Sisodia asks L-G to halt recruitment of teachers

Sisodia asks L-G to halt recruitment of teachers

Alleging that he was kept out of the loop by officials, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday asked Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal to put the teacher recruitment process, started by the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) recently, on hold till the guest teachers working in Delhi government schools could be given preference. On Monday, the DSSSB had advertised thousands of vacancies for teachers in Delhi government and municipal schools. ‘Haven’t seen file’ In a letter to Mr. Baijal, Mr. Sisodia said that DSSSB officials didn’t show him the file…

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Governor asks educational institutes to emphasis on skill development

Governor asks educational institutes to emphasis on skill development

Governor asks educational institutes to emphasis on skill development Nagaland Governor P B Acharya on Wednesday called upon educational institutions to emphasise on skill development education and not mere conventional academic education. Nagaland Governor P B Acharya on Wednesday called upon educational institutions to emphasise on skill development education and not mere conventional academic education. Academic knowledge is required but in the present competitive world skill development and education have to go side by side in order to build up proficiency among the younger generation, Acharya said while addressing the…

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Pay scholarship to Kashmiri students studying in Mewar University: HC asks GoI

Pay scholarship to Kashmiri students studying in Mewar University: HC asks GoI

The High Court has directed the government of India to register and pay scholarship to more than 250 Kashmiri students who had been asked by Mewar University in Rajasthan to vacate the campus because a Central education body had not released students’ scholarship money to the varsity. However, the relief for the students is one-time exception and will be valid only till they complete their courses, a bench of justice Muhammad Yaqoob Mir said. The bench also directed that the students shall be registered for scholarship that should be released…

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CBSE asks schools not to sell books and uniforms

CBSE asks schools not to sell books and uniforms

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked its affiliated schools across the country to shut down shops selling textbooks, stationery, schoolbags, uniforms, shoes and similar articles within their premises. The board asked schools on Thursday to strictly comply with its affiliation byelaws and “not indulge in commercial activities”. This includes sales through “selected vendors”. The directive comes close on the heels of the board’s effort to make schools follow NCERT textbooks and created an online link for schools to raise demand for these books in February…

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Governor asks institutes to focus on job-oriented subjects

Governor asks institutes to focus on job-oriented subjects

ITANAGAR, Feb 2: Suggesting that the institutes need to focus on job-oriented subjects, entrepreneurship, and avenues and resources- related professions, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya said that pass-out students should be job providers and not merely job seekers. He was interacting with the representatives of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU), North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), National Institute of Technology (NIT), North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC), Arunachal Pradesh, Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), Arunachal Pradesh, State Bharat Scouts and Guides (BSG) and Ex-Servicemen Association at…

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CBSE asks schools to go cashless from Jan

CBSE asks schools to go cashless from Jan

Nagpur: Starting January 1, all CBSE affiliated schools will have to start collecting fee in cashless mode, according to a directive from the central board. A very short and curt letter from board secretary Joseph Emmanuel to principals made it clear there isn’t going to be any wriggle room for schools. Emmanuel wrote, “with a view to reduce cash transactions at school, all CBSE affiliated schools shall introduce fee collection from students only online or through non-cash mode from the next quarter commencing from January 2017 onwards.” While the letter…

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UGC, CBSE asks edu institutes to observe National Education Day

UGC, CBSE asks edu institutes to observe National Education Day

DEHRADUN: The University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked all the affiliated institutes to observe the 128th birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad as the National Education Day on November 11. A freedom fighter and an eminent educationist, Azad was the first Union minister of education of independent India.The UGC through a letter posted on its website has stated that the Union ministry of human resource development (MHRD) wishes that all the universities should be involved in observing the day by organizing…

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Why did you take scholarship process online, HC asks Centre

Why did you take scholarship process online, HC asks Centre

The High Court has sought to know why it is mandatory for students from minority communities to apply online for availing scholarships when many of them might not be in a position to do so. “Why have you made it mandatory to apply online,” a Bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal asked the Centre. Aadhaar cards The Bench was hearing a petition filed by West Bengal-based Nasimuddin Educational Trust, which has challenged the Centre’s decision to make Aadhaar cards mandatory for students from the minority…

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