03 Oct 2012
The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Central government and State governments to provide all basic infrastructure facilities like drinking water and toilets to school children.
21 Apr 2011
In a bid to inculcate moral values, the Madhya Pradesh government has decided to include ‘Geeta Sar’ in the school curriculum. The decision was taken after Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan held a review meeting of the education system in the state.
03 Nov 2011
In a bid to give tough lesson against malpractices, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has decided to follow the action of the Bihar government which started a school at corrupt IAS officer’s residence.
23 Aug 2011
The scarcity of fund has marred the state government’s ambitious project to promote education among girl child through Kasturba Gandhi Awasiya Balika Vidyalayas (KGBVs) in Mewat district. According to reports, despite the fund worth crores of rupees being granted for construction of the school buildings three years ago, the ongoing work was left in midway due to shortage of funds.
13 Dec 2011
Nursery admission has become a nightmare for parents in Delhi. The reason is school has adopted point system, under which the schools will allocate points to the applicants on different parameters that play vital role during the enrollment of little ones every year.
06 May 2011
The Committee formed by the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to probe the log books of the 40 odd flying schools within the country has recommended cancellation of affiliation of 12 flying schools.
19 Jul 2011
Noting an increase in the number of education loan defaulters, imparting of education loans to students might have been a herculean task for the banks currently, but the Centre is in no mood to give up its stance. The government has instead extended the repayment period of education loans from 5-7 years now to up to 10 years to facilitate repayment and reduce the probability of default.
27 Sep 2011
Terrified over the incidents of kidnapping of school teachers in the area, the teachers of primary schools in rural areas of Latehar district are not attending schools and have demanded security from the local administration.
16 Jul 2011
The latest decision of the University Grant Commission (UGC) to regulate the appointment of lecturers in colleges has come as a mixed baggage.
15 Jul 2011
Even after much hue and cry over reforms in the education system of the country, no concrete steps have been taken so far by the government in this regard. The condition can be gauged from the fact that nearly half a dozen Bill related to reforms in Education sector are pending in the Parliament for want of its approval.