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 Irfan Tramboo

Govt’s move to appoint 1000 medicos hits ‘SRO 202’ roadblock

Govt’s move to appoint 1000 medicos hits ‘SRO 202’ roadblock

Srinagar: The government’s move to appoint 1000 doctors was apparently aimed at addressing the paucity of doctors in the peripheries of the State, however, the initiative has led to predicament among the medicos. Government’s plan of appointing 1000 doctors is apparently not going to serve its purpose, as the doctors are vehemently resisting the move […]

 KV Correspondent

Better late than never: DSEK starts construction of schools damaged during September 2014 deluge

Better late than never: DSEK starts construction of schools damaged during September 2014 deluge

Srinagar: After four years of delay, the school education department has initiated the process for reconstruction of school buildings that were damaged during 2014 floods. The funds for the construction of the buildings will be released under various centrally sponsored schemes. Officials in the planning section of the school education department have initiated the process […]

 KV Correspondent

Teacher’s salary row: More trouble in store as finances of school education dept go haywire

Teacher’s salary row: More trouble in store as finances of school education dept go haywire

Srinagar: The situation ahead can be alarming for the School Education Department as it is caught in a tight situation while trying to meet out the salary of teachers recruited under erstwhile Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and RMSA scheme. As of now the department is facing a shortfall of over Rs 1800 core in salary […]

 KV News

Dushera celebrations ‘sabotaged’ by Raj Bhawan, says KPSS

Dushera celebrations ‘sabotaged’ by Raj Bhawan, says KPSS

Srinagar: This year, Kashmiri Pandits were overwhelmingly willing to celebrate Dushera in the valley, but to their utter dismay, the centre of power these days in the J&K—Raj Bhawan—gave them a cold shoulder, eventually, ‘alienated’ and ‘saddened,’ the community could not organize any function this year. Kashmir Pandits Sangarish Samiti (KPSS) in a statement issued […]

 KV Correspondent

Two shabby classrooms, worn out building houses three schools in Rainawari

Two shabby classrooms, worn out building houses three schools in Rainawari

Srinagar: Situated in the interiors of Rainawari in old city Srinagar, this school has no features of being called a school. Situated at a distance of not more than one kilometer from the main highway the Government Girls Middle School (GGMS) Jogi Lankar in Rainawari symbolizes the failed education system in the state. The school […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Feeble healthcare: Shortage of Nursing staff hits operations in govt hospitals

Feeble healthcare: Shortage of Nursing staff hits operations in govt hospitals

Srinagar: The healthcare system in Jammu and Kashmir may have little to rejoice amid ‘severe’ shortage of nursing staff and on top of it the ‘spine-breaking’ workload which the public health care system is currently struggling with. As per figures available with Kashmir Vision, the total number of staff nurses required as per Indian Public […]

 Press Trust of India

Short-lived relief: Diesel price hiked again, wipes out the temporary respite

Short-lived relief: Diesel price hiked again, wipes out the temporary respite

New Delhi: Diesel price rose for the 10th consecutive day Monday to wipe out all of the Rs 2.50 per litre cut in rates announced earlier this month through excise duty cut and oil company subsidy. The government had, with effect from October 5, cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 1.50 per […]

 KV Correspondent

Following misuse of uniforms by employees, KU issues dictum

Following misuse of uniforms by employees, KU issues dictum

Asks workers to deposit an undertaking to use uniforms during duty hours

Srinagar: Finally, the authorities in Kashmir University (KU) have woke to the mismanagement of funds utilized on the uniforms and other accessories provided to the class IV employees recruited in the varsity over the past many years. On Saturday, the varsity authorities issued a circular wherein it asked all the class IV employees to give […]

 KV Correspondent

Broken promises: Legislators failed to improvise on education sector

Broken promises: Legislators failed to improvise on education sector

Did not contribute a single penny from CDF for betterment of schools

Did not contribute a single penny from CDF for betterment of schools

 KV Correspondent

Education caught between ‘devil and the deep sea’ in Kashmir

Education caught between ‘devil and the deep sea’ in Kashmir

Srinagar: The functioning of educational institution in Kashmir has become a challenging job for the authorities given the political uncertainty prevailing in Valley. On Thursday, educational institutions in most of the districts were closed in wake of the gun fight that broke between militants and government forces in Shatgund village of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. […]

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