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Delhi schools


Don’t force parents to buy expensive study material, uniforms: Delhi education dept to private schools

May 06, 2022 1:28 am

The order states that schools should display the class-wise list of books/writing material to be introduced in the coming session, well in advance on the school website, and also communicate it clearly to parents via other media.

Amid heatwave, parents in Delhi demand revision of school timings, advance summer vacations

May 03, 2022 5:52 pm

Several schools have already announced reduction in outdoor activities in view of the sweltering heat coupled with the ongoing spike in the number of Covid cases.

Delhi govt announces plans to develop over 2000 school classrooms as 'hi-tech digital'

April 27, 2022 11:10 am

The Public Works Department (PWD) floated tenders to establish such digital classrooms in existing schools buildings.

Punjab to replicate Delhi's education model: CM Bhagwant Mann

April 26, 2022 10:20 am

The Punjab chief minister attended happiness and "deshbhakti" classes at the Kautilya Government Sarvodaya Co-ed Vidyalaya in Chirag Enclave. The guests were welcomed by an NCC band that presented a guard of honour.

CM should visit Punjab schools rather than ones in Delhi, says activist

April 18, 2022 2:25 am

“Chief Minister should shun politics on the issue and come forward to appreciate the dedication and zest of the school teachers and community for converting most of he schools into smart schools,” said Nawanshahr-based social activist, Parvinder Singh Kittna.

Delhi-NCR schools take preventive measures to avoid closure amid increase in covid cases

April 18, 2022 9:15 am

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said coronavirus cases may have been rising in the capital, but there is no need to worry as hospitalisation is low. Reports of infections from schools have triggered concerns weeks after they opened for completely offline classes following a two-year gap due to the pandemic.

Online schooling hit urban poor the hardest, 1 in 5 homes say kids missed a year

April 16, 2022 12:05 pm

Since coming to power, the AAP government has allocated a major part of its budget to the education sector — allocation for 2022- 23 is Rs 16,278 crore (23%), the highest ever.

Delhi govt will issue common guidelines for schools to manage Covid-19 cases: Manish Sisodia

April 14, 2022 4:05 pm

Manish Sisodia said that the education department will be working on a new set of guidelines after Covid-19 cases were reported among school children and teachers.

NCPCR writes to Delhi govt over schools

April 13, 2022 9:46 am

Only 203 out of 1,027 government schools in the national capital have a headmaster or principal, the apex child rights body NCPCR said.

Delhi govt’s parent outreach programme yet to cover quarter of schools

April 10, 2022 2:22 pm

A report submitted by the Delhi Commission for the Protection of Child Rights to the education department on March 29 informed that out of the 1,068 government schools, SMC members and school mitras had not done any interactions with parents in 250 schools.


A day in the life of a Delhi school student after two years of school shutdown

February 20, 2022 10:54 pm

After Delhi government reopened schools for all grades after a two-year closure. On Friday, Indian Express shadowed class 2 student, Mohammed Zaid (7), on his first day of school. The last time Zaid attended school was March 2020, and he was a 5-year-old completing kindergarten.