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Centre mulling taking girls into Sainik Schools, NDA: MoS Defence Subhash Bhamre

Posted on August 12th, 2017 in Centre, Education |

IANS, Aug 12, 2017

Source: The Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Centre is considering a proposal to give admission to girl students in Sainik Schools and the National Defence Academy(NDA), Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamresaid on Friday.

“There is a suggestion from the (Parliamentary) Standing Committee, there have been PILs and many members have also suggested… Sainik Schools prepare students for NDA, and the NDA is not taking girl cadets,” Bhamre said while replying to a query during Question Hour in the Lok Sabha. Read the rest of this entry »

Centre eases land norms for setting up medical colleges

Posted on August 10th, 2017 in Centre |

Prasad Joshi, Aug 10, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Aurangabad : In what could be a shot in the arm for the health sector, the Centre has done away with the mandatory requirement of 10 acres of land to establish a medical college in metropolitan areas.

While announcing the relaxation, the ministry of health and family welfare has said a unitary piece of land will be new criterion and there would be no restrictions as regards the size of the plot. Read the rest of this entry »

Central curriculum assessment to begin from June

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 in Centre, Education, Examination |

Express News Service | May 1, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

“Class III, V and VIII syllabi to be put under scanner; ‘with this assessment, we hope to bring all states on one platform to ensure quality improvement,” says Swarup.

WITH AN aim to review its own curriculum and fill the “gap areas” in learning, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has decided to initiate a nationwide assessment of Class III, V and VIII syllabus starting June this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Centre plans to conduct surprise learning assessment tests in schools

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 in Centre, Examination |

TNN |  May 1, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

Pune: From this academic year, a handful of students from standards III, V and VIII will take part in a learning assessment programme designed by the Centre to fine-tune the system of education in India.

The assessment tests will be held at random, and will involve about 3% of India’s students. The Centre will take help from state governments to conduct this exercise, according to Anil Swarup, school education and literacy secretary from the human resources development ministry. Read the rest of this entry »

Centre to conduct nationwide review of midday meal scheme

Posted on April 24th, 2017 in Centre |

Ardhra Nair,April 24, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The ministry of human resource development (MHRD) will conduct an extensive review of the midday meal scheme in almost all the states by August 20.

From Maharashtra, four districts will be selected out of which 40 schools per district will be selected for the review to be conducted by an external agency . Tenders have already been floated for the same on MHRD website on Friday . Read the rest of this entry »

Tawde rings counsel bell for all students

Posted on November 24th, 2016 in Centre, Schools |

Pune Mirror Bureau, Nov 24, 2016

Source: Mirror

State edu min calls for centres across schools to control rising cases of suicide among kids
Counselling will soon be an integral part of students’ lives, declared state educa tion minister Vinod Tawde on Wednesday, making it a policy decision to establish counselling centres at all government, private-aided and unaided schools across the state in a bid to curb the rising number of student suicides. Read the rest of this entry »

Centre to honour teachers who bring tech into teaching

Posted on June 20th, 2016 in Centre, Teachers |

dna correspondent, June  20, 2016,

Source : DNA

The state education department had recently been seeking details of teachers who are technology-savvy and make use of the same in their classrooms. Now, the Centre has decided to recognise the teachers who make use of technology while teaching and reward them. Read the rest of this entry »

2,810 medical seats in govt colleges by MHCET: Tawde

Posted on May 21st, 2016 in Centre, Government Schools |

Rohit Chandavarkar, 21 May 2016

Source: Sakal Times

Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde, who was camping in New Delhi for several days to ensure that the Centre finds a solution to the NEET crisis, has revealed that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley took the lead in deciding to issue the ordinance (special order) on NEET,  bringing relief to lakhs of medical aspirants. Read the rest of this entry »

Centre’s Ordinance brings confidence & smiles back

Posted on May 21st, 2016 in Admission, Centre |

Sumeet Gaikwad , Samreen Sayyed , May 21, 2016

Source : The Indian Express

Students who think they will score well in the MHT-CET are especially happy and many have decided not to appear for NEET-II as they are confident of getting a seat through the state entrance test.

WITH THE Union Cabinet on Friday approving an ordinance to bypass the Supreme Court’s order that mandates National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) Read the rest of this entry »

Centre plans to launch Bal Sansads across India

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 in Centre |

Akshaya Mukul | TNN | Apr 22, 2016,

Source: The Times of India

NEW DELHI: The ministry of human resource development is preparing a massive plan to launch Bal Sansad or children’s parliament across schools in India.

While CBSE-affiliated schools will have Bal Sansad for sure, state governments will be requested to start it in their schools with help from the Centre. Read the rest of this entry »