Tag: School And Mass Education Minister

Samir Dash Education Minister
Odisha Minister Allays Seat Shortage Fears, Assures Smooth Plus 2 Admission

Amid apprehension of scarcity of seats among the recently-passed Class 10 students, the Odisha Government on Monday assured them of smooth and hassle-free enrolment at higher secondary schools and technical institutions.

Matric Exam 2021: Odisha To Provide ‘Pariksha Darpan’ To Students Free Of Cost

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, the Odisha government on Thursday announced to provide ‘Pariksha Darpan’an exam guide free of cost to the students who will appear the upcoming matriculation or the annual high school certification (HSC) examination. School and Mass Education Minister, Samir Ranjan Dash said that ‘Pariksha Darpan’ containing probable questions with answers will […]

Odisha minister Samir Dash on school fee waiver
Odisha Govt Yet To Decide On Fee Waiver Slab Of Private Schools, Minister Says Dept Hasn't Received HC Order

Bhubaneswar: The School and Mass Education department minister, Samir Dash, Monday denied coming across any order of the Orissa High Court in connection with waiver of school fees. Speaking to media, the minister stated, “The High Court notice hasn’t reached us yet. Whatever we have heard so far in this regard is from the media. […]

Odisha Govt Modifies Norms For Merger Of Schools

Bhubaneswar: After much hue and cry, the Odisha Government on Sunday finally changed its decision on merger of schools in schedule and non-schedule areas. Speaking to media after a discussion in this regard in the third day of the ongoing Winter Session of the State Assembly, School and Mass Education Minister Sameer Dash said “It […]

Odisha: Covid Infection In Schools A Worrying Trend! Minister Says Situation Under Control
Odisha Schools Will Not Reopen In November, Clarifies Minister Sameer Dash

Bhubaneswar: All schools in Odisha will continue to remain closed until further orders in view of a possible second wave of infection next month, State School and Mass Education Minister Sameer Dash announced on Friday. The State government had earlier announced that classes for students of IX to XII will resume in November for which […]

COVID-19: Around 38 Lakh Odisha Students Don't Have Access To Online Teaching

Bhubaneswar: At a time when online education holds the key during the COVID-19 pandemic, a whopping 38 lakh students are yet to come under its purview. School and Mass Education Minister, Samir Ranjan Dash on Thursday informed that out of 60 lakh students in Odisha, nearly 22 lakh students are accessing education through various apps […]

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: Error Was Unintentional, Minister Says In Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the ongoing hue and cry over Odisha government’s booklet which termed Mahatma Gandhi’s death as an ‘accident’, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash today furnished a reply in Odisha Assembly and termed the error and misrepresentation of facts ‘unintentional.’ Dash further informed that show-cause notice has been served to two officials […]

free shoes uniform to Odisha school students
Free Shoes, Uniforms For All Odisha School Students

Bhubaneswar: In a major development, Minister of School & Mass Education Samir Ranjan Dash today announced that all schools students in Odisha would be provided with free shoes and uniforms. He further said the department has decided to issue identity cards to the school students, in order to categorically identify them and also maintain a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Odisha minister supports 'pass-fail' system in schools

Cuttack: Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra today extended his support to Centre’s proposal to reintroduce the pass-fail system up to Class VIII. He stated that the move will help evaluate performance of students and teachers in a better manner and improve quality of education. “Promoting students to higher classes without examination […]

Police complaint filed against minister Badri Patra's second son

Anandpur: Trouble mounted for School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra after a police complaint was lodged against his second son Debapriya for attacking a youth in Guhalia in Keonjhar two days back. As per the complaint lodged at the Ghasipura Police Station, Debapriya and his 15 supporters intercepted the youth, identified as Prashant […]

Rains welcome students as schools re-open in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Dark clouds hung from the skies and showered drizzles on Tuesday morning as students headed for their schools after an extended summer vacation that went on for two months. Donning raincoats and carrying umbrellas, little ones could be spotted all across as school buses and vans screeched through the city roads after a long […]

Plus-II answer sheet evaluation will not be affected by stir: Minister

Bhubaneswar: Hours after college teachers’ association stated that they would not cooperate in the Plus II answer sheet evaluation process beginning from April 4, School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra today said there will be no problems as alternative arrangements are in place just like the HSC evaluation process. “We request the agitating […]