Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicKendriya vidyalaya

Topic: kendriya vidyalaya

Teacher vacancies in KVs rose to 12,000 in 2022 from 5,562 in 2019, govt tells Parliament

There are 1,247 KVs across the country, after two new schools — one in Karnataka’s Belagavi and another in Punjab’s Ropar — were inaugurated in 2021.

Over 200 kids who lost parents to Covid admitted to KVs, Modi govt tells Parliament

Special quota under PM CARES for Children scheme was introduced this year after quota for pupils recommended by MPs was scrapped.

16,000-20,000 additional admissions — how MP-minister quotas ‘overwhelmed’ Kendriya Vidyalayas

These admissions went over & above the seats these central govt schools have. While education minister's quota was scrapped last year, MP quota was done away with this week.

Infrastructure burden, loss of purpose — why Kendriya Vidyalaya scrapped admissions quota for MPs

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan scrapped MPs quota from special provisions list, allegedly because schools were getting too many recommendations. It removed quota for education minister last year.

KV governing body now reviewing decision to put MPs’ and other quotas on hold

It was being felt that Kendriya Vidyalayas are getting overcrowded because of admissions through special provisions, and hence they were put on hold earlier this month.

Open Kendriya Vidyalaya branches abroad for Indians there, parliamentary panel suggests

In a report tabled last week, a parliamentary standing committee on education discussed various aspects related to the functioning of KV schools.

This is how Kendriya Vidyalayas are planning partial reopening of schools across India

The KV Sangathan has issued guidelines for the reopening of its schools. However, the KVs, like other schools, will only call back students once the respective state/UT allows them.

70% KV & CBSE students satisfied with e-learning, govt to now focus on bridging digital gap

A survey released by the education ministry states that students who lack online facilities will be taught via TV, radio, newspapers and other means, by involving parents.

Slum boy to start-up founder — 19-yr-old to now help govt build astronomy labs in schools

Aryan Mishra, who discovered an asteroid 5 years ago, builds low-cost labs in schools. His efforts recently caught the government's attention.

Kendriya Vidyalaya students could soon be wearing Khadi uniforms

The central govt body that manages Kendriya Vidyalayas is planning to change the uniform and Khadi is under consideration to replace the current fabric.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.


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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.