KV Correspondent

Official apathy leaves students without uniforms

Official apathy leaves students without uniforms

Norms deviated for procurement of uniforms in govt schools

Srinagar: The school education department has failed to streamline the procurement of the school uniforms for distribution among the students enrolled in government educational institutions. Pertinently, the school children up to class 8th in government schools are given free uniforms under erstwhile Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA). As per SSA norms, the uniforms are to be […]

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DSEK fails to clear liability of 125 Cr towards JKBOSE

DSEK fails to clear liability of 125 Cr towards JKBOSE

Srinagar: The school education department is struggling to clear the liabilities of Rs 125 crore to JK Board of School Education (BOSE) on account of procurement of books for different classes. The liability has got accumulated due to the difference in the actual cost and the approved rates for each set of books under erstwhile […]

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Local IAS officers need to serve the state, its people: Khursheed Ganai

Local IAS officers need to serve the state, its people: Khursheed Ganai

Srinagar: Advisor to J&K Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai on Saturday said that local IAS officers can serve the state and its people in a much better way. He asked the officers to do away with arrogance while serving people of valley. The advisor was speaking at a function organized by Directorate of School Education Kashmir […]

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Results of 8th standard students show a marked improvement

Results of 8th standard students show a marked improvement

Srinagar: In a significant development, the students who appeared in class 8th exams recently have shown a considerable improvement as compared to last year, in the results which were declared by State Institute of Education (SIE) Kashmir. As per the official figures, the pass percentage of students last year was 91 percent which has increased […]

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Apathy: DSEK fails to utilize around 7 Cr sanctioned under central schemes

Apathy: DSEK fails to utilize around 7 Cr sanctioned under central schemes

Srinagar: At a time when the state education department raises hue and cry over non-availability of funds to improve upon the services and infrastructure in the education sector, details have surfaced pointing towards an unspent amount of Rs 7 Crore by the department. “A whooping amount of more than Rs 7 Crore has remained unspent […]

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Fire guts shop in Tral

Kar Irshad Tral: Fire broke out in a cosmetic and readymade garments shop at the main market in Tral town of District Pulwama during the intervening night of December 5-6 resulting in the total damage to the shop. According to locals, they saw flames and smoke coming out of the shop at around 11.30 PM […]

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Offer to donate organ to a friend outwitted by authorization panel

Offer to donate organ to a friend outwitted by authorization panel

Hospital panel says no to Manjot’s offer to donate kidney

Srinagar: While the Sikh girl’s father had already expressed his reservations regarding the decision of his daughter Manjot to donate a kidney to her friend, the Authorization Committee for organ transplants in Kashmir has Tuesday rejected the case of the girl offering to donate her kidney to her terminally ill Muslim friend. Director, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute […]

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DSEK fails to streamline cadre strength of masters

DSEK fails to streamline cadre strength of masters

Srinagar: The school education department has failed to streamline the cadre strength of masters in schools across the valley from past more than three years now. The move has caused inconveniences to the masters transferred from their home districts to other districts after their promotion some years ago. An official said the department had decided […]

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Khidmat centres charge extra money for services offered, allege locals

Irshad Kar Tral: While the government has put out Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme almost free for people, the Khidmat centres in Tral are charging money from people who throng the centres to download the cards that have been issued to them after getting registered. A group of locals told ‘Kashmir Vision’ that the Khidmat […]

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After terminating 65 medicos, govt set to axe more

After terminating 65 medicos, govt set to axe more

Srinagar: While 65 doctors were already terminated a few months ago for undue absence from their duties, more medicos are set to be axed in coming days, as the government is preparing another list of doctors who will be terminated from services. After the previous list surfaced, the health department had constituted a committee to […]

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