Ritu Sharma

Articles By Ritu Sharma

AICTE chairman: 25% increase in number of seats may up vacant seats in Gujarat engg colleges

AICTE chairman also confirmed that there was a meeting of the HRD Ministry where exhaustive deliberation was done for the implementation of 10 per cent EWS quota.

A bride for Mr Patel

A skewed sex ratio and poor educational qualifications mean Patidar men must look for Kurmi brides outside the state. But there are a few happy endings after four days of a mass wedding in Ahmedabad.

Gujarat: E-commerce portals debut at IMNU campus hiring; banking, finance sectors dominate

While Zomato has picked up eight postgraduate students from the full-time residential and integrated programmes by offering them an annual salary package of Rs 7.5 lakh, ShopClues has hired three students at an annual pay package of Rs 11 lakh.

Gujarat changes roll call: Jai Hind, Jai Bharat to replace Yes Sir, Present

The Government Resolution (GR) was issued in a circular by the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, and Director, Primary Education.

‘Higher rent for faculty accommodation will affect IIM-A’s educational outcome’

At present, a faculty member pays a nominal rent of around Rs 5,000 for accommodation within the campus. There are over 115 accommodation units for faculty members on both new and old campuses where nearly 100 faculty members live.

Gujarat: On Governance day, CM to launch projects worth Rs 666 crore

With Lok Sabha elections around the corner, CM Vijay Rupani will also interact with voters in 21 districts through video conferencing from Gandhinagar.

Activity-based learning: Gujarat govt scales down Pragna, limits it to class I & II after expanding it for 7 yrs

Teachers have resisted the project on several grounds, ranging from difficulty in “maintaining order” in classrooms, grouping of different classes in one room causing attention deficit, to “additional workload” on them.

Gujarat: Education officers told to collect info on teachers absent for at least a year

The exercise is aimed at exposing the lack of regulation on teachers’ absenteeism from government schools. Parents have, for some time been, citing teachers’ long absence from schools as on of the major reasons for the poor results of government schools.

Hardlook: Schools At Play

Two months ago, the Gujarat government made a groundbreaking change in its school policy when it made ownership of playground must for getting affiliation of state board schools, and scrapped licences of over two dozen private schools for flouting norms. The Indian Express reports its impact, and the debate it has generated.

Gujarat: For attending ‘Sanskrit Adhiveshan’, members told to fulfill pre-conditions

Further, the list of tasks includes enrolling at least one student under the Sanskrit course through correspondence. The fee for the one year course is Rs 300.

Flaws in Gujarat scheme to reduce girl dropouts: Unicef-IIM-A report

‘Vidya Lakshmi Yojana, under which girls who enroll in class I receive a bond of Rs 2,000, fails to define beneficiaries, has glaring discrepancies’.

Government failed to provide info under RTI, needs to clear air: Unicef-IIM-A report

Moreover, the website of Directorate of Primary Education has also not updated data after 2014. The data till then only shows the number of bonds purchased, money spent and budgetary allocation for VLY.

Ahmedabad: To improve learning levels AMC schools to keep record of kids not completing homework

Starting from the second term, which will commence on Monday after the Diwali vacation, the teachers have been asked to maintain a record of students from Classes III to VIII who do not complete their homework.

Gujarat: 2,500 ‘non-viable’ secondary, higher secondary schools stare at closure

Consent for closing 120 such schools have already been received by the school trustees. The final decision on the fate of these schools will be taken in the executive meeting of the board, scheduled on November 27.

#MeToo at NID Ahmedabad: Senior faculty member made to leave, barred from entering campus

A group of students had complained about the conduct of classes by Krishnesh Mehta, with undesirable and out of syllabus references to sexuality and sexual relations and behaviour.

Kisan Swaraj sammelan in Gujarat: 4,000 indigenous crops from 19 states attract visitors as 200 farmers turn conservationists

Syed Ghani Khan, one among the 200 farmers participating in the fourth edition of the Kisan Swaraj Sammelan at the Gujarat Vidyapith, has preserved nearly 120 varieties of mango, some as old as 350 years.

Breaking a glass ceiling: Four girls to return to their ancestral handicraft, till now dominated by men

In this new career line, the girls have moved on from traditional motifs of pentagon and earthen lamp in weaving designed by their grandparents, to work on wider varieties based on themes taking inspiration from nature and life.

After ABVP calls him anti-national and wants him out, historian Ramachandra Guha won’t teach in Gujarat

Sources said the AU administration reached out to Ramachandra Guha on Monday to discuss the possibility of deferring the date of his joining. He was supposed to join Ahmedabad University on February 1, 2019.

After Zika positive case in Ahmedabad, 600 health teams deployed in city

The first confirmed case of Zika virus in the state was reported from Ahmedabad on Friday.

IITRAM: 26 students under detention for mass ragging

All the 26 students are in second year and come from all three engineering branches — civil, mechanical and electrical.