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ZP school teachers hold agitation against transfer & grade-pay diktat

Posted on November 6th, 2017 in Government Schools, Teachers |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, November 05,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune :Hundreds of teachers from Zilla Parishad schools in Pune district on Saturday protested against the government resolutions of February and October regarding teachers’ transfers and seniorgrade pay , respectively .

The protest march, part of the state-wide agitation, was held in the city from ZP office to district collector’s office between 1pm and 4pm. Read the rest of this entry »

Pune Schools to form special committees on menstrual hygiene management

Posted on November 1st, 2017 in Government Schools, Management |

ANJALI MARAR, November 01,2017

Source : The Indian Express

The task force will be responsible for planning awareness campaigns on topics such as the biology behind menstrual cycles, its importance, hygiene habits, dietary and physical aspects.

ALL GOVERNMENT-RUN schools and junior colleges have been instructed to form committees dedicated to ‘Menstrual Hygiene Management’, to help adolescent girls understand the menstrual cycle and the hygienic habits to be practiced in schools or colleges. The government aims to improve girls’ school attendance during their menstrual cycle. Read the rest of this entry »

Govt engg college fails its practicals

Posted on November 1st, 2017 in Government Schools |

Alisha Inamdar,November 01,2017

Source: Mirror

Government Polytechnic students lament that only 2-3 machines of 12 work in their labs, leading to inefficient or cancelled practical sessions; institute claims govt has not given them any grants
While studying the subject of engineer ing is hard enough for most students, their difficulties are somewhat ampli fied when the college they attend fails to provide the best academic experience. And, that’s the allegation students of all classes in the engineering department at Pune’s Government Polytechnic are now making, complaining that they have been facing a rough time in their practical sessions because the machineries required to execute them are not working at all. Read the rest of this entry »

PMC school teachers on indefinite strike

Posted on September 26th, 2017 in Government Schools, Teachers |

ST CORRESPONDENT, September 26, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

PUNE: Around 93 teachers working at various Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) run schools went on indefinite hunger strike on Monday. They are agitating against not making them ‘permanent’ employees even after serving for eight years. According to teachers, this has happened even after the orders were released four months ago.

The teachers belonging to the primary sections of PMC-run schools with Marathi and Urdu medium of instruction will agitate outside PMC day and night. Read the rest of this entry »

Officers to pay surprise visits to ZP-run schools

Posted on August 21st, 2017 in Government Schools |

Meeta Ramnani , Aug 20, 2017

Source: Mirror

Aim to evaluate quality of education and guide teachers to maintain infrastructure
The Pune zilla parishad (ZP) officials have now started to conduct surprise checks ev ery first and third Tuesday at their schools.The programme, called `Develop the quality of education’, started on August 8 and proved to be successful on the first visit. Read the rest of this entry »

Uniforms elude 67k kids of PMC schools

Posted on August 21st, 2017 in Government Schools |

Prasad Kulkarni,Aug 20, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Promised Dress By Month-End

Over 67,000 students in civic schools are waiting for uniforms two months after the beginning of the new academic year.The Pune Municipal Corporation has planned to provide uniforms to them by the end of August after missing the August 15 deadline. But it seems to be an uphill task. Read the rest of this entry »

Ads for 175 teacher posts in civic schools get only 6 responses

Posted on July 31st, 2017 in Government Schools, Teachers |

Prasad Kulkarni, Jul 31, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The city that prides itself as the `Oxford of the East’ is ironically finding it tough to recruit municipal school teachers.

Despite frequent advertisements, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has not received a good response. A mere six people have applied for the 175 vacant teachers’ positions.

The PMC school board controls 330 schools which impart education in various language mediums including Marathi, English, Urdu and Kannada.Around 1 lakh students, most of them underprivileged, attend these schools. Read the rest of this entry »

Civic schools wait for new regulator

Posted on July 19th, 2017 in Government Schools |

Prasad Kulkarni, Jul 19, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Nearly two months after the civic education board was dissolved, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is yet to form an alternative body, which will regulate more than 330 schools and 70,000 students.

The civic administration issued the dissolution order in June when the term of the board came to an end. Read the rest of this entry »

PCMC rolls out CCTV eyes on civic schools

Posted on July 10th, 2017 in Government Schools |

Archana Dahiwal, Jul 09, 2017

Source: Mirror

Aug 15 deadline set to cover 133 institutes for discipline and safety of students
Several private schools have already put Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) surveil lance on their campuses but in a first-of-its-kind step towards discipline, the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has decided to install cameras in all corporationrun schools to keep a close watch on student misbehaviour and how teachers and principals are performing their duties. Read the rest of this entry »

Civic body forgets to refill fire extinguishers at its schools

Posted on June 16th, 2017 in Government Schools |

Siddharth Gadkari, Jun 16, 2017

Source: Mirror

Ignoring mandate from 2012 after Mumbai Mantralaya fire, various PMC depts now say it was not their responsibility to refuel
When the Pune Municipal Corpo ration (PMC) has been pump ing money to digitise class rooms across schools in city, their basic safety seems to have gone ignored. For the last four years, the PMC has forgotten to refill fire extinguishers at its schools. The fact surfaced after some concerned parents pointed it out at the beginning of the academic term. Read the rest of this entry »