Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicKendriya vidyalaya

Topic: kendriya vidyalaya

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.

Govt identifies 21 Kendriya Vidyalayas as unsafe, directs schools should not be run in them

A HRD ministry audit of buildings older than a decade were found unfit, with the maximum of these in Maharashtra and Assam. Eight of these were constructed in the 1960s.

Is Kendriya Vidyalaya losing popularity among central govt staff? Data suggests so

Proportion of KV students from central govt families has dropped to 47% in 2017-18 from 60% in 2011-12, while that from non-govt families is on the rise.

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