Created by aman_2362 on Wed, 2012-03-07 21:18
I want to know that the Govt. had distributed free school dresses to the poor children of India. But what is the status for this year. Will the Govt. continue to provide the uniforms for free or not!!!
Date: Wed, 2012-01-18
Government schools in Punjab have reportedly not received any money for midday meals for the last several months prompting some of them to stop serving food to children under the scheme.
In a few schools, teachers have been spending from their own pockets or buying rations on credit to feed the children.
The education department has attributed the delay in payment to non-release of funds by the finance department.Source: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/midday-meals-stopped-in-punjab-schools-due-to-lack-of-funds/901108/
Date: Thu, 2011-04-21
CHANDIGARH: The move of Punjab government to provide uniforms to only girls and students of SC/ST category in its schools seems to be backfiring due to divisions it is reportedly creating among pupils.Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Grant-for-SC-girls-uniform-discriminatory-Teachers/articleshow/8042672.cms
Date: Sun, 2011-04-17
In a major decision aimed at wooing a section of society ahead of the next Punjab Assembly polls, the Punjab government on Saturday announced it would recognise the unaffiliated and unrecognised private schools and academies across the state.Source: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/stamp-of-approval-for-all-punjab-schools/777173/0
Date: Mon, 2011-03-14
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Finance Minister Upinderjit Kaur Monday said that Punjab government has increased the budget outlay for the sector has been by 52% with the aim to improve human resources.Source: http://www.punjabnewsline.com/content/punjab-increases-education-budget-52-percent-emphasis-human-resource-development/29522?cpage=3
Date: Mon, 2011-03-14
Asks govt to take measures to fill vacancies, rationalise deployment, strengthen vocational training and build adequate infrastructure in schools across PunjabSource: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/cag-report-lists-shortcomings-in-secondary-education/761863/0
Date: Thu, 2011-03-10
A Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court had set aside a Single Bench order that had extended the last date of birth for admission eligibility in nursery and upper K G classes to September 30, 2007 and September 30, 2006.Source: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/nursery-admissions-court-sets-aside-revised-dates/760251/0
Date: Thu, 2011-02-10
What the state government could not do, a group of rural educationists have done. The Sikhiya Vikas Manch, an association of teachers, mainly from Patiala, Fatehgarh Sahib and Sangrur, have got the Right to Education (RTE) Act translated into Punjabi to create awareness about the new law.
At the centre of the exercise was Jagjit Singh Nouhra, 35-year-old head teacher of Government Elementary School, Mandour, in Patiala district who has been teaching in rural areas of the state since 1998.Source: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/rural-educationists-get-rte-act-translated-into-punjabi/748087/0
Date: Wed, 2011-02-02
This government school in a Patiala village is like a breath of fresh air in government schools' set-up in the state largely known for inefficiency and an environment not conducive to academics.Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Mandours-elementary-school-shows-way-for-RTE/articleshow/7408212.cms
Date: Fri, 2011-01-28
In a significant development in the ongoing controversy of reservation of seats for the wards of Economic Weaker Sections (EWS), the Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday directed all city schools to keep 15% seats vacant till February 24.Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/RTE-Court-asks-schools-to-keep-seats-vacant/articleshow/7375515.cms