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Ramesh Pokhriyal Ramesh Pokhriyal DOB: 15 July 1959

Ramesh Pokhriyal "Nishank" is an Indian politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was Chief Minister of Uttarakhand from 2009 to 2011. He is a currently a Member of Parliament in 16th Lok Sabha. He represents the Haridwar Parliamentary Constituency of Uttarakhand in Lok Sabha and is a member of the Bharatiya Janta Party. Pokhriyal was first elected for the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha from Karnaprayag ward in 1991, and then later in 1993 and 1996 from the same constituency. In 1997 he was appointed for the Uttaranchal Development Minister. He was also Uttarakhand’s Chief Minister (from 2009 to 2011) and is currently a member of Lok Sabha’s 16th session and the Chairman of the Assurance Committee. He is currently a representative of Haridwar constituency in the Lok Sabha and a senior member of Bhartiya Janta Party. He was the Member of Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand for five consecutive terms from 1991 to 2012. He was elected first time in 1991 from Karnaprayag ward for three consecutive terms.

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National Education Policy 2020, NEP,Ramesh Pokhriyal

NEP 2020 now being accepted worldwide, says former Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

Education | Jul 29, 2021, 04:23 PM IST

In an exclusive interaction with India TV, Ramesh Pokhriyal said, "Education Minister from across the world, including educationists, have approached to know about the government's education policy. The policy has been well received by all. Mr. Rod Smith of the Cambridge University Education Press praised NEP 2020 and invited me to Cambridge to speak about it."

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Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal relieved from Modi Cabinet

India | Jul 07, 2021, 04:39 PM IST

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has been dropped from the Modi Cabinet.

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ 

Edu Min Ramesh Pokhriyal launches NIPUN Bharat for helping children attain foundational literacy

Education | Jul 06, 2021, 10:07 AM IST

"NIPUN Bharat aims to cover the learning needs of children in the age group of 3 to 9 years. Teachers need to focus on every child for developing basic language, literacy and numeracy skills which will help them develop into better readers and writers," Nishank said

Pokhriyal said that class 12 exam will be held in August 

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal assures CBSE students of 'proper evaluation'

Education | Jun 25, 2021, 05:01 PM IST

Ramesh Pokhriyal said that if any student has issue with the marks, he or she can appear in the class 12 exam to be conducted later in August.

Ramesh Pokhriyal approves Performance Grading Index 2019-20

Ramesh Pokhriyal approves Performance Grading Index 2019-20 for States, UTs

Education | Jun 06, 2021, 02:40 PM IST

The PGI for States and Union Territories was first published in 2019 with reference to the year 2017-18. The PGI: States/UTs for 2019-20 is the third publication in this series.

 Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 

Validity of TET certificates extended from seven years to lifetime: Ramesh Pokhriyal

Jun 03, 2021, 02:29 PM IST

"The government has decided to extend the validity period of the Teachers Eligibility Test qualifying certificates from seven years to lifetime with a retrospective effect from 2011," Pokhriyal said

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank tests

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank tests positive for COVID-19

India | Apr 21, 2021, 07:39 PM IST

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. "All the work of Education Ministry is being conducted normally observing necessary precautions," Education Minister tweeted.

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Tirath Singh Rawat takes oath as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand - Highlights

India | Mar 10, 2021, 04:34 PM IST

Tirath Singh Rawat took oath as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on Wednesday, replacing Trivendra Singh Rawat who resigned on Tuesday after days of speculation about a leadership change in the state.

Ramesh Pokhriyal to discuss changes in CBSE curriculum 2021 with school heads today

CBSE Curriculum 2021: CBSE to release Class 10, 12 exam date sheet on Feb 2 | LIVE

High Schools | Jan 28, 2021, 03:17 PM IST

The CBSE curriculum 2020-21 also saw some changes but those were forced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

JEE, NEET, Board Exams 2021: HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal’s webinar begins on board, entrance exams

No plan to cancel NEET 2021, will discuss conducting exam online: Ramesh Pokhriyal

Higher Studies | Dec 10, 2020, 11:26 AM IST

Students asked questions regarding CBSE Board Exam 2021, JEE Main 2021 and NEET 2021, using hashtag #EducationMinisterGoesLive. The minister gave an update on JEE Main 2021, NEET 2021, Board Exams 2021, and other entrance exams.

Union Minister Pokhriyal asks Goa CM to provide security for NEET, JEE exams

Union Minister Pokhriyal asks Goa CM to provide security for NEET, JEE exams

India | Aug 31, 2020, 10:18 AM IST

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has requested Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to make elaborate security arrangements for conducting the medical and engineering entrance exams NEET and JEE in the coastal state.

UGC, University exams, final year university exams, states

UGC says has power to take action if states cancel university exams, do not follow its guidelines

Higher Studies | Jul 12, 2020, 02:30 PM IST

The University Grants Commission (UGC) in wake of states cancelling final year university exams has said that states are not permissible to do this and commission does have the power to take action.

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

HRD Ministry defers decision to hike MTech fee in IITs

Education | Dec 11, 2019, 11:14 AM IST

The HRD Ministry has deferred the decision to hike the MTech fee in IITs for further discussion on the issue. While the ministry had in September announced the decision by the IIT council to implement the fee hike, the issue will again be taken up in the next meeting.

CBSE exam fee hike for 2020 Board on no profit no loss principle, says HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

CBSE exam fee hike for 2020 Board on no profit no loss principle, says HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

Education | Nov 28, 2019, 03:48 PM IST

Barring schools of the Delhi government, the CBSE has increased the examination fees for Class X and XII Board Examination 2020 on no profit no loss principle, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said in Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

HRD ministry to launch NISHTHA programme

HRD ministry to launch NISHTHA programme to train over 42 lakh teachers across India on August 22

India | Aug 18, 2019, 07:49 AM IST

"On August 22, the MHRD will launch the world's biggest project for teacher training called NISHTHA (National Initiative on School Teachers Head Holistic Advancement), under which more than 42 lakh teachers will be trained," Rina Ray, Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, MHRD, said.

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Always knew Harish Rawat would lose from both seats: Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'

Politics | Mar 11, 2017, 01:50 PM IST

Harish Rawat has lost from both constituencies he contested Uttarakhand Assembly elections from

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Modi Shadow Over BJP Meet

India | Sep 30, 2011, 05:07 PM IST

New Delhi, Sept 30: After alleging that there were dissensions in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Cabinet, BJP today found itself in the same predicament with its senior leaders Narendra Modi, B S Yeddyurappa and Ramesh

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Uttarakhand CM Nishank Out, Khanduri In

India | Sep 10, 2011, 09:51 PM IST

New Delhi, Sept 10: Seeking to salvage its sagging image in poll-bound Uttarakhand, BJP today announced Bhuvan Chand Khanduri would replace Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank as the Chief Minister of the state.After two long rounds of