MHRD Current Affairs, GK & News

National Education Policy 2020 Approved by Cabinet

The Union Cabinet has approved the National Education Policy 2020 that has the objective of ensuring universal education to all levels of students in the schools around the country. The salient features of the NEP 2020 are: It will focus on ensuring universal access to school education at all levels, infrastructure support, innovative education centres ..

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Pragyata Guidelines for Digital Education – Key Points on Online Classes

The Ministry of Human Resources Development has come out with the Pragyata Guidelines for Digital Education. As per the guidelines, schools have been permitted to hold online classes for certain duration only, for different classes. These guidelines have been prepared by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to act as guidelines for ..

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Project NISHTHA

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has decided to launch the world?s biggest project for teacher training and development. The project, aptly named NISHTHA will start on August 22. What is project NISHTHA? NISHTHA stands for National Initiative on School Teachers Head Holistic Advancement. The NISHTHA project aims to train over 42 lakh teachers ..

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Update : Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) Bill

To enable the State to provide the fruits of reservation expeditiously to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in the various government exams of the Government of India and in the admission to Educational Institutions, the articles 15(6) and 16(6) have been inserted in the Constitution of India. These articles were inserted via the One Hundred ..

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Update : Smart India Hackathon

The Ministry of Human Resource Development is currently organizing the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon (SIH) -2019 (Hardware Edition) in New Delhi. The SHI is a platform where students innovators provide smart solutions to day to day problems. It is a program to encourage research & innovation in school children. Salient Features of SIH ..

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