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Odisha Minister Clears Air On Reopening Of Schools For Offline Classes

Amid speculations of schools reopening for offline classes, Odisha School and Mass Education Minister, Samir Ranjan Dash on Tuesday (June 23) clarified that currently no such decision has been taken to reopen schools for conduct of classes in offline mode.

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Reopening of Schools For Class I To VIII: Big Announcement By Odisha Education Minister
Admission To Elementary, Secondary Classes: Odisha Extends Last Date, Check Details

The State School and Mass Education Department on Wednesday extended the last date for admissions into elementary and secondary classes in view of the unabated rise in the COVID-19 cases.

Odisha: Inter-State Bus Services Suspended, Educational Institutes And Hostels To Remain Closed From Today

Bhubaneswar: Amid the fast rising cases of Covid-19 infection in Odisha, the inter-State bus transportation will be suspended from today i.e. April 19. However, passenger bus movement would be allowed…

Odisha Govt Asks Headmasters To Take At Least Two Classes Daily

Bhubaneswar: The State government Monday asked the headmasters/headmistresses of all government schools to take at least two classes per day apart from school management works. In a letter to all…

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Odisha Schools Start Morning Classes From Today As Mercury Soars

Bhubaneswar: In view of the soaring daytime temperature that crossed 40 degree Celsius at several places in the State, schools have started classes in morning shift from today to avoid heat wave related eventuality. The School and Mass Education department has directed all District Education Officers (DEOs) to ensure morning classes amid strict adherence to […]

Covid-19 Resurgence Fear In Odisha: DEOs Asked To Ensure Strict Protocols In Schools

Bhubaneswar: In view of the fresh spike in number of Covid-19 cases in some states of the country, Odisha School and Mass Education department has directed all District Education Officers (DEOs) to ensure strict implementation of safety protocols in schools for the larger interest of students and teaching staff. In a letter to the DEOs, […]

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In Pics: Schools Across Odisha Reopen For Class IX, XI Students From Today

Bhubaneswar: After remaining shut for over ten months due to Covid-19 restrictions, schools for classes IX and XI students reopened across the State from today with adherence to the safety protocols and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) issued by the State government. The sitting arrangements at the schools and colleges have been made as per the […]

Odisha: School Dropout Rate Highest In Nabarangpur, Zero In Khordha & Sambalpur
Big Breaking: Schools In Odisha To Reopen On January 8

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, the Odisha government on Saturday announced dates for the reopening of schools across the State. As per the latest decision, the schools for Class 10 and Class 12 students will reopen on January 8, informed School and Mass Education Department. The State government in its circular mentioned that courses of […]

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NCERT Releases School Bag Policy 2020 For Students: Here's All You Need To Know

Bhubaneswar: As per one of the suggestions made in the School Bag Policy 2020 prepared by the Education Ministry, the weight of the school bag should be 10% of the bodyweight of the student carrying it. Official sources said that the weight of Class 1 and 2 student’s bag should be around 1.6 to 2.2 […]

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Unlock-5: Cinema Halls, Schools To Remain Closed In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Thursday issued its Unlock-5 guidelines for the month of October. As per the order, cinema halls are going to remain shut till October 31, 2020 contrary to centre’s order to open the same with 50% seating capacity from October 15. Social, political, sports, entertainment, academic, cultural, religious functions and other large […]

Unlock 5 Guidelines: Here's What You Can Expect - Cinema Halls, Tourist Spots, Religious Places To Open?

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: As the fourth phase of lockdown is all set to end in two days, people are now eyeing more relaxations and opening up of more activities in the month of October. Unlock-5, perhaps the fifth phase of opening of the economy and other activities, will start from October 1. The Ministry of […]

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Odisha Schools, Colleges To Remain Shut Till Puja Holidays: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Clearing the air on the reopening of schools and colleges, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced that they will remain closed till Puja holidays in view of the COVID-19 situation in the state. CM Naveen made the announcement while he was reviewing the COVID-19 situation in the state. While making the announcement, the […]

India Lockdown 4.0: What's Allowed, What's Prohibited? Check Here Now

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday extended the nationwide lockdown for two more weeks till May 31 to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the country. The ministry has issued revised guidelines to be implemented from Monday and shall remain in force till May 31. Here are the activities that are […]

Covid19 Impact In Odisha: Pvt Schools Deliver Online Edu, Situation Grim In Govt Schools
Covid19 Impact In Odisha: Pvt Schools Deliver Online Edu, Situation Grim In Govt Schools

Bhubaneswar: Every cloud of worry has a silver lining of hope. However, with educational institutions likely to remain shut for a prolonged period due to outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, the future of lakhs of students seems to be at stake now. Amid the lockdown, school management, teachers and students look worried about scheduled course […]

Odisha CM Announces Introduction Of Spoken English Subject In All Schools, Directs Establishment Of 101 Centres Of Excellence

Bhubaneswar: With parents willing to nurture English education and vocab of their wards, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced introduction of Spoken English subject from Class-I in all primary and secondary schools across the State. While Aadhaar seeding of the students would be made mandatory now, the School & Mass Education department will deploy adequate […]

Odisha Govt Announces Holiday On Dec 26 For Solar Eclipse

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday announced that state government offices, revenue and magisterial courts will remain closed on December 26 in view of the solar eclipse. “All schools and colleges in the state will remain closed in view of the solar eclipse,” informed School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Das. Notably, several parts […]

Summer vacation in Odisha schools extended till June 25

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today extended the summer vacation of all schools including privately run ones till June 25. As per the previous schedule, the schools were supposed to re-open tomorrow, but due to prevailing heat wave conditions, the vacation was extended. The extension of the vacation was officially announced by School and Mass Education […]

Odisha schools, colleges with zero pass percentage to face music

Bhubaneswar: A significant rise in the number of educational institutions in Odisha registering zero success rate this year has stoked concerns. Out of nine students who registered at College of Art & Culture in Sarakhia, Dhenkanal, two years back, not a single student could clear the Plus-II examination this year. Similarly, KPD College in Daspalla […]

Odisha declares early summer vacations for schools

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the intense heat-wave conditions across Odisha, the State government has ‘pre-poned’ summer vacation in schools to April 18. In a letter to the Principal Secretary of the School & Mass Education Department, the Revenue and Disaster Management Department wrote,”In view of the prevailing heat conditions in the State, it has been […]

Youths take up cudgels to 'Teach Mayurbhanj'

Baripada: While government schools across the state are grappling with teacher post vacancies, youth volunteers who have taken up teaching at schools free of cost has come as a boon for students in Mayurbhanj district. After completing their Bachelor of Education (B. Ed) many youths are filling the vacant posts at government schools in the […]

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8000 new CBSE schools likely to start functioning

New Delhi: As many as 8000 new schools will soon start functioning as the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has cleared their pending applications after revising bye-laws and simplifying the registration process. The schools are required to submit only two documents and it has been made mandatory to dispose of the applications in the […]

Students starve in Bolangir schools sans mid-day meal

Bolangir: Students of several schools in Bolangir were left to starve after mid-day meal was not served today afternoon. Most of the schools which didn’t get the mid-day meal are under Bolangir municipality and Puintala block. Earlier, it was decided that food will be distributed to different schools from Bileisurda central kitchen which was inaugurated […]

Schools, colleges reopen in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Authorities decided to re-open schools and colleges across the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday after shutting them the previous day to maintain law and order in the wake of a gunfight that killed three militants. “All schools and colleges will re-open today (Tuesday) in the valley. Although the District Magistrates will decide if any educational […]

Mumbai braces for another day of heavy rains; schools shut

Mumbai: People of Mumbai and adjoining region braced for another spell of heavy rains today, a day after incessant downpour disrupted normal life in the megapolis, affecting rail, road and air traffic. Commuters stuck at various stations since last night due to disruption of suburban train services were seen making their way home this morning […]

ICSE board exams to be held for Class 5 and 8 from 2018

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) board examinations will be held for Class 5 and 8 students from 2018, board authorities have announced. The board exams of ICSE are conducted for Class 10 students now. But the council will hold the exams for the junior levels as a periodical evaluation exercise, informed […]