Digital booking of tickets and staggered show timings will be encouraged, the minister said, releasing a set of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Tag: Prakash Javadekar
Javadekar on TRPs: Can’t measure the opinion of 22 cr people from meters at 50,000 houses
The Union Minister emphasised upon the need to ensure healthy journalism skills by saying that whatever good is happening in society, must also find a place in the news.
Hyderabad municipal polls: Javadekar gives boost to BJP campaign
Speaking on the occasion, Javadekar exuded confidence that the BJP will repeat Dubbak in GHMC elections. He was referring to the party’s victory in the recent by-election to the Dubbaka Assembly seat.
I&B Minister Javadekar slams TRP-driven journalism
The I&B minister said that there is a difference between a system that determines popularity and a system that is forced to show “inciteful news”.
Farm laws: Opposition acting like ‘dalal’ of middlemen: Javadekar
Addressing a press conference here, Javadekar said that nearly 60 per cent of the country’s population was linked to agriculture sector, but their contribution to India’s Gross Domestic Product was just around 10 to 15 per cent, which needed improvement.
Congress doing drama on the name of farmers: Prakash Javadekar
About 10-15 Punjab Youth Congress activists arrived in the national capital in a truck to protest against the controversial farm laws around 7.15 a.m. on the birth anniversary of revolutionary Bhagat Singh.
NEET 2019: HRD minister Prakash Javadekar announces re-examination for students who missed exam due to railway delay
He took to Twitter to announce the development in the NEET exam for the students who were not able to give it yesterday due to delay in train
9 lakh classrooms to have digital blackboards by 2022: Javadekar
New Delhi: The Human Resource Development Ministry on Wednesday launched Operation Digital Blackboard, under which nine lakh classrooms in schools and colleges across the country will be equipped with digital facilities for teaching by 2022. “Some 60-70 years back there was an ‘Operation Blackboard’ because that was the need of[Read More…]
Javadekar’s remark reflect BJP’s fascist thinking: Asaduddin Owaisi
Hyderabad: AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said that central Minister Prakash Javadekar’s warning of anarchy if Prime Minister Narendra Modi doesn’t retain power reflects the ‘fascist thinking’ of the BJP. The Hyderabad MP said the country was bigger than any individual. If Modi loses the Lok Sabha elections, there[Read More…]
BJD MP Tathagata Satpathy slams New Education Policy, says “they want to destroy India”
After K Kasturirangan committee on the New Education Policy prepared a draft of the report, forwarded a suggestion of making Hindi mandatory till Class 8, many people on Twitter were seen fumed. BJD MP Tathagata Satpathy slammed the Committee, he tweeted, “Don’t wish to use bad language but let my[Read More…]
5,000 seats added to Navodaya schools
New Delhi, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday announced the approval of an increase of 5,000 seats in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) for the 2019-20 Academic Year. At present, the number of seats in JNVs and residential schools for talented rural children, are 46,600. The addition of[Read More…]
All opinions should be represented, respected in literature: Union Minister P. Javadekar
New Delhi: Inaugurating the 27th edition of New Delhi World Book Fair on Saturday, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar expressed joy on the increasing popularity of books in India, and maintained that all opinions should be represented and respected in literature. He said books expose their readers to new dimensions[Read More…]
After Chhattisgarh list, several BJP MLAs are feared of getting axed in Rajasthan
Following the Chhattisgarh BJP list, where party denied tickets to several sitting MLAs for assembly polls, BJP legislators in Rajasthan are in a state of fear as party leaders have stated that, there is nervousness among its MLAs over failing to secure a place in candidates list. Although, contestants list[Read More…]
Neither PMO nor HRD willing to own up Institutes of Eminence tag fiasco
The Reliance Jio Institute’s selection for the list of India’s Institution of Eminence has outburst a controversy among opposition against government’s decision of including an institute which does not even exist. The government is being criticized for lending favour to Reliance Jio Institute. Though, the HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has[Read More…]
Institution of Eminence: Jio Institute given only ‘letter of intent,’ says Javadekar
New Delhi: The controversy over granting ‘Institute of Eminence’ status to Jio Institute figured in the Rajya Sabha today as many members questioned the wisdom behind ranking the yet-to-come-up institute with the likes of IITs and others that have a proven record for decades. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar told[Read More…]
Government committed to quota in faculty positions: Prakash Javadekar
New Delhi: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said the Modi government was committed to reservation in the faculty positions of universities and that it does not agree with a court order quashing the 50 per cent reservation. The University Grants Commission (UGC) was forced to issue a 13-point[Read More…]
NET, NEET, JEE (Mains) to be conducted twice a year: Prakash Javadekar
Addressing a press conference on Saturday July 7, Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said the National Eligibility Test (NET) would be conducted in December while the JEE (Mains) would be conducted in January and April, and NEET in February and May. Javadekar announced that the National Testing Agency would start[Read More…]
National Education Policy by end of 2018: Javadekar
New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday that the much awaited National Education Policy’s zero draft is ready and will be implemented by the end of 2018. The draft of the policy is ready. We are giving it the final shape, said Javadekar, who was[Read More…]
Low turnout responsible for BJP’s loss in LS bypolls: Javadekar
Kolkata: Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday claimed the significantly lower voting percentage was responsible for the BJP’s defeat in two out of three Lok Sabha bypolls this week and said the party would introspect and analyse the reasons of the loss up to the booth level.[Read More…]
Working towards long-term solution to petrol price hike: Prakash Javadekar
Kolkata: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said the Centre is looking at a ‘long term’ fix to the issue of the rise in petrol and diesel prices, adding that the solution lies with state governments also as they too levy their taxes. He said petrol prices were de-regulated during[Read More…]
BJP announces candidates for RS polls, Jaitley shifted to UP from Gujarat
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday renominated to Rajya Sabha all the eight union ministers including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar. Apart from the ministers, the party also renominated its general secretary and key strategist Bhupender Yadav from Rajasthan. While Jaitley[Read More…]
The new faces of PM Modi’s Cabinet
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Cabinet expansion will see 19 new ministers being inducted based on talent. On Tuesday morning, Modi said, “This is not reshuffle, but an expansion. Cabinet expansion is a natural thing to do. As long as I am judged for my work, I am happy.” Minister of[Read More…]