Ministry of Human Resource and Development Current Affairs, GK & News

IIT Council sets up panels for autonomy

The IIT Council, which is the apex decision-making body of IITs. has set up four panels for autonomy on February 22, 2021. The panel will look after several issues ranging from funding to graded autonomy in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Highlights The panel has also decided to do the rationalisation of staff from ..

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World’s First online B.Sc course in Programming and Data Science launched in India

The world’s first B.Sc course in Programming and Data Science is to be offered by IIT Madras. The course is being offered online. It was launched through a virtual event by the Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. About the Course The course is to be offered in three different stages. They are the ..

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World Book Day

April 23rd is observed as the World Book Day. In light of this occasion, the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development launched the My Book My Friend campaign. About World Book Day World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated on April 23rd every year. The day was chosen by UNESCO to ..

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VidyaDaan 2.0

The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development launched the VidyaDaan 2.0 program and invited contributions of e-learning content through it. About VidyaDaan 2.0 The VidyaDaan 2.0 is a program by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, launched to meet the increasing demand for e-learning content in light of the lockdown. It is a common ..

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National Book Trust initiative to encourage reading

The Union Ministry of Human Resource and Development has launched the Stay Home India with Books initiative under the National Book Trust. About NBT National Book Trust is a publishing house that functions under the Union Ministry of Human Resource and Development. It was established in 1957 as an autonomous body. It is involved in ..

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