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259. 

Ministry of Human Resource Development has been renamed as Ministry of Education. Who is current Union Minister for Human Resource Development?

[A]. Narendra Modi
[B]. Smriti Irani
[C]. Amit shah
[D]. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Ministry of Human Resource Development has been renamed as Ministry of Education.The Union Cabinet has approved the change in the name of the ministry. The HRD Ministry is currently headed by Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.The name change was a key recommendation of the draft New Education Policy. The HRD ministry name was adopted in 1985, during the tenure of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, as it was changed from the Ministry of Education.

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