Tag: School And Mass Education Department

Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Sameer Ranjan Dash
Govt orders action against private schools denying admissions to EWS students under RTE

It is being alleged that some private schools are denying admissions to EWS and other disadvantaged group students against 25 per cent reserved seats under RTE Act, 2009.

  • Saturday, 30 July 2022
MDM scam: Over 194 CRCCs replaced, Data Entry Operators disengaged in Koraput, Bolangir
MDM scam: Over 194 CRCCs replaced, Data Entry Operators disengaged in Koraput, Bolangir

In a letter marked to the District Education Officers (DEOs), the State Nodal Officer of PM POSHAN directed them to change/replace the CRCCs of their districts and disengage the Data Entry Operators of MDM scheme at block level.

  • Friday, 22 July 2022
Class 10th, 12th board exams in Odisha amid sweeping heatwave make parents tense 
Class 10th, 12th board exams in Odisha amid sweeping heatwave make parents tense 

It is seen as a big challenge for the State government to conduct the annual exams in such conditions when in the pre-pandemic period, exams were conducted in March before the advent of the heatwave.  

  • Sunday, 24 April 2022
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Morning Classes In Odisha Schools From April 2, Says Minister Sameer Dash

With a steady rise in temperature owing to the sweeping heat wave that has affected lives of the people of Odisha since past few days, the Odisha government has also decided to change the timing of schools in the interest of the students.

  • Wednesday, 30 March 2022
IIT-JEE, NEET, NDA Admissions: Odisha Invites Applications For Scholarships By Unacademy
IIT-JEE, NEET, NDA Admissions: Odisha Invites Applications For Scholarships By Unacademy

Applications are invited from poor and meritorious students of Class 11 in government and non-government aided higher secondary schools affiliated to the Council of Higher Education (CHSE).

  • Monday, 13 December 2021
Odisha Matric exams 2019: Odia question goes viral on social media; eight suspended

Cuttack: An hour after the commencement of the Matriculation examination across Odisha today, question papers of Odia reportedly surfaced on social media in Nuapada district and Kamakhyanagar of Dhenkanal district. Though the question papers were reportedly found to be viral on WhatsApp and other social media, School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra rubbished […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Odisha yet to finalise fee structure for private schools

Bhubaneswar: Though one month has passed since the directorate of secondary education submitted its report on fee structure to the School and Mass Education department, no steps have been taken in this regard. In a letter to the deputy secretary of the department on November 14, the Directorate of Secondary Education had recommended the regulation […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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Plus II Admission In Odisha: Seat Increase Applications Deadline Extended For Junior Colleges

The last date for submission of applications by the institutions has been extended till 6 pm of July 28. It said the move followed request from 'a good numbers of principals of Higher Secondary Schools.'

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Has Girl education lost its way in Odisha?

Bhubaneswar: It seems that the nationwide campaign ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ has failed to generate desired results in Odisha as over 55,000 adolescent girls are out of school in the State. Such startling facts emerged from a baseline survey conducted by Odisha Women and Child Development department and Mission Shakti. However, School and Mass Education […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha to recruit teachers through competitive exam, interview

Bhubaneswar: Teacher aspirants now have to undergo a competitive exam and face an interview to land a job in a government school in Odisha, informed School and Mass Education secretary Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra today. After a review meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, Mohapatra said the teachers will now be selected through a […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Morning classes in Odisha schools from April 2

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha experiencing gruelling heat even at the beginning of March, the School and Mass Education department on Friday has instructed schools across the State to begin morning classes from April 2. As per a notification of the department, timings of all private and government-run schools have been changed to 6.30 AM to 10.30 […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Preparations for matric examination reach final stages

Berhampur: The School and Mass Education department and officials at several districts are now working overtime to ensure that the matriculation examination is conducted in a smooth manner across Odisha. The Board of Secondary Education (BSE) officials are also on their toes while the District Education Officers are providing trainings to block education officials and […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Odisha to introduce Class XI in High Schools

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government is now working on a proposal for introduction of class XI in selected high schools from 2018-19 session. School and Mass Education Department has been asked to identify schools having necessary infrastructure by end of January 2018 so that admissions can start at the earliest. Sources said, high schools in 13 undivided […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha proposes revision of MDM cost, inclusion of private schools

Bhubaneswar: A proposal to revise the cost of Mid Day Meals (MDM) for school students was presented in the inaugural ceremony of a two-day workshop attended by representatives of 18 states including Odisha in Bhubaneswar today. Experts have been demanding a hike in cost of MDM citing that while a cup of tea is available […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Children's Day: Odisha plans grand celebrations with various competitions

Bhubaneswar: Various School and State-level competitions will be organised by School and Mass Education department on November 14 to celebrate Children’s Day throughout the State. Students from Class I to V will participate in Essay, from Class VI to VIII in Poetry and from Class VIII to X in Debate competition. A district will select […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021