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 KV Correspondent

DSEK fails to regulate coaching facilities in winter tutorial centres

DSEK fails to regulate coaching facilities in winter tutorial centres

Srinagar: The winter tutorials started by the directorate of school education department has turned out to be flop show as the permanent faculty tasked to teach in the tuition centres have failed to report to the centres leaving students to fend for themselves. The Zonal Education Officer (ZEO) Hardpunzoo in Budgam district has recommended action […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Now, youngsters get addicted to online game ‘PUBG’

Now, youngsters get addicted to online game ‘PUBG’

Medicos warn of serious consequences, seek ban on the online game

Medicos warn of serious consequences, seek ban on the online game

 KV Correspondent

Govt to compile class-wise enrollment data of all government schools

Govt to compile class-wise enrollment data of all government schools

Srinagar: The school education department has started a fresh exhaustive exercise to collect the class-wise enrollment of the government schools across Kashmir. The school heads have been asked to furnish the enrollment of their schools post clubbing of the educational institutions which were having meager enrollment of the students, an official said. In this regard […]

 KV Correspondent

School heads ‘hiding’ data on actual enrolment in class 10th

School heads ‘hiding’ data on actual enrolment in class 10th

Srinagar: The school education department has tightened its noose against the school heads for their failure to submit the data of class 9th and 10th students enrolled in their schools during the year 2017 and 2018. The school heads have delayed the submission of data which has hindered the department action to ascertain the dropout […]

 KV Correspondent

Promoted four years back teachers still awaiting formal orders

Promoted four years back teachers still awaiting formal orders

Srinagar: The school education department has come under severe criticism for delaying issuance of conformation orders of more than 200 teachers who were promoted as in-charge masters some four years ago. A group of aggrieved in-charge masters accused the department of adopting selective approach in issuing formal orders in favour of teachers whose promotion has […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Almond’s fail to satiate growers taste

Almond’s fail to satiate growers taste

‘From 16,775 hectares in 2001, land under almond orchards shrinks to 3630 hectares’

‘From 16,775 hectares in 2001, land under almond orchards shrinks to 3630 hectares’

 KV Correspondent

Situation in education department turns chaotic as key positions left vacant

Situation in education department turns chaotic as key positions left vacant

Srinagar: The School Education Department in Kashmir has been left on crutches as two dozen posts of zonal education officers (ZEOs) in Kashmir region have been left vacant. The unfilled posts have exposed the non-seriousness of the department in filling the key positions which play an important role at the ground level in the department. […]

 Press Trust of India

30 years on, return to homeland eludes Kashmiri Pandits

30 years on, return to homeland eludes Kashmiri Pandits

Jammu: Seventy-nine-year-old Mohan Lal has a last wish: To live the remainder of his life along with “my community” and die in “my homeland”. Sitting in his hut at Jagti camp on the outskirts of Jammu city, Lal, who is among the seven lakh-odd Kashmiri Pandits who had to flee Kashmir Valley in the wake […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Nurses complain poor wages in private sector, complain to govt

Nurses complain poor wages in private sector, complain to govt

Srinagar: While private hospitals in the Valley are providing quality healthcare to the patients, these are, however, violating labour laws and regulations by offering peanuts in the name of salary to their staff, especially to the nursing staff. As per the SRO 460 of 2017, the Nurses fall in the Highly Skilled Category, and are […]

 KV Correspondent

Faking class 10 results: Schools detain 50 percent students to get cent percent results

Faking class 10 results: Schools detain 50 percent students to get cent percent results

Srinagar: Bellying the tall claims of the school education department in bolstering the performance of the students in class 10th exams, most of the schools detained more than 50 percent students to achieve 100 percent results in the class10th exams. For instance, in Kupwara district the school heads didn’t allow all the enrolled students to […]

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