The Punjab government will distribute free bicycles to over one lakh girl students of government schools in the state, as part of a scheme aimed at motivating them for higher education.
Himachal government would appoint 100 Punjabi and an equal number of Urdu teachers in selected government schools.
Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will launch a new policy under which interested donors can contribute funds or other items to strengthen government schools in the state.
Government schools in Delhi have performed the best among other such institutes across the country in this year`s Central Board of Secondary Education Class-XII examination, the results of which was announced on Monday.
Delhi Government has started imparting training on various martial arts like karate, taekwondo and judo to girls studying in 60 schools run by it.
Thirty seven percent of toilets in the capital`s government schools are "very dirty" and in "subhuman" condition, a survey done by the NGO CRY has revealed.
The Chief Minister has directed creating a total of 6,872 graduate teacher vacancies in the current academic year.
Temporary facilities must be provided by Nov 30, in case permanent services cannot be enabled, Justices Dalveer Bhandari and Dipak Misra said.
The Supreme Court Tuesday directed all the states and union territories to provide toilet facilities in all government schools by Dec 31.
The Punjab government has urged government schools to ban the wearing of leather shoes, officials said on Friday.
Peeved at MP govt`s plan to teach `Gita Saar` in government schools,
a local organisation, Tuesday demanded that the essence of their holy texts
too should be taught along with it.
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