Ministry of Human Resource Development (India)
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|Republic of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
|Formed||Grameen Bharat Hindi Prachar Mandal|
|Jurisdiction||Republic of India|
|Headquarters||Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi|
|Minister responsible||Pallam Raju, Union Cabinet Minister for Human Resource Development|
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD or MHRD) (Hindi: मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्रालय) is an Indian government ministry, responsible for the development of human resources. The ministry is divided into two departments: the Department of School Education and Literacy, which deals with primary and secondary education, adult education and literacy, and the Department of Higher Education, which deals with university education, technical education, scholarship etc. The erstwhile Ministry of Education now functions under these two departments, as of September 26, 1985.
The Ministry of Human Resources Development is headed by a minister of cabinet rank as a member of the Council of Ministers. The current minister of Human Resource Development is Pallam Raju. He is assisted by ministers of state for HRD, Shashi Tharoor and Jitin Prasada.
Ministers of Human Resource Development
- Murli Manohar Joshi (1998-2004)
- Arjun Singh (2004–2009)
- Kapil Sibal (2009-2012)
- M.M. Pallam Raju (2012-2014)
Department of School Education and Literacy
The Department of School Education and Literacy is responsible for development of school education and literacy in the country. It works on “universalisation of education” and for making better citizens out of youth.
Department of Higher Education
The Department of Higher Education is in charge of secondary and post-secondary education. The department is empowered to grant deemed university status to educational institutions on the advice of the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India, under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956. The Department of Higher Education takes care of one of the largest higher education systems of the world, just after the United States and China. The department is engaged in bringing world-class opportunities of higher education and research to the country so that Indian students are not found lacking when facing an international platform. For this, the government has launched joint ventures and signed MoUs to help the Indian student benefit from the world opinion.
- University and Higher Education; Minoritiese Education
- University Grants Commission (UGC)
- Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)
- Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR)
- Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR)
- 39 Central Universities (including 12 new Central Universities which have been established w.e.f. 15.01.2009 by an ordinance promulgated by President of India)
- Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (IIAS), Shimla
- Technical Education
- All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)
- Council of Architecture (COA)
- 3 School of Planning and Architecture (SPAs)
- 16 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)
- 5 Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs)
- 13 Indian Institutes of Management and Engineering Studies (IIMES)
- 30 National Institutes of Technology (NITs)
- 4 Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs)
- Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology
- 4 National Institutes of Technical Teachers’ Training & Research (NITTTRs)
- 4 Regional Boards of Apprenticeship / Practical Training
- Administration and Languages
- Three Deemed Universities in the field of Sanskrit, viz.
- Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (RSkS) in New Delhi,
- Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth (SLBSRSV) New Delhi,
- Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth (RSV) Tirupati
- Kendriya Hindi Sansthan (KHS), Agra
- English and Foreign Language University (EFLU), Hyderabad
- National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL)
- National Council for Promotion of Sindhi Language (NCPSL)
- Three subordinate offices: Central Hindi Directorate (CHD), New Delhi; Commission for Scientific & Technological Terminology (CSTT), New Delhi; and Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore
- Distance Education and Scholarships
- UNESCO, International Cooperation, Book Promotion and Copyrights, Education Policy, Planning and Monitoring
- Integrated Finance Division.
- Statistics, Annual Plan and CMIS
- Administrative Reform, North Eastern Region, SC/ST/OBC
- National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA)
- National Book Trust (NBT)
- National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
- National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI)
- National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
- Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
- Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS)
- Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS)
- National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)
- Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)
- National Foundation for Teachers' Welfare
- a public sector enterprise, Educational Consultants (India) Limited (EdCIL)
- Central Tibetan Administration,(Buearu of HH the Dalai Lama),(Lajpat nagar),Delhi
- National Open School Institute (NOSI)
Inter-university centres (IUCs)
- Nuclear Science Centre, New Delhi
- Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune
- Inter–University Consortium for DAE Facilities, Indore
- Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET), Ahmedabad
- Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC)
- National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore
- Central Tibetan Administration, (Dharmsala)
Kerala higher secondary department
- Ministry of Education Govt. of India portal.
- "Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IISST) Thiruvanathapuram Declared as Deemed to be University". Ministry of Human Resource Development (India), Press Information Bureau. July 14, 2008.
- "IIST gets deemed university status". The Hindu. Jul 15, 2008.
- ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE Department of Higher Education.
- Technical Education Overview Dept of Ed.
- National Level Councils Tech Ed.
- Council of Architecture website. Coa.gov.in (1972-09-01). Retrieved on 2012-04-14.