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  • No homework for class 1, 2; HRD limits school bag weight
    Education NewsNo homework for class 1, 2; HRD limits school bag weight

    A new directives issued by the Human Resources Development (HRD) ministry confirms that from now onwards, the students of classes 1 and 2 should not be given homework from the school. The notice is applicable to states and union territories in India.

    11 months ago
  • Scholarships for minority students, 70 lakh students will get benefit
    Education NewsScholarships for minority students, 70 lakh students will get benefit

    The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for continuation of pre-matric, post matric and merit-cum-means based scholarship schemes for the students belonging to minority communities. The government scholarship scheme will cost of over Rs. 5,000 crore up to 2020. Under the idea, around 70 lakh scholarships will be distributed annually, a source close to the development said.

    1 year ago
  • Haryana govt to increase salary of guest teachers
    Education NewsHaryana govt to increase salary of guest teachers

    Good news for teachers! The Haryana govt has announced to increase salary of serving guest teachers by 20 to 25 per cent. The statement has been confirmed by an official spokesman today. In addition, the government has also decided to hike their salary twice a year in the month of January and July equivalent to cost of living index, he said. Now the guest teachers serving as JBT/Drawing teacher, master or school lecturer would get Rs. 26,000, Rs. 30,000 and Rs. 36,000, respectively from July 1, 2018, the spokesman said.

    1 year ago
  • Moga Molestation case: “God’s will” – Education minister seeks a lesson?
    India NewsMoga Molestation case: “God’s will” – Education minister seeks a lesson?

    In a bizarre statement, Punjab Education minister Surjit Singh Rakhra credited Moga Molestation case as accident and said accident happens on God’s will

    5 years ago