Today, after being battered by floods in 2015 and last month, the village in the northern Gujarat district of Banaskantha is inaccessible, with accumulated silt forming dune-like structures, some as high as 10 feet, across its alleys and streets.
The Class X exam pattern of all subjects was changed to 50:50 objective and subjective in 2011
As per the state records, around 13,000 cattle have died in the flood in both the districts but a ground check by The Indian Express in several villages of Banaskantha alone reveals that the actual number is certainly more.
Having lost everything to the floods, survivors from different villages blame the Narmada canal for the destruction. The flood claimed 35 lives in Kankrej taluka alone, out of the 60 from Banaskantha district.
A two-room house that saved 200 lives
CM Vijay Rupani tells villagers of Gujarat's flood-hit Banaskantha district it’s time to relocate, but residents not sure
Gujarat floods: The villagers were, however, sceptical about the suggestion and cited previous instances when similar proposals were made but land was scarce.
Concentrated to a few districts and for a few days, the downpour wreaked havoc in Gujarat. Aggravating the situation were overflowing dams and a breach in the Narmada canal. Indian Express revisits the week of flood fury to understand and explain why and how the rain turned into a nemesis
Since July 25, nearly 20 trucks of food packets and other relief materials like slippers, plastic sheets and medicines have been sent to 118 villages of Patan, Dholka, Varahi, Dharad, Bhildi and Vav from Ahmedabad.
BJP Junagadh city president Shashikant Bhimani, in his letter to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani last month, cited the ongoing research work on Gir cows and Jaffrabadi buffaloes, which would be affected due to the transfer.
Earlier, the GSSTB had formed an inquiry panel to look in the use of derogatory word for Jesus Christ following massive protests by the members of Christian community.
When contacted, GSSTB chairman Nitin Pethani said, “This is a printing error. There should be haiza (cholera) in place of roza, but mistakenly both these words have been inter-changed.”
As per the records obtained by The Indian Express, at the first stage when the first copy (photocopy) of the content that was reviewed by a team of 15 members, the error was raised as the word preceding “Jesus” was not clear.
The university had issued a notice on its website, which read, “Aadhaar number shall be mandatory for the admission process for all Indian nationals.”
“The state government has received approval to implement NCERT textbooks to our state board. It is not that the board will be replaced with Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE),” stated a senior GSHSEB official.
Claiming to be the first in the country to offer such a scheme in government schools, the state education department will roll out “Gyankunj” scheme for Class VII and VIII students in 2,051 government schools across districts by July.
Gauging parents’ preference for English-medium schools and witnessing a decline in enrolment in municipal schools every year, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation school board has been aiming at opening more English-medium civic schools.
As per the Gujarat Self-Financed Schools (Regulations of Fees) Act 2017, the schools can only take fee of one quarter a decision on their fee structure by the fee regulatory committees.
Among the list of English-medium schools, CL India Hindi-medium school is the first and the only Hindi-medium school to be tested for NCERT books this year.
Despite the new fee Act, many private institutes across the state continue to charge exorbitantly; and parents, apprehending their children will be targeted by school authorities, are too not openly complaining about it.
A school raises salaries of teachers by 100 % but only on paper, another shows Rs 10 lakh jump in rent and some demand a certain amount in cash — private schools in Gujarat are finding ways to circumvent the newly enacted fee regulation Act.
The only issue is that there are no takers,” said the VC.
“We are aiming at making the youth job givers not job seekers,” said CM Rupani
Belonging to a devout Jain family of the Shwetambar sect, Varshil's father Jigar Shah is an inspector in the Income Tax department, posted in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
These women were helped by Pratham Open School Education (POSE)-Second Chance, run by a non-government organisation in Gujarat and eight other states.
THE state government has initiated an inquiry into admissions under the Right to Education Act’s 25 per cent reservation in self-financed schools for economically weaker section (EWS) and disadvantaged groups. “All district and taluka primary education officers have been directed today to verify all admissions done this year under the RTE Act’s 25 per cent […]
In 2016, 2.29 lakh students had failed the exam in the mother tongue. This year, the number dropped to 1.03 lakh, breaking a six-year jinx.
Radha Mohan Singh said accreditation of 60 agriculture universities across the country had been completed but that of Kamdhenu University was pending.
As per the results and analysis, conducted by the education department, nearly 48,000 students have cleared GUJCET this year.
Despite repeated complaints from across the state during online form submission, there wasn't any measure taken by education department.
Sharma added that invitations to SAARC countries, including Pakistan, were sent through external affairs ministry’s SAARC unit.
A Class VII dropout the groom from Mehsana has completed his secondary class and works as a daily wage labourer.
The education department in Gujarat is facing deluge of complaints despite admission process becoming online this year.
“Parents of Gujarati-medium students have resorted to a false propaganda, claiming that Gujarati-medium question paper was difficult, while the paper in English was easy."
With scrapping of semester system, last Class XII Science results declared with 81.89 pass per cent
The KU was set up by a special Kamdhenu University Act in 2009 for development of veterinary and animal sciences.