Education dept to rethink ‘in-house’ schooling for tribal students

Education dept to rethink ‘in-house’ schooling for tribal students

IRSHAD KHAN Srinagar: With its ‘hasty’ decision upsetting teacher-pupil ratios and ‘isolating’ tribal students across the state, the School Education Department is reconsidering the in-house schooling of Gujjar and Bakerwal students which it started from the current academic session at government-run hostels meant for pupils from tribal communities, officials said. Last month, in mid-academic session, […]

No ATM, no telephone, no Internet: Welcome to Yousmarg

No ATM, no telephone, no Internet: Welcome to Yousmarg

Junaid Dar Budgam: The scenic meadow, Yousmarg, located amid lofty snow clad mountains in Pirpanchal forest range is thronged by tourists and trekkers who prefer a less crowded place. However, locals and visitors are lamenting the apathy of Tourism department and Yousmarg Development Authority (YDA) towards the place, which they say is not only marring […]

Governor reviews Dal-Nageen de-weeding operations

Governor reviews Dal-Nageen de-weeding operations

SRINAGAR: The Lakes and Waterways Development Authority has launched a massive operation for manual removal of lily patches and de-weeding on the right side of navigation channel from SKICC to NPL Bund and about 700 skilled labours are working for the manual extraction of Lily plants and 400 semi-skilled labour have been employed for the […]

11 teachers from various districts suspended for negligence of duty

Srinagar: Director School Education Dr. G.N. Itoo on Saturday issued an order for suspension of 11 teachers of Shopian, Anantnag, Budgam, Kupwara and Srinagar for negligence in duties. Itoo also made a surprise visit to Two Days Kindergarten Teacher Training programme at SIE Kashmir, Bemina here.

6924 complaints, grievances out of 7445 disposed of since Guv rule

SRINAGAR: Since the imposition of Governor’s Rule, from June 20 till July27, the Grievance Cell received 7445 complaints/grievances of which 6924 have been disposed of or forwarded to the concerned quarters for their timely redressal; and 1040 complaints/grievances are under process. During this period, Governor’s Secretariat received 2613 complaints/grievances, of which 2454 complaints have been […]

Guv reviews development scenario in Kupwara, releases Rs 5 cr

Guv reviews development scenario in Kupwara, releases Rs 5 cr

SRINAGAR: Governor N.N. Vohra on Thursday visited the frontier district of Kupwara to review the pace of developmental works in the district. According to a statement, which reads he held a detailed interaction with the elected representatives – MPs, MLAs and MLCs. During their interactions with the Governor, the elected representatives raised several issues of […]

Governor visits Jammu, chairs DDB meeting

Governor visits Jammu, chairs DDB meeting

Rs 50 crores released as additionality; Chenab water supply project to be finalised early JAMMU: Governor N.N Vohra Thursday chaired the District Development Board meeting in Jammu to review the implementation of the development programmes which are ongoing and planned to be taken up in the district during 2018-19. The meeting was attended by B.B. […]

Inaugurations not to delay use of public assets, directs Governor

Inaugurations not to delay use of public assets, directs Governor

SRINAGAR: Governor N.N. Vohra on Wednesday directed that all completed buildings and projects which are awaiting formal inauguration should be put to immediate use, without any further loss of time, in the larger public interest. While reviewing various developmental schemes/projects in Kupwara on Wednesday Governor noted that over 10 buildings which stand completed have not […]

Govt relaxes e-tendering norms for Gurez, Karnah, Nubra, Zanskar

Govt relaxes e-tendering norms for Gurez, Karnah, Nubra, Zanskar

SRINAGAR: On the instructions of Governor N N Vohra, the Government Wednesday ordered that the works/procurements costing upto Rs 10 lakh in the hard areas of Gurez, Karnah, Nubra (Leh) and Zanskar (Kargil) shall be exempted from e-tendering. According to an order issued by the Principal Secretary Finance, Navin Kumar Choudhary, the exemption shall be […]

9000 plus grievances received under Governor’s Rule

SRINAGAR: Since the imposition of Governor’s Rule, from 20th June till 24th July, 2018, the Grievance Cell has received 9,166 complaints, of which 6,357 have been disposed of or forwarded to the concerned quarters for their timely redressal; and 940 complaints/grievances are under process, an official statement issued here said. During this period, Governor’s Secretariat […]

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