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Union Cabinet renames Ministry of Human Resource and Development, MHRD, as 'Ministry of Education'

DNA Wednesday, 29 July 2020
A formal announcement in this regard will be made later in the day by the ministry
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News video: MHRD to be renamed as Ministry of Education: Ramesh Pokhriyal

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Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on July 29 in a cabinet briefing announced that Ministry of Human Resource Development will be renamed as Ministry of Education. Ramesh Pokhriyal said, "I on behalf of the Human Resource Development department which will be known as Ministry of...

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