The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has been renamed as Ministry of Education. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. Also, the new education policy has been approved after 34 years in the meeting. It has been told that detailed information about this will be given in the cabinet briefing to be held at 4 pm today.
Significantly, the Ministry of Human Resource Development had proposed that the name of the ministry be changed to the Ministry of Education. The cabinet approved the decision in the meeting. At the same time new education policy was also approved. With this decision, there will be a single regulatory body for the entire higher education sector, so that clutter can be eliminated.