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Friday, July 10, 2020

Varsha Gaikwad


4 channels launched on Jio TV & radio platforms for school students

July 06, 2020 1:36 am

Around 4.3 crore Jio phone owners will be able to benefit from the iniative, said Varsha Gaikwad, adding that the students will be able to view all shows broadcast during a particular week.

Maharashtra govt urged to review ban on online teaching up to Class II

June 17, 2020 10:17 am

Educationists have said children will lose out on the bond with teachers and classmates, and have asked for at least half an hour of online interaction.

Maharashtra: SSC results could be out by July end, says Education Minister

June 17, 2020 9:47 am

"Because of the Covid-19 situation, we faced a problem in getting the answersheets to examiners, but it was done by May-end. We are hoping to complete the process as soon as possible as even we are aware of the delay," said School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad.

Maharashtra: Marathi compulsory in all schools till Class X

June 02, 2020 4:51 am

In February, the Maharashtra Compulsory Teaching and Learning of Marathi Language in Schools Bill, 2020 was unanimously passed in state Assembly. According to it, schools can be fined for not complying with this rule.

Give 12-hour air time on national TV, 2-hour radio slot for school lessons: Maharashtra Govt to Centre

May 29, 2020 9:30 am

While the prolonged lockdown has forced schools and tutors to go virtual, concerns have prevailed regarding the loss of school time and the continuity of education for the underprivileged children who do not have access to smartphones and the internet.

Maharashtra government plans gradual reopening of schools from June 15

May 24, 2020 11:46 am

While schools in Maharashtra are required to teach for 48 hours in a week, Varsha Gaikwad indicated that the number of hours will come down significantly with her department planning to reduce school timing by half to begin with

Maharashtra may reopen schools from June 15 in phases

May 24, 2020 1:16 am

In the fourth phase of the lockdown, Maharashtra has identified municipal corporation areas in Mumbai, Pune, Thane, Nagpur and 15 other cities as red zones.

Maharashtra: One-size-fits-all solution will not work, say experts

May 23, 2020 7:33 pm

Even though School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad, in recent remarks, expressed the department’s intention to begin schools as per the usual date, officials said no plan has yet been finalised.

Maharashtra SSC geography paper stands cancelled owing to lockdown, board to decide on evaluation and assessment process

April 13, 2020 9:07 am

Not just this, the final papers for Class IX and Class XI, which were yet to be conducted, have also been cancelled. Students will now be assessed based on their performance in the first semester examination and internal assessment.

Maharashtra: Last pending SSC exam cancelled, says Varsha Gaikwad

April 13, 2020 9:03 am

The SSC exam for Geography was scheduled for March 23, which was then postponed until a date after April 14, until when a nationwide lockdown was to stay in force.