An organistion of private schools today sought a special package for the revival of education sector in the flood-hit Kashmir, claiming that the private schools incurred a loss of around Rs 4,000 crore in the deluge.
Parents of students have locked up a zilla parishad primary school in Kosmi village of Korchi taluka in Maharashtra, for the past ten days, to protest against the administration's alleged negligence in deputing one more teacher.
After school furniture and books of students were washed away in recent flash floods in border district of Poonch, Army has extended help to educational institutions so that students can resume their studies.
The Kamrup Metro district administration today pressed six teams of NDRF and equal number of SDRF teams for assisting the waterlogged people of Guwahati city even as it announced that all the educational institutes in the city would be closed tomorrow in view of rains and waterlogging.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Uttarakhand Government following reports of students being forced to wear helmets in classes due to dilapidated of school buildings.
Over 5,000 "highly accomplished" scientists working with various departments under the Science and Technology Ministry will devote time to impart education to students of various schools and colleges in the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again demonstrated that he is a man of the masses as he addressed millions of students and teachers across the nation and took questions from them in a first-of-its-kind live mass contact event on Teachers’ Day, striking a chord with them as he laughed and chatted and recounted events from his childhood.
State-run schools in Tamil Nadu celebrated Teachers' Day in the traditional way, remembering the "gurus" for their noble work of imparting knowledge and shaping the destiny of future citizens, but gave a miss to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's televised address on the occasion.