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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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Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal admitted in AIIMS

News | Jun 01, 2021, 12:35 PM IST

Ramesh Pokhriyal has been admitted to the All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi following post-Covid complications.

Pariksha Pe Charcha 2021 | PM Modi answer students' questions on upcoming board exams

News | Apr 07, 2021, 09:02 PM IST

PM Narendran Modi shared his wisdom on the upcoming board exams and how to manage stress.

JEE Advanced 2021 to be conducted on 3rd July 2021, announces Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

News | Jan 07, 2021, 06:37 PM IST

Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Thursday announced the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2021 examination date and the eligibility criteria for admission into Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) today.

Top9: CBSE Board exams from May 4 to June 10, announces Education Minister

News | Jan 01, 2021, 10:45 AM IST

Board exams for Class 10 and Class 12 will begin May 4 onwards, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced on Thursday. Results of the key examinations will be declared by July 15, Nishank said.

NEET, JEE: 'Students want exams to be held at any cost', says Education Minister

News | Aug 27, 2020, 06:03 PM IST

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on August 27 said that students want NEET and JEE exams to be held at any cost as over 10 lakhs out of 15.97 lakhs candidates downloaded admit cards in 24 hours.

Hardeep Singh Puri, Ramesh Pokhriyal launch 'TULIP- Urban Learning Internship Program'

News | Jun 04, 2020, 06:16 PM IST

Union Ministers Hardeep Singh Puri and Ramesh Pokhriyal launched 'TULIP- Urban Learning Internship Program' in the national capital on June 04.

CBSE allowed migrant students to write exams from respective district they are in: Ramesh Pokhriyal

News | May 27, 2020, 10:48 PM IST

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to allow migrant students to write exams from the respective district they are in, instead of coming back to the schools.

HRD Minister wishes students good luck after announcement of pending CBSE exams

News | May 18, 2020, 11:40 PM IST

Human Resource Development Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on CBSE examinations date announcement said that there are certain centers in Delhi where only high school examinations will take place.

International Women's Day: 'Beti Padhao, Beti Bachao' reaching newer heights," says HRD Minister

News | Mar 08, 2020, 02:39 PM IST

While speaking to media in the national capital on March 08, the Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank spoke on International Womens Day.

Charak Rishi researched on atoms and molecules, discovered them, says HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

News | Aug 11, 2019, 03:34 PM IST

Charak Rishi was the one who researched on atoms and molecules, discovered them, says HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal