Each year, an average of 2.18 lakh children from municipal schools as well as from some aided and unaided private schools take admission in Delhi government schools. Of these, close to 1.7 lakh come from the municipal school system.
A week after a flash flood struck Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, The Sunday Express travels along the route of the devastation to find that as the raging water destroyed everything that came in its way — homes, projects, trees, lives — it left behind a few lessons, and several questions
At Raini village, the first of the 13 villages that could be accessed from the suspension bridge that was washed away on Sunday, residents stood on rooftops attempting to catch a glimpse of the rescue operations as helicopters flew past, trying to reach villages further away.
The area where a water tank and a residential block stood was completely flattened, and a suspension bridge washed away, leaving 13 villages till the China border inaccessible by road. And, fears that another flash flood could hit the area continued to keep residents on tenterhooks.
Amit Shah on Tuesday informed the Rajya Sabha of the flash flood situation in Uttarakhand saying as of 7 pm on Monday, 20 people were killed and 6 injured with a further 197, including 12 villagers, missing after the deluge.
The 12 people who were rescued from the under-construction output tunnel at the Tapovan-Vishnugad NTPC Hydel Power Project say they had no hope that they would survive, but a mobile phone proved a godsend.
According to the State Emergency Control Room, 26 bodies have been recovered so far from the project sites of NTPC’s Tapovan Vishnugad Hydro Power Project and the privately owned Rishiganga power project.
AAP describes the National Council as its highest policy making body. It has around 400 members and has the power to amend the party constitution. The National Executive, with 21 members, is described as the highest executive body of the party.
According to officials at Rosmerta Safety Systems Private Limited, which is manufacturing the number plates, out of close to 6 lakh cars, for which they have data, applications for only about 2 lakh have been received so far.
In 2019, the city had collected Rs 23,751.93 crore under various heads such as state GST, sales tax, excise, taxes on vehicles, etc, between April and November. This fell to Rs 16,380.50 crore for the same duration in 2020.
Explaining the proposal to scrap nursery admissions for the upcoming session, a senior official said: “Schools can admit students in both nursery and kindergarten for the 2022-23 academic session, as there will be vacancies in both grades.
On Sunday, 1,984 fresh cases were reported and 2,539 people recovered. The number of patients under home isolation dipped to 9,964 from a high of over 40,000 earlier. There are over 16,700 active cases in the city at present and more than 72 lakh Covid tests have been conducted so far.