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Tag: Samir Ranjan Dash

Matric exam absenteeism: DEO, BEO to find out why students skipped exams, says Minister
Matric exam absenteeism: DEO, BEO to find out why students skipped exams, says Minister

However, as the confusion still looms over why the students didn’t appear for the exams, a probe has been ordered to find out the reason, the Minister added.

Covid Scare In Schools
COVID Threat In Schools: Odisha Minister On Preparedness

Several students of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) in Kaptipada of Mayurbhanj district reportedly tested positive for Covid-19 virus triggering fears. Prior to this, as many as 10 students of a government run girl’s school at Bolangir district had tested positive for COVID-19, while in Bhubaneswar two students of Capital High School and more than 10 teachers of Kendriya Vidyalaya-1 tested positive.

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Odisha Online Classes
Odisha Plus 2 Students Can Attend YouTube Live Streaming Classes

Odisha Plus-2 students will soon be able to attend online classes through YouTube live streaming. This information was given by Odisha School & Mass Education Minister, Samir Ranjan Dash on Wednesday (Aug 18).

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Covid-19 Resurgence: Major Announcement By Odisha Education Minister On Closure Of Schools

Bhubaneswar: The recent reports of Covid-19 cases across several educational institutions in Odisha including Bhubaneswar and Cuttack has raised speculations over the continuation of physical classes for 9 and 11 which resumed last month after closure for almost a year due to the outbreak of the pandemic. Clearing the air on the rumours amid the […]

Reopening of Schools For Class I To VIII: Big Announcement By Odisha Education Minister
Reopening of Schools For Class I To VIII: Know What Odisha Education Minister Has To Say

Bhubaneswar: Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Tuesday said no decision has yet been taken for resuming physical teaching for Class I to VIII students in schools in the State. Speaking to media persons, Dash said, “We are yet to take a final decision on reopening of schools for class I […]

Odisha Launches Career Portal For Vocational Courses

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Department of School and Mass Education launched a state wide career portal in collaboration with UNICEF on Thursday. In order to get necessary information regarding career selection, the students can login to www.odishacareerportal.com. The web portal which has been developed in collaboration with Unicef will help in applying for the professional courses. Apart […]

Withdraw Notification On Matric Exam Form Fill Up, Odisha Minister Directs BSE

Bhubaneswar: A day after announcing the extension of closure of schools till December 31, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Saturday directed the president of the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) to scrap the notification on form fill-up of matric examinations which was released on November 5. As per reports, many students, […]

Complaint Lodged Against Two Odisha Ministers For Violating COVID 19 Guidelines
Complaint Against 2 Odisha Ministers For Allegedly Attending Funeral Despite Being COVID19 Positive

Bhubaneswar: A complaint has been filed against Odisha School and Mass Education minister Samir Ranjan Dash and Tourism minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi at Kharvel Nagar Police station on Saturday for violating COVID19 guidelines. According to sources, convenor of Jagannath Sena, Priyadarshan Patnaik lodged the complaint against the two ministers for attending the funeral of MLA […]

Samir Ranjan Dash, Umakanta Samantaray
FIR Against Minister Samir Dash, MLA Umakanta Samantaray For Flouting Covid-19 Protocol While Attending Maharathy’s Funeral

Puri: Local outfit Shree Jagannath Sena filed an FIR against School and Mass Education Minister and Nimapada MLA Samir Ranjan Dash and Satyabadi MLA Umakanta Samantaray on Monday for attending the funeral of MLA Pradeep Maharathy at Puri Swargadwar on Sunday despite having been tested positive for Covid-19. The convenor of Jagannath Sena, Priyadarshi Mishra, […]

Matric Exam 2020: Center Superintendents Accountable For Any Damage To CCTVs

Bhubaneswar: Following reports of matric question paper going viral on social media moments after the commencement of the exam on Wednesday, it seems the School and Mass Education Department has now decided to streamline things at examination centres. State S&ME Minister Samir Dash on Friday informed that a lot of measures have been planned to […]

33% Pass Mark, 75% Attendance Rule In Plus-II 1st Year From 2020-21: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government’s move to make 33 % marks compulsory for Plus II first year students for promotion to second year will not be introduced from this year. However, the new rule will be implemented from next academic session, said School and Mass Education Minister, Samir Ranjan Dash on Thursday. The announcement is likely provide […]

Matric Exam 2020 Likely To Begin In 3rd Week Of February

Bhubaneswar: The Board of Secondary Education (BSE) is likely to conduct the annual Class 10 Board examinations for the current academic year in the third week of February 2020. The State School and Mass Education minister Samir Ranjan Dash today hinted at the possibility while speaking to media persons. Even though the Minister didn’t confirm […]

Gandhiji Booklet Row: Odisha Speaker Directs Minister To Give A Statement In The House By Saturday

Bhubaneswar: With an Odisha government booklet creating hue and cry in the state for describing Mahatma Gandhi’s death as an “accident”, Speaker S N Patro Friday asked the school and mass education minister Samir Ranjan Dash to give a statement in the House by Saturday. The issue was raised in the Assembly both during the […]

OTET Results To Be Declared By Nov 21: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: The results of Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) will be declared by November 21, 2019, informed Odisha School & Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash following a crucial meeting today. During the meeting, the Minister directed officials of the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) to launch a probe and find a solution to the […]

After parents' outrage, Odisha Takes Over reins of EWS admission in schools

Bhubaneswar: After the Odisha Parents’ Federation levelled allegations that general category students were being enrolled under Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) quota in DAV schools across Odisha, the State government has decided that admissions under EWS will be conducted online and under its supervision. Instead of schools, the State government will conduct the admissions under the […]

Odisha govt presses 'time' key as Learning outcomes dip in govt schools during last decade

Bhubaneswar: In order to give a boost to weak learning outcomes in English, Arithmetic and Science subjects in the government schools vis-a-vis the private schools, the Odisha School & Mass Education (S&ME) Department has decided to increase the duration of the time allotted for the three subjects in the school curriculum up to class IX. […]

CBSE Class 10 & 12 exam fee hike will hit parents: Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s School and Mass Education minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Monday said the hike in class 10 and 12 board examination fees by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will “hit” the parents. The CBSE has increased the fees of Class 10 and 12 board examinations by up to Rs 1,150. “It is really […]

Odisha Plus 2 Science Admission
Deadline for first phase Plus II admission extended by two days

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today extended the deadline for admission into Plus II courses in the first phase at different junior colleges by two days, informed School & Mass Education minister Samir Ranjan Dash today. “Due to technical glitches in server the government has decided to extend the admission dates by two days. As per […]

In a first, Odisha organises Parent-Teacher meet in govt schools

Bhubaneswar/Puri: Concerned over sharp decline in enrolment and other issues, parent-teacher meetings were organised for the first time in government schools across Odisha today. As per reports, several key issues including attendance of students, their education and behaviour in school were discussed during the meetings. At Unit-9 Boys’ High School in Bhubaneswar, students along with […]

Strict Action Against Absentees, Latecomers: Odisha SME Minister

Bhubaneswar: Days after announcing to shut down 966 public schools across the state, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash today paid a surprise visit to the Block Education Office in Unit-8 of Bhubaneswar to inspect the mechanism being followed in the office. The minister reportedly stayed there for around 45 minutes and asked […]

Schools reopen, but Fani restoration work continues in Odisha

Puri: Amidst much chaos, schools across Odisha reopened after summer vacation today. However, it was not an easy affair for the students particularly in the cyclone Fani-affected districts owing to non-completion of restoration works in their respective schools. From broken doors to roofs, the students were welcomed by heaps of rubble assembled at different locations […]

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Opposition targets Government for amending Zilla Parishad Rules

Bhubaneswar: The opposition has targeted the State Government over amendment in Odisha Zilla Parishad Election Rules-1994. Leader of Opposition, Narasingha Mishra, raising this topic in the Odisha Assembly yesterday alleged, the government has amended the Zilla Parishad Election Rules in favour of the ruling party. LoP Mishra termed it as illegal and therefore demanded that […]