Ministry of HRD: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

HRD Minister launches ‘YUKTI 2.0’ Platform

Published: June 24, 2020

On 23rd June 2020, Ramesh Pokhriyal (Union Human Resource Development Minister) launched YUKTI 2.0. The YUKTI 2.0 web portal initiative is a logical extension of the earlier version of ‘YUKTI (launched on 11th April 2020)’ and is in line with the mission of making AtmaNirbhar Bharat. YUKTI stands for Young India combating COVID with Knowledge, ..

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NIRF Ranking

Published: June 11, 2020

On June 11, 2020, the Ministry of Human Resource Development released National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) for the educational institutions in the country. Key Highlights The IIT Madras topped the list followed by IISc Bangalore. The third place was secured by IIT Delhi. The other institutes that were in the top 100 were IIT Bombay ..

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SAMARTH scheme implemented by NIT Kurukshetra

Published: May 15, 2020

On May 14, 2020, NIT implemented the SAMARTH scheme. It was developed by the Department of Higher Education operating under Ministry of Human Resources and Development developed SAMARTH, an e-governance platform. The platform was developed under National Mission of Education in Information and Communication Technology Scheme. It is called the NMEICT Scheme in short. About ..

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Alternative Academic Calendar released by Ministry of HRD

Published: April 23, 2020

On April 23, 2020, the Ministry of Human Resources and Development has released an alternative academic calendar for the primary and upper primary classes, that is till Class VIII. Highlights The calendar has been prepared by the NCERT guided by the Ministry of HRD. The aim of the calendar is to keep students engaged meaningfully ..

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“iGOT”-An Online Training Portal launched on DIKSHA platform of MHRD

Published: April 9, 2020

The Government of India has launched an online training module called “iGOT” portal. iGOT is Integrated Government Online Training portal. It has been launched on DIKSHA platform of Ministry of Human Resources Development. Highlights The main aim of the portal is to increase the capacity building of the frontline workers. The workers are engaged in ..

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