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Dharmendra Pradhan

Student enrollments in schools, HEIs up by 26.5%: Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

The minister added that there has been a 31 per cent growth in enrollment among girls between 2014-15 and 2021-22

Published on 21st December 2023

“We can make huge contributions”: Rajya Sabha Chairman urges for discussion on student suicides prevention

This comment came after a few MPs were hesitant to answer five supplementary questions on student suicides, raised during the Question Hour of the Rajya Sabha. 

Published on 14th December 2023

No data on student suicides due to competitive exams: Centre informs in Rajya Sabha

In November, two suicides had already taken place in Kota and six students died by suicide in August

Published on 14th December 2023

Doctor-population ratio in India is 1:834: MoS Bharati Pravin Pawar

The country hosts 36.14 lakh nursing personnel, resulting in a nurse-population ratio of 1:476, according to Pawar

Published on 12th December 2023
UPSC data

UPSC: 63% of the candidates recommended by UPSC for CSE (Mains) are Engineers

The statistics further showed that 1,033 candidates came from Humanities background, 315 from Science and 240 Medical graduates

Published on 9th December 2023
Internet Connectivity in Indian schools

Internet connectivity in government schools improved from 5.5% to 24.2% in four years

Only Puducherry, Chandigarh and Delhi recorded 100 per cent internet connectivity in government schools according to the Union Ministry of Education

Published on 7th December 2023
Rajya Sabha

NCERT does not differentiate between 'India' and 'Bharat': MoS Education

A high-level committee for social sciences constituted by the NCERT to revise the school curriculum had in October recommended that "India" should be replaced with "Bharat"

Published on 6th December 2023

Number of medical colleges in India up by 82% since 2014: MoS for Health

The number of medical colleges rose from 387 in 2014. MBBS seats went up from 51,348 to 1,08,940 while PG seats surged from 31,185 to 70,674, in the same period

Published on 6th December 2023

In DU, 842 posts for the technical staff lying vacant: MoS Education Subhas Sarkar 

The Minister of State in the Education Ministry, Subhas Sarkar, stated that occurring of vacancies and filling thereof is a continuous process

Published on 10th August 2023

NExT, nursing, Heal in India: All that Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya spoke in Rajya Sabha

The Minister of Health and Family Welfare said that NExT is not going to be implemented this year but there is a likeliness of it happening after 2024


Published on 9th August 2023

NExT: NMC took into consideration 6,500 comments during consultation process, says Health Minister

The National Medical Commission (NMC) had notified the NExT Regulations, 2023, on June 27

Published on 8th August 2023

More than 13,000 vacancies filled in Central HEIs: Education Minister Pradhan

The minister added that the vacancies arise due to retirement, resignation and additional requirements on account of enhanced student strength

Published on 7th August 2023

Kendriya Vidyala: No proposal to revive quotas for MPs, says Education Ministry

Last year, the Centre had scrapped several discretionary quotas, including that of MPs, for admissions in the Kendriya Vidyalayas

Published on 7th August 2023
HEIs suicide toll

As many as 98 suicides at central higher education institutes since 2018: Education Ministry 

IITs have recorded the highest number of suicides in six years with 39 deaths, the data showed

Published on 1st August 2023

CUET in Rajya Sabha: "3,886 answers challenged by students," says MoS for Education

As many as 3,886 answers were challenged by the students which were given in the key

Published on 27th July 2023

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