The Delhi High Court was Wednesday informed by the central government that it has decided to carry out various activities like online essay competitions in CBSE schools for two days - Dec 25 and 26 - so that students` participation increases on Good Governance Day.
Close on the heels of the controversy surrounding the observance of good governance day on X'Mas day, CBSE on Monday made it clear that participation in the event was "voluntary" as schools will remain closed on that day and essays would be submitted only through mobiles.
Union Home Ministry is coming up with a 'policy' to look into the safety and security of the North East people residing in metros besides introduction of NE subject in the syllabus of CBSE from next season.
The Union HRD Ministry was on Monday at the centre of a controversy over a circular by Navodya Vidyalaya Samiti(NVS) asking all its schools to observe December 25-- X'mas day--as 'Good Governance Day' that led to an uproar in Parliament.
Government on Monday said in Lok Sabha there is no CBSE circular asking schools to remain open on December 25 to observe 'Good Governance Day' and an online essay competition to mark the day is voluntary in nature.
Voicing concern at the less number of contact class centres under CBSE's "UDAAN" scheme in the state, Tamil Nadu government urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase the number of centres as the region has a substantial girl student population in the science stream.
Expressing displeasure over lack of adequate contact class centres under CBSE's "UDAAN" scheme in the state, Tamil Nadu government Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "have these design flaws" examined and increase the number of centres.
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday wrote to the schools under its umbrella to make arrangements for the live telecast of the Mars Orbit Insertion of the Indian Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) scheduled for September 24, 2014.
Schools in Naxal-affected villages in Chhattisgarh remain non functional due to non availability of teachers and basic amenities.With Teacher's day round the corner, reports like these raise a question mark on the education system in the country.
Amid the ongoing discussions about the Scindia School ragging case, the Central Board of Secondary Education has conducted a survey which will include views of both students as well as teachers on the issue.