Govt announces winter vacations for schools

Govt announces winter vacations for schools

Upto class 8 vacations from Dec 6, from Dec 17 for class 9 onwards Srinagar: The state government Thursday announced winter vacation for schools in Kashmir division and winter zones of Jammu division. An order issued by Secretary School Education Department, Ajeet Kumar Sahu, said that winter vacation for students upto class 8 would start […]

DSEK to organise Aadhar camps for students

SRINAGAR: To ensure the target of Aadhar enrollment of students in Government and Private schools, Director School Education, Kashmir G N Itoo issued instructions to organize Zone wise Aadhar camps in all districts of Kashmir division. Itoo was speaking in a meeting which was attended by all District Nodal Officers, field functionaries and experts deployed […]

Produce copy of FFC approved fee structure: DSEK summons Hattrick school

Produce copy of FFC approved fee structure: DSEK summons Hattrick school

Srinagar: The Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) has asked the Hattrick Public School Zakura to produce copy of its fee structure “approved by the Fee Fixation Committee (FFC) for the last three years” and the item-wise break up of annual fee charged by it. The DSEK had summoned the chairman of the school after […]

Private schools ‘fleecing’ in the name of transport fees, say parents

Private schools ‘fleecing’ in the name of transport fees, say parents

SRINAGAR: Private schools in Kashmir are charging “exorbitant” transport fees, while there has been no action taken by the government’s Fee Fixation Committee (FFC), which is meant to regulate the fee charged by private educational institutions, parents complained. Given the FFC’s having “no say” in the transport fee structure of the institutions, the private schools, […]

HC hauls up authorities over illegal coaching centres

HC hauls up authorities over illegal coaching centres

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday directed state authorities to implement its directions and regulate the running of registered coaching and tuition centres in the state. The court passed the direction after it was informed that despite various directions from the court, there is no proper check of illegal coaching, nor any record of […]

A government school setting example in Shopian

A government school setting example in Shopian

SHOPIAN: While more than hundred schools have gone defunct in Shopian district due to fall in student rolls, allegedly due to apathetic officials and teachers, a government middle school at Pargochi village is setting an example. Despite being situated at a small village the Government Middle School Pargochi has 110 students on its roll and […]

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