A violent protest broke out in Uttar Pradesh after a 15-year-old Dalit teen died after his teacher beat him brutally. The matter escalated as the accused teacher Ashwini Singh was from the upper caste and thrashed the boy Nikhit Dohre, to death, only because of a spelling error, at school. The villagers and family demanded arrest of the teacher, who is currently on run. Moreover, a FIR has been registered.
A government school in Delhi made its students study in makeshift portacabins despite peaking levels of humidity in the city. An article published in the Times of India revealed the “sorry state” of students, who are seen coming off blue-coloured makeshift cabins. The article further stated that around 40,000 students study in similar environments in the same area. The principal of the school refused to answer any questions, reported ANI. … read-more
Youth Congress and Youth League marched in Malappuram to protest the participation of a student disguised as V D Savarkar at a government school during Independence Day festivities on August 16. The event occurred at Kizhuparamba Vocational Higher Secondary School. On Independence Day, school officials planned a procession of students costumed as independence warriors. The school has requested an explanation from the subcommittees in charge… read-more
Manish Sisodia, the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, spoke before 122 education ministers and professionals from around the world at the Education World Forum, 2022 in London on May 23. As per Sisodia, the Delhi administration increased people's faith in the government school system by prioritizing education. According to him, the number of pupils enrolled in Delhi government schools has grown by 21% since 2015.
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In a horrific incident, a man allegedly sexually assaulted two minor students inside the premises of Delhi Municipal Corporation School. The incident occurred on April 30, when the accused allegedly walked inside the school and sexually assaulted two girls. Swati Maliwal, chief of Delhi Commission for Women, brought the matter into light, and demanded immediate arrest of the accused. A complaint has been filed and the case is being… read-more
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Madhya Pradesh Energy Minister Pradhuman Singh Tomar on December 17, cleaned the toilet of a government school in Gwalior. Tomar told ANI that he decided to take the step after a girl student informed him that there is no cleanliness in school. "I am doing this so that everyone gets motivated towards cleanliness," he added. Further, he instructed the municipal officials to clean the school's toilet every day.
Taking a good initiative, Andhra Pradesh CM Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on October 5 announced that under the 'Swechha progaramme', the state government will provide free sanitary napkins to all girls studying between 7-12 classes in government schools and colleges. Reportedly, almost 23% of young girls don't attend classes during menstruation in India. Besides, the state government will also run awareness campaigns on Disha App… read-more
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In MP government schools, students can now have "dignified Mid-Day meals" by sitting on dining tables, a departure from the current system of dining on the mat floor. Rural development minister Mahendra Singh Sisodia recommended the idea of installing benches for the students in Guna district, MP. The scheme is worth 50,000 per school and aims to cover 100 schools under 80 Grampanchyat in Bamori.
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Four government school students of Class 12 from Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Ernakulam, Kerala bagged the 'Popular Choice Award' at the TiE global student Pitch competition for inventing portable organic coffee capsules that dissolve in water or milk. The filtration of coffee capsules from cassava (a root vegetable) is environment-friendly, chemical-free, and dissolves instantly. Meanwhile, each pill is made from compressing… read-more
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The Directorate of Education stated that the admissions for Nursery, KG, and class 1 shall begin from June 28, at Delhi Government Schools. The Application forms will be available at Sarvodaya Vidyalayas till July 12. However, children residing within a radius of 3 Km shall be eligible to apply. Owing to the pandemic, “we are not calling students back to school anytime soon, said Deputy CM Manish Sisodia.
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