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AMC’s Rs 255-cr water project hits roadblock

Monday 30 December '13

The CSMC has raised certain serious objections on the Detailed Project Report (DPR) recently submitted to the Committee by the AMC.
Govt schools to spend more time on Gujarati in classrooms

Sunday 29 December '13

Internal evaluation shows most students don’t know basics of mother tongue
Lost in translation, most mediums study old syllabi

Monday 23 December '13

Textbook board provides revised books for only English, Gujarati medium.
AMC schools face closure due to ‘poor enrolment’

Monday 16 December '13

At present, the total number of schools is 450, against previous year’s 456.
Despite dropouts, construction of new AMC schools goes on in full swing

Sunday 8 December '13

The new buildings are in Ellisbridge, Dani limda and Vasna are expected to be inaugurated after Diwali vacations.
Govt starts repair work at Vasana barrage for a flowing Sabarmati

Monday 2 December '13

The entire project has been tendered to three private parties through tendering.
AMC school board goes tech-savvy, e-mails set to replace postal mails

Wednesday 27 November '13

Opens email accounts for 456 school heads.
Education dept to recruit 6,000 more teachers for upper primary govt schools

Monday 18 November '13

3rd round of appointments in past two years.
School health programme to start on Nov 22

Monday 11 November '13

This year the programme will introduce District Early Intervention Centre in each district.
Despite dropouts, construction of new AMC schools goes on in full swing

Thursday 7 November '13

The new schools are coming up in economically backward areas of east, south and north zones of Ahmedabad.
State secondary schools to rope in mothers to boost kids’ performance

Wednesday 30 October '13

Mothers of secondary school students will now be roped in to improve their performances.
Reservation data fudged in government schools

Friday 25 October '13

Education and social justice departments conduct camps that reveal errors in appointments of primary teachers.
Students' results to decide prof's appraisal

Monday 14 October '13

After government school teachers, now faculty members of government colleges in the state are under Education department’s scanner.
Teacher stands up to Gujarat govt dress code

Thursday 10 October '13

A government girls primary school teacher in Chikhodra village of Anand district has written to Chief Minister Narendra Modi urging him to scrap a controversial dress code.
Teacher stands up to Gujarat govt dress code

Thursday 10 October '13

Modi had given these appointment letters among the 3,000 teaching assistants.
Government introduces new posts to ensure quality education

Tuesday 8 October '13

225 Taluka Primary Education Officers created
Number of AMC Urdu medium schools in decline, it's 'deliberate' say critics

Saturday 5 October '13

In the last decade, the number of Urdu medium municipal schools have declined by about 33 per cent in Ahmedabad.
'Primary school principals have to teach too'

Monday 23 September '13

Govt takes action after getting complaints of principals not taking classes, only executing administrative job
Meanwhile, family says: nothing to say

Saturday 14 September '13

On one of Narendra’s Modi’s biggest days, his family — with whom he lived until he was 16 years old — chose to not react at all.
Modi's elevation as PM candidate makes BJP happy, but his family has nothing to say

Saturday 14 September '13

The 63-year-old chief minister has been publicly seen only with his 94-year-old mother.


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