A Month after the Delhi University's Chemistry Department was found responsible for the Cobalt 60 radiation leak at Mayapuri that killed one and injured several, a high-level Committee of Secretaries (CoS) has been set up to examine the issue of 'handling of radioactive material'.

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NEW DELHI: Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday asked the University Grants Commission (UGC) to immediately frame guidelines for procurement, transport, storage and disposal or all hazardous material, including chemicals and radioactive substances, used for research in universities.

New Delhi: Making it clear that research in universities would go on, HRD minister Kapil Sibal on Friday asked the University Grants Commission to immediately frame guidelines on procurement, transport, storage and disposal of radioactive material for research.

BARELY five days after it was notified, the Right to Education is facing a huge challenge

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NEW DELHI: On Thursday

THE much-awaited Right to Education Act 2009 will come into force from Wednesday promising compulsory schooling for all children aged between six and 14 years and mandating that all private unaided schools reserve a quarter of their seats for

HRD ministry and states can be happy as 13th Finance Commission has been the most generous for elementary education, allocating Rs 24,068 crore for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan to all the states for the next five years. It has also fully accepted the demand for grants made by the HRD ministry.

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New Delhi: HRD ministry has decided to take the help of Unique Identity number project to carry out educational reforms. Foremost among its goal is to use UID to bring the over 80 lakh

After the Educational Development Index (EDI) showed Delhi had slipped from its fourth rank to the eighth place in elementary education, the state is considering taking up the matter with the Ministry of Human Resource Development and National University of Educational Planning and Administration, officials said.

Visakhapatnam, Jan. 31: Worried about the availability of essential commodities to the poor, Union minister of state for human resource development D. Purandareswari expressed her concerns regarding the looming food crisis in the country.