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Schools issued safety norms after boy’s death

Posted on December 9th, 2016 in Infrastructure |

Meeta Ramnani | 9 December 2016

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: Following the death of standard VI student 12-year-old Shubham Khandale at the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) run Rajiv Gandhi E-learning School in Sahakar Nagar on Tuesday, the deputy director of education has listed guidelines on infrastructure for schools. Shubham lost his life while trying to fetch a shuttlecock from the third floor while playing badminton. Read the rest of this entry »

Old city school goes biometric

Posted on November 25th, 2016 in Education, Infrastructure |

Darshana Daga, 25 November 2016

Source: Mirror

New system at Bhave High School to tackle bunking, save teachers’ attendance-taking time; now, a punch sends an attendance report to parents’ phones
If your school-time nostalgia is often marked by fond memories of playing truant and skipping classes, and asking a friend to play `proxy’ and mark your attendance, it seems to be the end of days for such naughty behaviour. Read the rest of this entry »

Loo and behold – That stinking feeling strikes at upscale DAV Public School

Posted on November 23rd, 2016 in Infrastructure |

Priyanka Das,Nov 23, 2016

Source: Mirror

Hygiene takes a back seat at Aundh school with hardly 128 toilets for 6,000 students; PMC health inspector finds 30:1 ratio flouted
The chain of DAV Public Schools has for long remained an aspirational destination for most middle-class children. Parents enrolling their children in these schools expect a certain standard of not just education, but also quality of school life. However, the new building of the DAV Public School at Aundh has upset this image. Unlike the old one, it does not have toilets on every floor. Read the rest of this entry »

New colleges on hold, institutes full to brim

Posted on October 15th, 2016 in Education, Infrastructure |

Ardhra Nair, Oct 15, 2016,

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The state government’s ban on approving new colleges seems to have resulted in classrooms overflowing with students this year.

In many cases, the intake capacity has been increased by 10 per cent per division with the same infrastructure in colleges.

With the state not approving the perspective plan for Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) as well as not sanctioning any new colleges in the state, Read the rest of this entry »

Now, CCTVs to keep a watch over 310 PMC schools

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 in Infrastructure, Schools |

Ajay Khape | Pune |September 2, 2016

Source : The Indian Express

“The parents of the students will be relieved by the initiative of installing CCTVs in civic schools at all locations, wherever required,” said Vasanti Kakade, chairperson of the Pune Education Board. Read the rest of this entry »

12 engg colleges asked to stop admissions of ME, BE

Posted on July 21st, 2016 in Admission, Infrastructure |


Source: Sakal Times

Pune: Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has issued notice to three engineering colleges to not take admissions for the courses in Masters in Engineering (ME) along with nine other colleges to stop their admissions for first year of Bachelor of Engineering (BE). The colleges were sent notices after the assessment of infrastructure and other facilities.  Read the rest of this entry »

University issues closure notices to 12 engg colleges

Posted on July 20th, 2016 in Education, Infrastructure |


Source: The Times of India

Pune : The Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has directed 12 engineering colleges in the city not to accept admissions for their undergraduate or postgraduate courses for the new academic year due to lack of basic facilities. Other classes will continue till the present batches complete their courses. Read the rest of this entry »

SWACHH A SHAME – School board’s clean out of cash for this contest

Posted on July 7th, 2016 in Education, Infrastructure |

Siddharth Gadkari,July 07, 2016,

Source: Mirror

Struggling for drinking water and toilets, civic body-run schools are out of shape for govt reward for beautification
Recently, the state govern ment announced a reward for schools that have main tained standards of cleanliness and beautification. Unfortunately, most schools run by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), Read the rest of this entry »

Pune: Now, SPPU to enter virtual world with e-classrooms

Posted on June 3rd, 2016 in Infrastructure |

Express News Service | June 3, 2016

Source : The Indian Express

SPPU’s digital classroom and e-content learning modules have been funded at the cost of Rs 4.5 lakh per classroom, Rs 1.45 crore for 29 classrooms, and Rs 75.71 lakh has been granted for development of e-content.

Savitribai Phule Pune University’s (SPPU’s) infrastructure project of digital classroom and E-content learning modules, funded under the Ministry of Human Resource Read the rest of this entry »

Install CCTV cams, Govt directs schools

Posted on April 12th, 2016 in G.R, Infrastructure, Schools |

dna correspondent, April 12, 2016

Source : DNA

After directions from Bombay High Court, state issues government resolution for safety and security of students

After Bombay High Court’s direction, the state education department recently issued a government resolution (GR) asking all schools in Maharashtra to install CCTV cameras in the school premises in order to protect students. Read the rest of this entry »