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Kejriwal lays foundation stone for construction of 11,000 new classrooms in Delhi schools

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday laid foundation stone for construction of 11,000 new classrooms in over 200 government schools in Delhi. This is the second phase of infrastructure expansion by the Delhi government after construction of 8,000 new classrooms between 2015 and 2018. “Building infrastructure isn’t rocket science, but the way how confidence has been instilled in the ...

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Bangalore students step up to aid kids in government schools

By Karishma Arnold Club in Bangalore International School raises funds to distribute uniforms The students of Bangalore International School have been running a club called Empower Humanity, which is geared towards community service projects. The ten-year-old club also reaches out to government schools in the state with resources. This year, Empower Humanity reached out to the Lower Primary Government School ...

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PUBG Banned in Gujarat Primary Schools Over ‘Adverse Effect on Studies’

PUBG ban comes in response to the growing concerns over its addictive nature The Gujarat government Tuesday issued a circular asking district authorities to ensure a ban on the online multiplayer game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, popularly called PUBG. The state primary education department’s circular was issued after a recommendation by the Gujarat State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, said officials. ...

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Delhi govt forms high-level panel to frame anti-bullying policy for schools

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has formed a high-level committee to frame anti-bullying and ragging policy for schools and a mechanism to monitor its implementation, according to an official order. The schools have also been asked to circulate the message – ‘bullying is strictly prohibited inside the premises and no such act will go unnoticed or unpunished’ – through school ...

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AP schools deprived of basic infra

VIJAYAWADA: According to the data presented by the Andhra Pradesh Student Amenities System, nearly 19.3 percent of the schools in the state lack water supply and about 6 percent schools do not have electricity. The data also reveals that 46.5 percent of the schools lack proper student furniture and 70 percent of the schools do not have staff rooms. The ...

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PUBG Banned in Gujarat Primary Schools Thanks to ‘Adverse Effect on Studies’

The Gujarat government Tuesday issued a circular asking district authorities to ensure a ban on the online multiplayer game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, popularly called PUBG. The state primary education department’s circular was issued after a recommendation by the Gujarat State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, said officials. The circular directed District Primary Education Officers to take necessary steps to enforce ...

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Himachal to create vice principal post in senior secondary schools

UNA (Himachal Pradesh): Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday announced steps to improve the functioning of schools that included the creation of the post of Vice Principal in all senior secondary schools in the state. He also announced that the nomenclature of post graduate teachers (PGT) posted in schools would be changed to lecturer and a notification in this ...

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IITs, IISERs to mentor nearby schools in science & maths: Javadekar

AHMEDABAD: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar Thursday said the IITs, IISERs and universities in the country will mentor schools located close their campuses to ensure that students do not lag behind in mathematics and science subjects. Highlighting the importance of subjects like science, mathematics, engineering and technology in the 21st century, he said it is vital to foster research tendency ...

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Students of Army Public Schools perform well in board exams in J&K: Official

JAMMU: The students of the Army Public Schools in Jammu and Kashmir have performed “exceedingly well” in class 10th and 12th board examinations, thereby showcasing the hard work put in by children and the quality of education provided at these schools, a senior Army official said. He said the recently-declared results of the J&K board speaks volumes about the quality ...

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Education committee demands re-opening of closed schools

NASHIK: Members of Nashik Municipal Corporation‘s newly formed education committee demanded that the schools that had been shut down by former civic chief Tukaram Mundhe should be re-opened as per requirement. There were 127 municipal schools. Noting that the strength of some schools was dismal, these schools were closed down and merged with other schools. The number of schools now ...

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