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Gujarat Education dept to introduce maths, science NCERT textbooks from next academic session
Sat, Apr 14, 2018

The talk of replacing the GCERT textbooks with those of NCERT began a few years ago following dismal results of students from Gujarat in the national entrance examinations.

Few choose IHM Ahmedabad, says principal
Sat, Apr 07, 2018

Even for industry exposure, IHMA principal Dr J K Mangaraj stated, students' preference was not Ahmedabad.

Gujarat: Delay in direct diesel subsidy to fishermen defeats purpose, says CAG report
Fri, Mar 30, 2018

In its report tabled in the Assembly, the CAG has stated that the Gujarat Fisheries Department failed to release Rs 310.5 crore to 20,313 fishermen eligible for the diesel VAT subsidy scheme for two years as on March 2017.

Gujarat: No new protected habitat for increasing lion population, says CAG report
Thu, Mar 29, 2018

In Gujarat, the total area of 28 Protected Areas that includes wildlife sanctuary, national park and conservation reserves is 17,099.93 square kilometre. Out of this only 4,640.58 square kilometre is forest land, the remaining is non-forest ecosystems.

Over 22 lakh students of govt schools take part in water budgeting exercise
Mon, Mar 26, 2018

The week-long campaign, organised by the state water supply department, involved students from Class VI and VIII across districts who undertook the water budget of their houses during their Diwali vacation towards the end of October last year.

Gujarat govt to increase income limit for 25 per cent EWS admissions under RTE
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

Several Congress MLAs from across the state had sought details about the number of BPL families in various districts of Gujarat. The compilation of details provided revealed these statistics which the Congress interpreted as “a fourth” of Gujarat’s population living below poverty line.

IIM-Ahmedabad raises PG management programme fee to Rs 22 lakh
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

Speaking on the sidelines of the 53rd convocation of the institute, following a board meeting held on Saturday, IIM-A director Errol D’Souza made the announcement.

Expecting trouble: A crackdown on sex determination centres
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

A crackdown on sex determination centres is near impossible without the help of pregnant decoys. From Ahmedabad and Sonepat, two districts awarded for their vigilance, the stories of the women who set the trap.

Gujarat: RTE admissions uncertain, parents rush to get children admitted elsewhere
Thu, Mar 15, 2018

As the ambiguity continues over Gujarat State Self-Financed Schools (Regulation of Fees) Act 2017, which seems to be adversely affecting the RTE admissions.

Simply put: Why Gujarat’s school fee law has added to chaos
Tue, Mar 06, 2018

Gujarat Self-Financed Schools (Regulation of Fees) Act 2017, which seeks to put a cap on the fee of the self-financed schools in the state, is still waiting for implementation. The Indian Express explains why it has angered both parents and schools.

Vijay Rupani’s Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana for unreserved students finds more takers among girls
Thu, Mar 01, 2018

In the academic session 2016-17 in nursing, out of 139 total students, 135 were girls and only four boys, analysing the data accessed by The Indian Express revealed.

Gujarat medium gets priority, others will have to wait for NCERT textbooks
Fri, Feb 09, 2018

Students of other mediums have to wait for at least another year since translating books in the mother tongue has been prioritised by the Gujarat State School Textbook Board (GSSTB).

Gujarat govt appoints panel to fix new fee limit for private schools, report to be submitted on Feb 18
Thu, Feb 08, 2018

The committee, with its headquarters in Gandhinagar, will invite representations in writing from the management of self-financed schools and parents associations, giving them an opportunity of being heard.

To meet water shortfall, Ahmedabad to dig deep to revive its borewells
Tue, Feb 06, 2018

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has carried out a massive survey and mapping of tubewells that have been lying defunct since water from Narmada started getting supplied to the city a decade ago.

Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation: Election today, BJP says 18 dairies to choose ‘unanimously’
Mon, Jan 29, 2018

Shankar Chaudhary, Jethabhai Patel emerge frontrunners for chairman’s post

Despite ban, no dip in gutkha consumption in Gujarat: Survey
Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Moreover, the survey states that the age of starting smoking has come down from 20 years to 16 years in the last seven years.

Seventh GTU convocation: 15-year-old youngest among those who get degrees
Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Among 4,363 students who received their degrees out of a total of 5,0405 students who got undergraduate, post-graduate and doctorate degrees, Nirbhay Thacker (15) was the youngest to receive electrical engineering degree (B Tech) at the convocation.

Will not close engineering colleges that fail to fill up seats: AICTE
Sat, Jan 13, 2018

"The AICTE cannot be compared with the Medical Council of India in regulatory terms - they (MCI) have a limited liability with only 50,000 (medical) seats; we have 37 lakh seats across the country, including polytechnic, engineering, pharmacy, management (and) architecture,” said the VC.

Gujarat varsity convocation: Discontent due to unemployment in state, says Governor
Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Responding to the Governor’s concerns, Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasma said it was the opinion of the Governor and the government will consider his suggestions.

Gujarat govt bans bird care NGOs during Uttarayan festival
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

This year, however, the government has restricted the activities of the organisations, citing the high bird flu incidence of January 2017