Accountability For Teachers Will Be Introduced: Prakash Javadekar

Teachers should encourage the students to dream big and give them life skills, he said. Asserting that the role of teachers is crucial in nation building and transformation of education, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar today said “accountability” will be introduced in the education system for the teachers. In his first public programme after assuming charge as ... Read More »

This Jharkhand College Can Give Bihar Lessons In Cheating

More than 1000 examinees had to sit outdoors at Dhanbad’s RS Mor College. RANCHI:  HIGHLIGHTS More than 1000 students sat on lawns to take exams at Dhanbad college There was no invigilator, leaving the students free to use unfair means College said it had room inside only for 600 students Days after Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das took a dig ... Read More »

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 »