Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra: Education department orders 1,49,954 books on Modi, 4,343 on Gandhi and 1,635 on Nehru

    Mumbai: School students in Maharashtra will soon get to read about various facets of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with the state education department ordering a purchase of nearly 1.5 lakh books on his life. The order was placed last month and most of these books, meant for extra reading for students, will be delivered to state government-run schools by this month-end, a department official said.

  • Shocking! Bihar class 7 question paper says Kashmir not in India; it’s a different nation

    In yet another incident which paints the education authorities of India in bad light, “experts” in the Bihar education department have said that Kashmir is not a part of India but a separate country. Yess! class VII exam by the Bihar Education Board states so. The question asked the students to name what the people of five countries- China, Nepal, England, Kashmir and India are called.

  • Ujjain: Divisional commissioner issues deadline for pending projects

    Ujjain: Divisional commissioner MB Ojha called for the completion of development works undertaken during the year 2016-17 with immediate effect. These include those projects which have not been initiated yet and also those which are incomplete.

  • Mid-Day Meals In Madarsas?

    New Delhi : The Centre has offered to extend the mid-day meal scheme available to children in the government schools also to madarsas but with a rider they should teach science and mathematics along with the religious courses. The offer came from Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi at a conference of the state minority commissions here on Tuesday. He said: “Children studying in madarsas are as much ours as those going to

  • Bhopal: EOW books 23 education dept officials for graft

    BHOPAL: The Economic Offences Wing has filed cases against the 23 officials of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, education department of Jhabua and Alirajpur districts, for siphoning off Rs 3.5 crore.

  • Soon , all schools in state to have ‘hand wash centres’

    Mumbai : In a bid to inculcate the habit of cleanliness amongst children, the state government has planned to start ‘Hand Wash Centres’ in all the schools across Maharashtra. The project will be part of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, which is run by the Central government.

  • Irregularities found in building of toilets at district schools

    Ujjain : Collector Kavindra Kiyawat reviewed the construction of toilets at schools under National Secondary Education Mission and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan during a meeting here on Wednesday. Collector issued directives to District Education Officer to serve notices to seven principals stopping their increment for practicing irregularities. Collector also issued strict warning to deputy engineers for finishing the projects in time.

  • Failing The School Test

    It is the same old story this year. The latest Annual Status of Education Report paints a sorry picture of the school-level education. Qualitatively, there has been no improvement in the year under review. Conducted by Pratham, a non-profit, the  tenth report underlines the poor learning levels of all ages of children in rural schools throughout the country. Though enrolment levels are considerably high at 96.7 per cent for 6-14 years age

  • Education Plan For Spl Kids In Limbo

    Bhayandar  : The Inclusive Education for Disabled Children (IEDC) scheme initiated by the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) under government’s flagship Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan to make differently-abled children learn along with normal children has landed in limbo.