minister in cabinet rejig Unlike Ms Irani, Mr Javadekar is seen as non-confrontational New Education Minister Prakash ... Read More »

My Job Will be To Make Quality Education Accessible To All: MN Pandey

Mahendra Nath Pandey is a Lok Sabha MP from Chandauli in Uttar Pradesh. NEW DELHI:  Minister of State for Education Mahendra Nath Pandey, who today took charge, said his priority was to make quality education accessible to all the citizens of the country. Interacting with mediapersons, Mr Pandey, who is a Lok Sabha MP from Chandauli in Uttar Pradesh, said ... Read More »

Zee Learn Appoints Debshankar Mukhopadhyay As CEO

Mumbai: Essel Group’s education arm Zee Learn has appointed Debshankar Mukhopadhyay as Chief Executive Officer. Mukhopadhyay has over 20 years of experience in educational and financial sector across South Asia. Prior to joining Zee Learn, he was the Head of Educational Sales – Financial Services and Insurance at Manipal Global Education Services, a statement by the company said on Wednesday. ... Read More »

‘Kuch Toh Log Kahenge…,’ Smriti Irani, Textile Minister, Says With A Smile

Prakash Javadekar replaced Smriti Irani as the Education Minister in PM Narendra Modi’s cabinet reshuffle. NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Mr Javadekar replaces Mr Irani as Human Resource Development Minister All the good initiatives in last 2 years will be carried forward, he said Ms Irani’s new assignment as Textile Minister is viewed as a demotion Smriti Irani wore a smile as ... Read More »

‘We Are The Crazy Boys,’ Says New Education Minister Prakash Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar, singled out on Monday for a promotion to cabinet rank, played down the elevation. NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Mr Javadekar replaced Ms Irani as education minister in cabinet rejig He was singled out for a promotion to cabinet rank We are ‘doers,’ he said on sharing passion for PM’s development agenda “We are the crazy boys,” new education minister ... Read More »

Smriti Irani Loses Education to Prakash Javadekar In Mega Cabinet Reset

Smriti Irani has been moved to Textiles Ministry in PM Narendra Modi’s big cabinet reshuffle. (PTI Photo) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Prakash Javadekar gets HRD portfolio, Smriti Irani moved to textiles Venkaiah Naidu gets Information & Broadcasting, retains Urban Development Ananth Kumar gets Parliamentary Affairs Ministry from Naidu Smriti Irani is no more the country’s Education Minister. In a big cabinet ... Read More »