Polytechnic students demand relaxation in syllabus

Polytechnic students demand relaxation in syllabus

SRINAGAR: Students from government and private polytechnic colleges staged a protest here Thursday, demanding relaxation in syllabus for their 6th semester examination. The students said that the Board of Technical Education has scheduled 6thsemester examinations from July 29, while the students have not completed “30 percent of the syllabus”. “We have started classes just few […]

100 open-sky schools to get buildings under ‘TAMIER’ project in Rajouri

100 open-sky schools to get buildings under ‘TAMIER’ project in Rajouri

RAJOURI: District administration Rajouri has initiated a project for construction of buildings for 100 open-sky schools in the district functioning without building and often facing closure due to bad weather. In an attempt to provide conducive atmosphere for education in remote and hilly areas 100 schools will constructed in 6 months under convergence of various […]

Government’s stake in J&K Bank rises to 59%

Government’s stake in J&K Bank rises to 59%

Srinagar: As the major stakeholder in J&K Bank, the state government remains ever committed and serious in its support as it is the most premiere financial institution of the state. Commissioner/ Secretary, Finance Department,Government of J&K, Navin Kumar Choudhary made these remarks in presence of J&K Bank Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmad and other dignitaries […]

ReTs defer strike till Eid, warn impressive shutdown afterwards

ReTs defer strike till Eid, warn impressive shutdown afterwards

SRINAGAR: The teachers working in Kashmir schools under centrally-sponsored Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan continued shutdown for the second consecutive day demanding timely wages and service benefits. The two-day shutdown was called by Jammu and Kashmir Rehber-e-Taleem Teachers forum. Salim Sagar, state general secretary of the forum said that all government primary and middle schools were closed […]

After a series of SDMs, Sopore gets powerless ADC, people continue to suffer

After a series of SDMs, Sopore gets powerless ADC, people continue to suffer

Sopore: The frequent transfer of sub-divisional magistrate in north Kashmir’s Sopore sub-district has impacted the administrative efficacy and landed the common people in umpteen issues and problems. The sub-district magistrate (SDM) issues a bevy of certificates including revenue alienations, Permanent Resident Certificates (PRC’s), Backward Area Certificates (RBA’s), ST certificates locally. Earlier, the people had to […]

ReTs skip schools to demand salary, threaten agitation

ReTs skip schools to demand salary, threaten agitation

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of teaching guides known as Rehbar-e-Taleem held protests against delay in release of their salaries and streamlining their services. Bashir Ahmed Dar, Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir ReT forum said 40,000 ReT teachers are working with the department of education under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Scheme. “Teachers are working without salary from months. It has […]

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