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The origin of the Indian Education Department dates back to pre-independence days when for the first time a separate department was created in 1910 to look after education. However, soon after India achieved its Independence on 15th August, 1947, a full fledged Department of Education (under the Ministry of Human Resource Development) was established on 29th August 1947. The nomenclature and responsibilities of the Education Department has undergone changes from time to time since Independence. At present the Ministry has two departments namely:

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