GoI releases Rs 900 cr under PMDP to Health & Medical Education Dept

GoI releases Rs 900 cr under PMDP to Health & Medical Education Dept

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India (GoI) has released in full the allocation of Rs 900 crore under PMDP for up-gradation of healthcare infrastructure in J&K. Welcoming the release of funds, Principal Secretary Health & Medical Education, Atal Dulloo said 145 ongoing and new health projects in the State […]

Schools found operating during winter vacations to face action: DSEK

Schools found operating during winter vacations to face action: DSEK

SRINAGAR: Warning the private schools found operating during winter vacations of losing recognition, the Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) Dr G N Itoo has said the department has received many complaints from the parents about the violation of government order. Taking strong notice of the issue, Dr Itoo said the department is identifying such schools […]

The Education System Needs a Total Reform and Revamp

The Education System Needs a Total Reform and Revamp

The role of education cannot be overlooked especially in the modern world. No individual and person can be thought of without pursuing some or the other form of education. The nations and countries where literacy rates are high are respected at the global stage. The role of education, therefore, in shaping the destiny of a […]

Be role models, create safe spaces for students: Advisor Ganai to teachers

SRINAGAR: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai on Sunday asked academics and teaching fraternity to be role models—urging them to create safe spaces for students. Addressing participants and delegates at two-day Workshop on ‘Training the Trainers’, Ganai said that Jammu and Kashmir is going through difficult times and it is the responsibility of the […]

ZEO Ganderbal detaches teachers; DC attaches officer, calls action ‘gross misuse of powers’

ZEO Ganderbal detaches teachers; DC attaches officer, calls action ‘gross misuse of powers’

SRINAGAR: The district administration Ganderbal has attached Zonal Education Officer (ZEO) Ganderbal for detaching two teachers, which allegedly amounted to “gross misuse of power”. “Pending enquiry”, an order issued by the Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal on Tuesday directed attachment of the ZEO Ganderbal, Hilal Ahmad Gilkar, with the office of Additional Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal “for gross […]

Unhealthy Commercialization of School Education in J&K

By Fida Hussain Sodagar healthy discourse has been ignited regarding the unhealthy commercialization of school education in the state. The debates have been done before also, but the discussions died down promptly. The administration has, from time to time, proved to be ineffective in taking the private schools head on. Recently, parents complained that the […]

Quality Education, Both a Right and an Entitlement, Must be Provided without Discrimination. Here’s How

Quality Education, Both a Right and an Entitlement, Must be Provided without Discrimination. Here’s How

By M.M. Tali Once upon a time, among many rare things which existed in Kashmir, were also private schools. But , presently one witnesses them at every nook and corner of the region, fully blooming and flourishing while as government schools are struggling to attract children, especially of educated masses. The government schools that would […]