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Friday, January 24, 2020

Ritu Sharma


Gujarat govt streamlines pre-placement measures to make drive a success
Fri, Jan 24, 2020

After the first edition of mega placement camp failed to generate encouraging response from both students as well as employers resulting in only 15 per cent placements, the state government this time has put in extra measures in place to make the drive a success.

‘Parkisha Parv 2.0’: PM’s book, Pariksha pe Charcha dominate workshop for teachers
Wed, Jan 22, 2020

The workshop was held as part of the second edition of ‘Parkisha Parv 2.0’, a month-long campaign by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) for stress-free examinations, which was flagged off in Gujarat on Tuesday.

Swachh survey: AMC distributes free milk bottles to get feedback from citizens
Tue, Jan 21, 2020

The AMC is aiming to get to the top position in 'citizens’ participation' category, which carries 25 per cent marks in the survey.

Swachhata Scheme: Govt curtails cleanliness funds for primary schools
Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Instead of monthly Rs 1,800 per school, the state education department will now disburse the financial assistance based on number of students in a school.

Notice to Sabarmati University over ‘irregularities’
Thu, Jan 16, 2020

The university has been given a week to respond to the notice and the financial audit undertaken by a third party will be completed within one month, said a senior official.

‘Dilapidated and dangerous’ buildings: 25 municipal schools in Ahmedabad shut
Sat, Jan 04, 2020

For the first time, such a huge number of Ahmedabad municipal schools have been shut down as they were functioning from unsafe buildings.

Surat: Police action against 3 schools in Surat for ‘forging documents’
Tue, Dec 31, 2019

The discrepancies came to light during a drive initiated by the GSHSEB to verify the documents submitted online by private schools, following the case of Delhi Public School (DPS) East, Ahmedabad, which allegedly submitted forged documents to the CBSE for getting affiliation that was revealed after the Nithyananda Ashram case.

Rent agreement may be mandatory for RTE admissions in Gujarat
Wed, Dec 11, 2019

The move comes in the wake of suspected cases of applicants producing fake rent agreements for eligibility under the 25 per cent reservation rule for underprivileged students.

Ahmedabad: Enrolment drops even as 2.62 L students shift to govt schools
Tue, Dec 10, 2019

As per department records, between 2014-15 and 2018-19, a total of 2.62 lakh students shifted from private to government schools across the state. However, the total number of students enrolled in over 33,500 government schools dropped by over 6.89 lakh during the same period.

Gujarat: More inter-caste couples avail of aid under Ambedkar scheme
Wed, Dec 04, 2019

Gujarat government’s ‘Dr Savitaben Ambedkar Inter-Caste Marriage Encouragement Scheme’ supports couples where one spouse is from the Scheduled Caste (SC).

Gujarat education department to rope in IIMA to help tackle resistance to merger of schools
Thu, Nov 28, 2019

According to a survey by the education department, the merging process will be held in a phased manner. To begin with, some 2,500-3,000 government primary schools will be merged with other government schools.

Nithyananda ashram case: Have not submitted NoC to central board, says DPS
Thu, Nov 28, 2019

Spread across a 10 acres, DPS, East Ahmedabad, a member of the Delhi Public School Society running since 2008, has an enrollment of nearly 850 students.

Nithyananda case: CBSE issues show-cause notice to DPS where land was leased out to ashram
Sun, Nov 24, 2019

“In the light of the communication received from the state government, it transpires that the school is functioning and has managed to get affiliation without ever being issued NoC by the state government and the school has submitted a forged document,” the official added.

CZA directs Gujarat govt to probe animal deaths at Kevadia zoo
Sat, Nov 23, 2019

At least four more exotic ungulate specie of animals are said to have died ahead of its scheduled inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31. The inauguration, however, did not take place that day.

Statue of Unity Safari delayed, Gujarat seeks seized chimps
Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Rupani’s request to Union Minister of Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar seeking his intervention in getting the three chimpanzees, which are believed to have been illegally smuggled from abroad, follows death of several exotic animals meant for the park in transit.

Gujarat government to hold placement drive this month, 1,900 students register
Sat, Nov 16, 2019

Second chance for those left out of the mega job camp held earlier this year

To ensure attendance for evaluation duty: Gujarat Education board amends teachers’ registration process
Fri, Nov 01, 2019

Schools have to compulsorily register details of all teachers online with GSHSEB for the March 2020 board examinations.

Gujarat govt to fine teachers skipping Class 10, 12 evaluation
Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Sources said that in March 2019, as many as 5,000 teachers did not turn up for evaluation of Class 10 exam papers.

Gujarat: 18 state-funded varsities to be made autonomous
Mon, Oct 14, 2019

The state universities in Gujarat have been receiving flak for some of the recent appointments of Vice-Chancellors that have been termed as “political appointments”.

Vinod Rao: ‘Enrollment will ensure schooling, attendance will ensure learning’
Mon, Oct 14, 2019

The initiative was launched on Teachers’ Day and involves facial recognition system of attendance for teachers.