MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
Non-IT firms hunt for tech talent to back digital push
Firms like Vedanta, Tata Steel and Dabur are investing heavily in digital technology to improve efficiency.
CSR no more an act of magnanimity; no intention to criminalise any default: Corporate Affairs Secretary
Now under Section 135, non-compliance...
Human Resource Development ministry pitches for national madarsa board
Another member Jamshid Khan said, "Madarsa boards in some states are d...
Pakistan Army calls meet, Parliament convened over Kashmir
The Corps Commanders Conference comes a day after the Indian government abolished Article 370 of the Constitution that granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Tata Power human resources chief resigns
Tata Power is part of the Tata Group, with a core business to generate, transmit and distribute electricity.
Human Resource Dept to seek Cabinet okay for ordinance on faculty quota
The proposed ordinance will say, “for the purpose of reservation of posts, a central educational institution shall be regarded as one unit”.
Still a long way to go to raise public health expenditure to 2.5 per cent of GDP
The report, tabled in Parliament on Monday, noted that public health expenditure as a percentage of GDP has been increasing since 2015-16 but it has remained within a narrow band of 1.02 - 1.28 per cent of GDP.
Govt to complete 10 lakh projects related to water conservation under MGNREGA in its first 100 days
Over the past five years, MGNREGA has become the main force that is driving water conservation efforts across rural India.
HRD directs UGC to set up panel to inquire into allegations of varsities selling fake degrees
The directive has been issued following media reports alleging that a racket is prevailing in several parts of the country.
No proposal to set up environment education centres: HRD Ministry
The information was shared by Union Minister of State for HRD Satya Pal Singh in response to a written question in the Lok Sabha.
Collapse of WTO's dispute system, imbalance in reform agenda to impact developing nations: India
Commerce Secy Anup Wadhawan said there are existential challenges to the multilateral rules-based trading system due to spate of unilateral measures and counter steps being taken by certain countries.
School students may get credits for skill training
Credits assigned for undertaking training after class 8 & 10 will be equivalent to educational grades.
Central institutes with constraints can roll out EWS quota in '20-20
In an Office Memorandum (OM) dated 17th January, 2018, the ministry has said that “reservations shall be provided to EWS for admission in Central Educational Institutions from the academic year 2019-20 onwards”
10% EWS reservation by 2020 in two phases
The Centre proposes to implement the 10% quota for the economically-weaker sections (EWS) across all institutes in two academic sessions, or by 2020.
Restaurants’ body keen to develop a training institute for industry in Kolkata
The training infrastructure will, in time, become a platform for training and creation of new work force ready to operate in the food sector.
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