Varsha Gaikwad

Maha snips 25% syllabus of Std I to XII, gets mixed reactions

Maha snips 25% syllabus of Std I to XII, gets mixed reactions

In a major policy decision,the Maharashtra Government on Saturday announced 25% cutin the syllabus from Standard Ito XII for the academic...Read More

Maharashtra govt reduces school syllabus by 25% amid COVID-19 pandemic

Maharashtra govt reduces school syllabus by 25% amid COVID-19 pandemic

On Saturday, the Maharashtra government approved a proposal by the State Council for Educational Research and Training to reduce school s...Read More

Social stigmatisation should stop: Varsha Gaikwad on Dharavi's success in curbing COVID-19

Social stigmatisation should stop: Varsha Gaikwad on Dharavi's success in curbing COVID-19

As Dharavi heads towards becoming free of COVID-19, its next challenge is to revive businesses and eradicate the social stigma that its r...Read More

Maharashtra education dept launches three video channels for educational content for Class 10, Class 12 students

Maharashtra education dept launches three video channels for educational content for Class 10, Class 12 students

The Maharashtra education department has launched three video channels for educational content for students on Sunday. Maharashtra School...Read More

Hard-pressed to pay salaries, MVA govt to spend Rs 1.37 crore on new cars

Hard-pressed to pay salaries, MVA govt to spend Rs 1.37 crore on new cars

MVA govt to spend Rs 1.37 crore on six luxury vehicles

Cash-strapped Maha govt green-lights purchase of vehicles for Ministers; BJP leaders critical

Cash-strapped Maha govt green-lights purchase of vehicles for Ministers; BJP leaders critical

Is the Maharashtra government cash-strapped? There seem to be contradictory reports at present. The state that has been worst hit by the ...Read More

Coronavirus in Dharavi: How Asia's biggest slum chased COVID-19

Coronavirus in Dharavi: How Asia's biggest slum chased COVID-19

The spread of Corona has been controlled in Dharavi, which is known as the largest slum cluster in Asia, and one of the major hotspots of...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: School associations oppose blanket ban on online classes till Grade 2

Coronavirus in Mumbai: School associations oppose blanket ban on online classes till Grade 2

The associations claim there should be "No blanket ban" as it will cause academic loss to students, affect learning among kids during loc...Read More

Maharashtra: Schools to reopen in COVID-19 free areas

Maharashtra: Schools to reopen in COVID-19 free areas

Finally, schools in Maharashtra can re-open while following indicative guidelines in districts where there has been no COVID-19 positive ...Read More

Maha Education Plan: Schools to reopen in phases, online education to begin on pilot project basis

Maha Education Plan: Schools to reopen in phases, online education to begin on pilot project basis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday, in a video conference meeting with the Minister of School Education Department Var...Read More

Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray accepts SOPs suggested by Varsha Gaikwad for starting academic year online

Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray accepts SOPs suggested by Varsha Gaikwad for starting academic year online

Maharashtra government on Monday gave green signal to start academic year from today.Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray met Stat...Read More

Maharashtra Govt to open schools in phases; physical classes for Std 1st to 5th unlikely to open till September: Report

Maharashtra Govt to open schools in phases; physical classes for Std 1st to 5th unlikely to open till September: Report

The Maharashtra Government is considering to open schools in phases and the state Education Department is likely to present the proposal ...Read More

Maharashtra govt tweaks norms for online classes

Maharashtra govt tweaks norms for online classes

Amidst series of representations received from the schools, parents and teachers association, the Maharashtra Government on Friday has ta...Read More

Schools in Maharashtra won't open in June, not even in Green Zones: Report

Schools in Maharashtra won't open in June, not even in Green Zones: Report

The schools in Maharashtra will not open in June, not even in Green Zones, said a report in The Indian Express. “There would be no physic...Read More

Start online or offline teaching from June, not necessary to open schools: Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray

Start online or offline teaching from June, not necessary to open schools: Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday in a 3-hour long meeting via video conferencing with the school education departmen...Read More

Maha Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad requests Centre for 12-hour air time on national TV, 2-hour radio slot for school lessons

Maha Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad requests Centre for 12-hour air time on national TV, 2-hour radio slot for school lessons

Maharashtra Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad has written a letter to the Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadek...Read More

Good news for school students: School hours likely to be shortened in Maharashtra, says Varsha Gaikwad

Good news for school students: School hours likely to be shortened in Maharashtra, says Varsha Gaikwad

Well, amid the lockdown, students and parents have raised doubts as to the commencement of the academic year. Speaking to the Indian Expr...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister Varsha Gaikwad says Dharavi needs a special plan to cope with COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister Varsha Gaikwad says Dharavi needs a special plan to cope with COVID-19 pandemic

Amid a rise in coronavirus cases in Dharavi, Maharashtra education minister Varsha Gaikwad said that it needs a special plan to cope with...Read More

Maharashtra schools have been directed to not charge fees during the lockdown period

Maharashtra schools have been directed to not charge fees during the lockdown period

Parents had raised several complaints regarding schools charging fees for the next academic year and also demanding payment of pending fe...Read More

Coronavirus Outbreak: Maha govt cancels pending class 10 exams, 2nd sem exams of class 9 and 11

Coronavirus Outbreak: Maha govt cancels pending class 10 exams, 2nd sem exams of class 9 and 11

On Sunday, Gaikwad tweeted and posted a video stating, "Due to the coronavirus outbreak, we've decided to cancel the second-semester exam...Read More

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