Government orders mass promotion of students from class 1 to 9 in Jammu

Government orders mass promotion of students from class 1 to 9 in Jammu

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir School Education Department on Tuesday ordered mass promotion of students in standard 1-9 in Jammu and class 11 in both the divisions in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. An order issued by Deputy Secretary School Education Department, Sachin Jamwal directed concerned authorities to promote all government and […]

Won’t pay contractual teachers for lockdown period: Higher Edu dept

Won’t pay contractual teachers for lockdown period: Higher Edu dept

Srinagar: J&K Higher Education Department in Monday said it will not pay salaries to college contractual teachers for the lockdown period including last year’s Kashmir lockdown post abrogation of Article 370. The move has left high and dry the hundreds of aggrieved college teachers and their families amid the current lockdown. The teachers-comprising lecturers and […]

In Kashmir, Covid-19 brings ‘order’ in public distribution system

In Kashmir, Covid-19 brings ‘order’ in public distribution system

Srinagar: Every month, when rice was to be distributed at the ration depot in their locality, dozens of the registered householders would jostle in front of the Munshi Ghat to get their share. In the melee, the ration tickets, which would be piled up on first-come-first-served basis in the morning, would be disarrayed. Call it […]

KU mulling phase-wise exams

Srinagar Apr 6: To break the transmission chain of COVID-19 pandemic, Kashmir University is mulling to hold upcoming examinations in phases to avoid crowding and ensure social distancing, measures that are believed to be effective to combat the deadly disease. A statement issued by the KU on Monday evening said that dates for this year’s […]

KU asks Law aspirants to complete online form submission

Srinagar: Amid the prevailing lockdown to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Kashmir University on Monday informed that the online submission of forms for the post-graduate and 5-year BA LLB programmes could be completed till further orders. A notice issued by Coordinator Admissions at KU in this regard asked the aspirants for the programmes that they can […]

J&K government won’t pay contractual teachers for lockdown period 

J&K government won’t pay contractual teachers for lockdown period 

Srinagar: Amid the ongoing Corona lockdown, the J&K Higher Education department has said it will not pay salaries to college contractual teachers for the current lockdown period and last year’s post-Article 370 abrogation lockdown in August in Kashmir.  Teachers hired by the department at different degree colleges said that the department had failed to release their salaries […]

All govt jobs to be reserved for domiciles of J&K, law amended

All govt jobs to be reserved for domiciles of J&K, law amended

Srinagar : Three days after redefining the domicile for Jammu and Kashmir, the government of India issued amendments to rules and reserved all government jobs exclusively for domiciles. The amendments, however, seem to have hardly pacified J&K residents as the changes in rules are understood to only delay the onslaught on entitlements to land and […]

KU faculty members pledge one day salary to mitigate COVID-19 crisis

Srinagar : In the backdrop of COVID-19 pandemic the substantive teaching and the non teaching faculty at the and appeal from Hon’bleUniversity of Kashmir shall contribute their One day Salary (Basic Pay) towards Jammu and Kashmir Relief Fund. A statement issued by the varsity administration said that the decision had been taken in compliance with […]

COVID-19 School Edu Dept to set up district, divisional level committees to assist admin

Srinagar : The School Education Department has ordered constitition of district and divisional level Monitoring and Coordination committees in Jammu and Kashmir to assist the administration in COVID-19 management. Principal Secretary School Education Department, Asgar Hassan Samoon tweeted on Thursday that the district level Committees will be set up by the concerned Chief Education Officers […]

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