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 KV Correspondent

Infrastructural deficiencies crippling growth prospects of education sector

Infrastructural deficiencies crippling growth prospects of education sector

ASER 2018 survey paints grim picture, reveals many ills

Srinagar: Negating the tall claims of the state’s education department to take education sector to new heights, most of the schools are facing accommodation crunch in the state. The deficiency has been noticed at a time when the governor’s administration claims to fill the infrastructural gaps in government schools by the end of this month. […]

 Press Trust of India

Pulwama ‘terror’ attack won’t be forgotten: NSA Doval

Pulwama ‘terror’ attack won’t be forgotten: NSA Doval

Gurgaon: India has neither forgotten nor will forget the Pulwama terror attack and the country’s leadership is “capable and courageous” to mete out effective responses to such acts, NSA Ajit Doval said Tuesday. Speaking for the first time about the attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed on February 14 in Jammu and Kashmir, […]

 KV Correspondent

Pathetic: 200 kids enrolled in a middle school jostle in a two room space

Pathetic: 200 kids enrolled in a middle school jostle in a two room space

Srinagar: Signifying the poor state of affairs in the school education department, a Middle School in Srinagar outskirts is functioning from a shabby two room structure. The department has left the school unattended despite having enrolment of more than 200 students in the school. Government Girls Middle School (GMS) at Boatman Colony in Bemina area […]

 KV Correspondent

Pupil teacher ratio still a concern in govt schools

Pupil teacher ratio still a concern in govt schools

Srinagar: Bellying the tall claims of the school education department to streamline the pupil-teacher ratio (PTR) in government schools, the educational institutions in Kashmir are overstaffed in most of the district while the student enrollment is going down drastically. In Srinagar district the enrollment in government schools has decreased this year by 35 percent as […]

 KV Correspondent

Permanent campuses for KGBV residential schools fail to come up in JK

Permanent campuses for KGBV residential schools fail to come up in JK

Srinagar: There seems to be no headway in the completion of the permanent campuses for the Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) residential schools. More than seven year have passed but the successive regimes have failed to complete the construction of the buildings, leaving the girl students without proper accommodations and hampering the implementation of the […]

 Press Trust of India

Indo-Pak relations: Animosity is a reality, but History too cannot be ignored

Indo-Pak relations: Animosity is a reality, but History too cannot be ignored

New Delhi: Gujarat in India, Gujrat in Pakistan; Hyderabad here and also there; Delhi Gate in Lahore and Lahori Gate in Patiala. Then there is the favourite sweetmeat of many Indians, the Karachi halwa, while the Pakistanis relish Bengali samosa. Some names have withstood the uneasy decades since Partition, standing out like little beacons of […]

 KV Correspondent

‘Uncaring’ for the girl child

‘Uncaring’ for the girl child

Govt failed to construct hostels for girl students

Srinagar: The school education department has miserably failed to complete the construction work on girls’ hostels sanctioned by ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) under the erstwhile RMSA scheme. The hostels were approved for educationally backward blocks (EBBs) of J&K state wherein 39 were supposed to come up in Kashmir, 24 in Jammu and five […]

 KV Correspondent

MHRD augments annual grants for govt schools in JK

MHRD augments annual grants for govt schools in JK

Move set to improve academic output in the state

Move set to improve academic output in the state

 KV Correspondent

Polling booths in schools: Officials fear disruption in schooling, academics

Polling booths in schools: Officials fear disruption in schooling, academics

Srinagar: The decision for designating polling stations in educational institutions is likely to disrupt the academics in schools this year. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has designated hundreds of polling stations in schools in all the districts across Kashmir. A top official said the schools will be taken over by the paramilitary forces on […]

 KV Correspondent

Students express reservations in joining back their classes in outside colleges

Students express reservations in joining back their classes in outside colleges

Div Com says admin, police will provide all assistance to students

Srinagar: Fearing attacks and intimidations, the Kashmiri students studying in outside colleges and universities have asked the J&K government to ensure their safety while returning to their respective institutions. The students have asked the administration to constitute a nodal agency which will coordinate with the local administrations in outside states and police in order to […]

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