The Ministry of Education, formerly known as the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), is a government ministry of India responsible for the development and implementation of policies related to education in India.
The ministry is responsible for formulating and implementing policies related to school education, higher education, technical education, language development, and adult education. It also oversees the functioning of various autonomous organizations such as the University Grants Commission (UGC), the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
The ministry works towards improving the quality of education in India, promoting access to education for all, and ensuring that education is relevant to the needs of the country. It also collaborates with other government departments, NGOs, and international organizations to achieve these objectives.
Some of the major initiatives undertaken by the Ministry of Education in recent years include the National Education Policy 2020, which aims to transform the education system in India, the Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan, which aims to provide universal access to education, and the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan, which aims to improve the quality of secondary education.