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Maharashtra revises age criteria for school admissions, pushes cut-off date to September 30

Posted on January 28th, 2017 in Admission, G.R |

Alifiya Khan | January 28, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

In January 2015, the department had issued a GR that said all students seeking admissions in Class I must have completed six years of age,On Wednesday, the state school education department issued a government resolution (GR) in this regard bringing forth a mixed bag of reactions from schools and parents.

IN a move that will affect admissions for lakhs of families, the cut-off birth date for school admissions in the state has been pushed from July 31 to September 30. Read the rest of this entry »

New anti-graft GR irks private schools

Posted on January 25th, 2017 in G.R, Private |

Alifiya Khan | January 25, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

GR gives state the power to treat pvt staffers like govt employees in graft cases.

Already irked by the continuous interference of the state government in their affairs, a new Government Resolution (GR) by the state education department has again riled the private school managements. The GR allows the state to take similar action against any unaided private school staffer, accused of graft, as it has been taking against government employees. Read the rest of this entry »

MH-CET to be held on May 11

Posted on January 23rd, 2017 in Examination, G.R |

Sakal Times, 23 January 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: According to a circular issued by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MH-CET) will be conducted on May 11 this year. The Common Entrance Test will be conducted for courses in technical studies, i.e. engineering and pharmacy.

According to the earlier General Resolution (GR) issued on August 28, 2015, the Common Entrance Test will be mandatory for all graduate courses in technical, engineering and pharmacy courses. Read the rest of this entry »

Activist complains against contradictory GRs by edu ministry

Posted on January 23rd, 2017 in Admission, Education Department, G.R |

PMB, 23  January 2017

Source : Mirror

A city-based activist has filed a written complaint with the education ministry and the state educa tion secretary over the contradictions related to a government resolution (GR) on first-year junior college (FYJC) admissions, released on January 7, 2016, and March 28, 2016.

The contradiction is pointed in the minority, management and in-house quota. While the colleges were asked to surrender all vacant quota seats under the previous GR, Read the rest of this entry »

E-learning for all schools in Maha

Posted on January 17th, 2017 in Education, G.R |

Meeta Ramnani | Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Source: Sakal Times

PUNE: Under the Fast Forward Maharashtra Education Programme, the State government has decided to install e-learning facilities in all classrooms in all the schools in Maharashtra. A Government Resolution was released informing about the same on Monday.

“This means that all the classrooms will have 32 inch televisions and the teachers will be able to teach lessons through an app in their smartphones,” said Nandkumar, Education Secretary, School Education and Sports Department. Read the rest of this entry »

Students to get money to buy books

Posted on January 13th, 2017 in G.R |

Ardhra Nair, Jan 13, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Decision Leads To Confusion

The Maharashtra Prathamik Shikshan Parishad (MPSP) has decided to stop the practice of distributing free textbooks among students of primary classes. Instead, the money required to buy them will be transferred directly into the students’ bank accounts.A government resolution (GR) announcing the change does not mention when it would come into force. Read the rest of this entry »

Education dept selfie `trick’ hits app hurdle

Posted on January 4th, 2017 in Education Department, G.R |

Ardhra Nair, Jan 04 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Drive Is Meant To Monitor Out-Of-School Kids

The state education department’s initiative to upload selfies of all students with class teacher on the department’s official website has hit a technical roadblock.Officials claim that the mo bile application, which will help take pictures and upload them, is still in a testing phase and would be available from next Monday . The plan to link students’ Aadhaar card numbers with corresponding selfies will also take more time, said officials. Read the rest of this entry »

State govt forms panels to look into ashram schools

Posted on January 3rd, 2017 in G.R, Schools |

Meeta Ramnani | Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The State government has formed regional committees to ensure that all facilities are provided to students in ashram schools, to curb the possible reasons for deaths of students due to lack of effective measures. This was released in a Government Resolution (GR) by the Department of Tribal Development.

Ashram schools are residential schools which impart education up to the secondary level, to children belonging to Scheduled Tribes (STs). Read the rest of this entry »

Students’ Aadhaar data to be updated twice in a year

Posted on December 7th, 2016 in Education, G.R |

ST Correspondent | Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: The State government has ordered two camps every year in schools to update Aadhaar card information of students. A Government Resolution (GR) released on Monday states that from April 21, 2015 to June 13, 2016, only 83 per cent of students got their Unique Identification Numbers.

District officers have been ordered to have two camps every year to complete the process and get 100 per cent students under the scheme. Read the rest of this entry »

Teachers get a taste of foreign schooling

Posted on December 3rd, 2016 in G.R, Teachers |

Darshana Daga, 03 Dec 2016

Source: Mirror

Educators, mostly from rural areas in state, pay for own travels after GR aims to organise international trips to help get acquainted with the education systems of other countries
Teachers have really warmed up to the state education department’s overtures to acquaint them with foreign shores in a bid to understand their myriad education systems. Read the rest of this entry »