All uncovered higher education institutions of JK to get NAAC accreditation: MHRD

SRINAGAR: In a day-long workshop held here on Friday, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, Ishita Roy, announced that there shall be a special dispensation to enable all the un-covered Higher Education Institutions of the state to get their NAAC Accreditation which in turn shall qualify them for financial assistance. […]

After MHRD snub, 50% shortfall in ReT salaries

After MHRD snub, 50% shortfall in ReT salaries

Irshad Khan Srinagar: After the Ministry Human Resource Development (MHRD) declined to fully reimburse the funds for the teachers recruited in the state under the erstwhile Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, there is a fifty percent shortfall in the salary of teachers. Kashmir Reader had reported earlier that in the Project Approval Board (PAB) meeting of the […]

MHRD declines to sponsor entire salary component for SSA

MHRD declines to sponsor entire salary component for SSA

Approves less than 40 percent because of ‘over recruitment’ in JK IRSHAD KHAN SRINAGAR: Amid the Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers’ demand to delink their salary from the centre, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has approved around 37 percent of the salary component proposed by the state for the 2018-19 financial. In the much awaited […]

Of 97, only 15 Balika Vidyalaya buildings completed

Of 97, only 15 Balika Vidyalaya buildings completed

Work abandoned midway on 55, not initiated on 27 Srinagar: Out of 99 residential schools for disadvantaged girls sanctioned under the Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) scheme in J&K ten years back, buildings for only 15 have been completed so far. Two of the KGBVs have not been made functional so far. Officials said that […]

Work on CUK site stopped on MHRD instructions: Bukhari

Work on CUK site stopped on MHRD instructions: Bukhari

DC asked to identify alternate site JAMMU: Minister for Education Altaf Bukhari today informed the Legislative Assembly that the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (UMHRD) has requested the state government for providing alternate land for the construction of the permanent campus of Central University Kashmir. Responding to a calling attention notice by Sheikh Ishfaq […]

Despite MHRD diktat, state govt not to relocate CUK campus from Ganderbal

Despite MHRD diktat, state govt not to relocate CUK campus from Ganderbal

SRINAGAR: Going against the Government of India’s wishes, the Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to not relocate the site for permanent campus of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) from Ganderbal. The ministry of human resource and development (MHRD) had asked for relocation of the campus to another site. “The government will not relocate […]

Government wakes up, seeks report on huge unspent minority funds

Government wakes up, seeks report on huge unspent minority funds

Riyaz ul Khaliq Srinagar: The government has sought a detailed report from the education department and the deputy commissioners about the unspent Rs 4.5 crore meant for Jammu and Kashmir’s minority institutions. Kashmir Reader has learnt that Commissioner Secretary, Higher Education, Asgar Samoon, who is overseeing the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) initiative here, […]

HC relief to students made to vacate Mewar University in 2014-15

HC relief to students made to vacate Mewar University in 2014-15

Directs GoI to release scholarship formulated by Rangarajan committee SRINAGAR: As a “one-time exception”, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed government of India to register students from J&K, admitted by Mawar University, for scholarship for 2014-15 and for subsequent years till they complete their courses. Over 250 students from J&K had taken admission […]