Aganwadi workers demand hike in honorarium

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Anganwadi Workers and Helpers Association (AWHA) on Mondayprotested again in press enclave Srinagar demanding increase in honorarium and other benefits. Scores of the protestors assembled here at press enclave and shouted slogans against the state government. President of Anganwadi workers and helpers association, Tasleema Subhan said, “We are […]

SSA teachers demand release of salary

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers on Monday staged a protest demonstration here against the government for non -release of salary for three months. Scores of protesting teachers assembled here in press enclave and raised slogans in favour of their demands. Shah Fayaz, spokesman of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan teachers Association said, […]

SEPs to enhance interest of students in teaching-learning process: DSEK

SRINAGAR: Department of Education, Jammu and Kashmir is organising educational tours for students under the Student Exchange programme (SEP) of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. In this connection, Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK), Dr G N Itoo on Monday flagged off a batch of students from Government Girls Higher Secondary School Kothibagh, […]

Laboratory bearers of education dept demand increase in promotion quota

Ganderbal: Laboratory bearer employees of education department Sunday pressed the state Government to increase the departmental promotion quota to 25% for them. A Laboratory bearer employee’s delegation told Kashmir Reader that Government has done injustice with the Lab Bearers and lab Assistants employess by reducing Departmental promotion Quota to 5% from 25%. The delegation said […]

14 kindergartens to come up at Srinagar, Jammu

SRINAGAR: Secretary School Education, Farooq Ahmad Shah on Sunday directed the concerned officials to expedite the works on the construction of various educational institutions in Srinagar so that they were completed within the stipulated deadline. He toured many schools of District Srinagar and reviewed the construction work going on in these institutions. Secretary School Education, […]

Education must be Transformative

By Faizan Bashir Education is not about merely learning facts; it is more than this. In essence, education must be transformative. But, alas, education is neither transformative nor does it inculcate moral and ethical values, especially in the context of Kashmir. It’s very much unfortunate that we are oblivious of both Islam and modern education. […]

KU Result fiasco: Varsity still grappling to clear mess

KU Result fiasco: Varsity still grappling to clear mess

Srinagar: The University of Kashmir is yet to issue the corrected first semester results of some 7000 under graduate students affected by the recent result faux pas. According to officials the varsity is still struggling to trace the roll numbers and question paper series of a number of students who they said have not filled […]

Knowledge Initiative: Academicians give valuable suggestions for raising quality of education

JAMMU: Advisor to Chief Minister, Prof Amitabh Mattoo, Thursday chaired a meeting of Working Group constituted to chalk out modalities for the operationalization of Knowledge Initiative in Jammu and Kashmir for Education sector. The meeting was co-chaired by Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari. Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary to […]

DSEK takes note of exorbitant fee charged by private coaching centers

SRINAGAR: Director School Education Kashmir, Dr. G.N. Itoo on Thursday said that he has taken a serious notice of the complaints received against private coaching centres for demanding exorbitant fee. In an official hand out, Itoo said that the complaints from the parents in this regard shall be looked into and an enquiry be initiated. […]

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