Minority kids lose out on scholarships

There has been 20 pc rise in population of minority communities between 2001 and 2011 but govt uses 2001 census data to disburse scholarship to students The population of Muslims in Gujarat was 45,92,854 in 2001. It jumped to 58,46,761 by 2011.While their numbers have increased by lakhs, the government continues to use 16-year-old data … More Minority kids lose out on scholarships

Statement on Union cabinet’s decision to scrap No-Detention Policy in schools till class VIII

Shala Mitra Sangh   Statement of Shala Mitra Sangh, Gujarat on Union cabinet’s decision to scrap No-Detention Policy in schools till class VIII   The consequence of detaining a child in the same class works adversely on the child’s psyche and has an impact on his/her self-esteem. It is a very unfortunate move by the … More Statement on Union cabinet’s decision to scrap No-Detention Policy in schools till class VIII

21,300 vidya sahayaks to get salary hike of 73%  

Aug 03 2017 : The Times of India (Ahmedabad) 21,300 vidya sahayaks to get salary hike of 73% 7th Pay Panel Benefits Also For Employees Of Boards, PSUs With an eye on polls scheduled later this year, the state government has announced seventh pay commission salaries for 50,000 employees of boards and PSUs.Deputy chief minister … More 21,300 vidya sahayaks to get salary hike of 73%  

Cabinet clears plan to fail students in classes V, VIII

Aug 03 2017 : The Times of India (Ahmedabad) Cabinet clears plan to fail students in classes V, VIII The Union Cabinet approved the scrapping of the no-detention policy in schools till Class VIII on Wednesday. The cabinet also approved the HRD ministry’s plan of creating 20 world-class institutions in the country.An enabling provision will … More Cabinet clears plan to fail students in classes V, VIII