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No language imposition: revised new education policy

New Delhi: The final New Education Policy is said to clearly specify that no language will be imposed on any state and the three-language formula will continue with “great flexibility” given, ET has learnt. The final policy, which will soon go to the Cabinet for approval, will also drop a draft provision for the Prime Minister to chair the proposed Rashtriya Shiksha Aayog or National ... Read More »

HRD Minister Calls Meet With The States On Draft Education Policy

NEW DELHI:  In a bid to fine-tune the draft National Education Policy (NEP), Human Resources Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has called a meeting with the education ministers of the states on June 22. The meeting will deliberate on the recommendations suggested by the draft policy. “Public suggestions are already being sought on the draft policy on the ministry’s website. Simultaneously, a ... Read More »

In Major Revamp, Draft Education Policy Does Away With 10+2 Model of Schooling, Brings in 5+3+3+4 Format

New Delhi: The draft New Education Policy (NEP), 2019, has recommended the restructuring of the school curriculum and pedagogy in a new “5+3+3+4 design”. This is a major departure from the legacies of the National Policy on Education, 1968, which follows the “10+2” format in the school education system. The NEP committee, headed by former ISRO chief K Kasturirangan, is of ... Read More »

Panel drafting new education policy gets another extension of two months

K. Kasturirangan. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Union government has granted another extension to the K. Kasturirangan Committee tasked with drafting a new education policy, days after the human resource development (HRD) ministry said it was giving final shape to the policy. The committee, which was supposed to submit the report by 30 June, now has till 31 August. This is ... Read More »

Narendra Modi to meet experts today to reset economic policy

A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: Vipin Kumar/HT New Delhi: With economic growth estimated to pick up further momentum after the shake-up from structural reforms, the government is getting into broad-based consultation for a new economic policy for the future. Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with senior cabinet colleagues will discuss on Wednesday “the road ahead” for social, ... Read More »

In Departure from Education Policy, States May Get to take No-detention Call

Panaji: In what seems to be a departure from the Right to Education policy, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the state governments will be allowed to decide on the no-detention policy in their schools. “There is a demand from a lot of states to allow the detention of the students because everyone is promoted up to eighth ... Read More »

Gujarat government to provide Rs 200 crore for student innovation policy

It is widely speculated that the policy, which is all set to roll out, will support students to realise their innovative ideas into reality. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani. RELATED STORIES IITs want to introduce executive M.Tech Mehbooba Mufti announces ex-gratia relief of Rs 5 lakh, jobs to victims of Kashmir unrest Telangana to mark Osmania University’s 100 year anniversary ... 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 »

IITs urged HRD ministry to review fees exemption policy for economically weaker section

In one of its recommendations, the IIT fraternity suggested that the prevailing merit-cum-scholarship scheme should be improvised so that every eligible student can obtain the scholarship. IIT RELATED STORIES Bihar School Examination Board shows signs of successful clean-up in the system post scam Vice-chancellors across North India enter discussion for greater autonomy in universities Bajrang Dal, Congress workers behind recent ... Read More »

Evernote updates its privacy policy to allow employees to read your notes, and you can’t opt out of this

Popular online note-taking service Evernote has announced an update to its privacy policy, allowing some of its employees to read your notes. The updated policy will come into effect starting January 23, 2017. The reason behind the move is described as: “this is primarily to make sure that our machine learning technologies are working correctly, in order to surface the ... Read More »