A classroom

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Sikkim: Govt Directs Inclusion Of 11 Vernacular Languages In Syllabus

Schools in Sikkim shall introduce 11 vernacular languages for students to choose as their second language in their syllabus from the new academic session. Currently, government-run schools offer languages like Bhutia, Nepali, Lepcha, etc. Besides, the State government has directed private schools to ensure the inclusion of 11 local languages. Reportedly, the first language English would be the medium of instruction, and Hindi will be… read-more

Fri, 29 Jan 2021 - 03:05 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Sikkim, Schools, vernaculars, Private Schools, government schools

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

School Students With A Box Of Sanitary Pads

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Nellore: Husband-Wife Teacher Duo Raise Awareness On Menstrual Cycle

To increase awareness on menstrual hygiene, a husband-wife teacher duo from Andhra Pradesh's Nellore launched a program that provides sanitary pads to the girls of government schools. The idea for this initiative struck M Suresh Babu when he observed the girls skipping school for 3 to 5 days every month that affected their studies. Reportedly, Suresh and his wife are providing sanitary pads to girl students of three districts - Nellore,… read-more

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 03:48 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: sanitary pads, Nellore, government schools, menstrual hygiene


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Delhi Prioritises Govt School Teachers For COVID-19 Vaccination

Citing that the teachers have played a significant role during the pandemic, the Delhi government has decided to include government teachers in the list of frontline workers. As per the reported rollout plan, the frontline workers, along with healthcare workers and elderly people, were prioritized in vaccination. Deputy CM Manish Sisodia reasoned out the prioritization by lauding their efforts at the pandemic curbing activities and taking… read-more

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 - 07:44 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Delhi, vaccine, Vaccination, Teachers, Priority, Frontline Workers, government schools

Government School

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Dadri Govt School Kids Forced To Study In Open Amidst Extreme Cold

Children from a government-run school in Haryana's Charkhi Dadri are strained to learn under the open sky due to a shortage of classrooms. The three-room building whose one room is occupied by the teachers and other two for library and lab registers 170 students of grades 6-12. Fearing the chilly weather, a student said after surviving COVID-19 this might turn dangerous someday. Reportedly, the school falls under constituency of Dy-CM… read-more

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 05:39 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Haryana, government schools, Charkhi Dadri, Dushyant Chautala, Naina Singh Chautala

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Mamta Banerjee Plans To Give 10k For Government School Students To Buy Tabs

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WB Govt Plans To Give Rs 10,000 For School Students To Buy Tabs

The West Bengal government has decided to transfer Rs 10,000 to the bank accounts of 9.5 lakh students of class 12 to buy smart devices for online learning. Earlier, the state government had decided to give smart tablets to students. However, the idea has been dropped since they could not procure numerous devices within a short period. CM Mamata Banerjee has assured the grant would be transferred within three weeks.

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 02:52 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: mamta banerjee, Online education, government schools, Madrassas

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Solar Pannels In Schools

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Government Schools In Delhi To Use Solar Electricity; Expected To Save 8.8 Crore

Around 150 government schools in Delhi to use solar systems under the central government's scheme for building solarisation. The scheme is expected to elevate the income through selling the electricity generated by the solar plates and reduce electricity bills. According to the reports, about 21 megawatts (MW) solar connection has been installed and is expected to save about Rs 8.8 crore in bills and shall earn about Rs 8.56 crore.

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 04:54 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Delhi, government schools, Solar Pannels, India

Courtesy: India Times

Representational photo: A primary school in Jharkhand

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Report Says Jharkhand Has Substantially Inferior Pupil-Teacher Ratio

Jharkhand has a "substantially inferior" pupil-teacher ratio with over 2/3rd vacant seats for teachers in primary and upper primary schools, revealed a data. Reportedly, 70,000 additional teachers should be employed for 34 lakh students in 33,000 schools. Similarly, in middle school education, only 14,099 teachers were sanctioned with 16,680 vacant slots. One of the officials said, “New cadre will allow us to add 30,000 primary and upper… read-more

Sat, 05 Dec 2020 - 01:21 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Jharkhand, Hemant Soren, Primary Schools, government schools

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Government school in Kashmir

photo : Kashmir Observer

180 Govt Schools To Be Modernized By Srinagar District Authorities

To improve learning standards in government-run schools, Srinagar district administration has decided to upgrade 180 schools as "smart schools". The initiative will be undertaken under the Jammu and Kashmir government's 'Back to Village' campaign. With this, the schools will get modern learning tools and amenities such as smart classes and IT labs. In the first phase, the project will be implemented in 25 schools in Srinagar urban region.

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 - 06:32 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Jammu & Kashmir, Education, Srinagar, government schools

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

NEET- Tamil Nadu Reservation

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Tamil Nadu: Governor Approves Reservation For Govt. School Students In Medical Colleges

Tamil Nadu's ordinance which aims to provide reservation for Government school students in medical colleges, has been accorded the 'law' status after approval by the Governor. This will provide a reservation of 7.5% which results in almost 300 seats in medical colleges being reserved for students from government schools who clear NEET, the medical entrance exam. Reportedly, the law is applicable from this academic year itself. 

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 - 02:52 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Tamil Nadu, Governor, NEET, Medical College, government schools

Courtesy: NDTV

Tantuja Logo

Photo: Tantuja

Govt School Students In Bengal To Get Masks From Handloom Weavers Society

The co-operative society of handloom weavers, Tantuja, has decided to provide almost 1.5 crore masks to government school students in West Bengal. The initiative came after the state government made it mandatory for students to wear masks before availing the mid-day meal ration from school. Reportedly, the co-operative has roped in the self-help groups and individual manufacturers for producing the masks.

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 - 07:41 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: tantuja, Education, masks, Coronavirus, government schools