Friday, January 22, 2021

punjab education

Instructions issued to make Punjab educational institutions completely tobacco free

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab school education department has re-issued instructions to make the schools and educational institutions completely tobacco free.

Punjab Education Department releases a schedule for study of the students through EDUSAT

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab School Education Department has released a schedule for study of the children through the Edusat program.

AAP supports struggle of unemployed teachers fighting for their rights

CHANDIGARH: Supporting the struggle of the unemployed teachers who were agitating for employment, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) stated that the party would raise its voice in favor of the youth on every front. In a statement issued from the party headquarters on Sunday, AAP state youth wing president and MLA from Barnala, Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer said that AAP had been raising its voice everywhere for the employment of the youth of Punjab.

Punjab government facelifts 7842 government schools across the state

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has so far given facelift to 7842 government schools by converting them Into smart schools through complete renovation of the school infrastructure thereby enhancing the enrollment in government schools by more than 14 per cent this year on one hand and imparting quality education to students on the other.

Education department released Rs 4 crore to convert 738 government schools into smart schools

CHANDIGARH: Under the leadership of Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla and guidance of Education Secretary Mr. Krishan Kumar the education department has released an amount of Rs. 4 crore to convert government schools into smart schools.

Punjab education Minister Singla sits on hunger strike in solidarity with farmers & Arhtiyas

CHANDIGARH: Expressing solidarity with the Punjab farmers on three Agriculture Laws, Punjab Education Minister Vijay InderSingla sat on one day hunger-strike on Wednesday in Sangrur. Around two hundred Arhtiyas from Punjab also accompanied Singla in this Hunger strike.

CM Sadhu Singh Dharamsot kickstarts distribution of 6966 smartphones under second phase of Punjab Smart Connect at Patiala

PATIALA: As many as 6966 students of 10+2 of 42 Government Senior Secondary Schools of Patiala district, today, got smartphones under the second phase of Punjab Smart Connect scheme. Earlier, 3104 students of the district, were benefitted with smartphones, in first phase, said Cabinet Minister for Forests, Printing and Stationary and Social Empowerment, Mr Sadhu Singh Dharamsot.

Schools in Pak closed down for violating Covid SOPs

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan's Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood said on Tuesday that the decision to close down educational institutes was taken due to non-compliance with government-issued coronavirus SOPs.

National Talent Search Examination-Arrangement of special lectures for the students

CHANDIGARH:On the directions of Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, the school education department has arranged special lectures for the students appearing in the National Talent search Examination (NTSE, Stage-1).

Punjab Education minister Singla felicitates Kapurthala students with apple ipad, laptop and android tablet

KAPURTHALA: School Education Minister Punjab Mr. Vijay Inder Singla felicitate the winners of ‘Ambassadors of Hope’ belonging to Kapurthala district with Apple iPad, Laptop and Android Tablet during a brief ceremony in view of COVID-19 pandemic. The cabinet minister specially visited PAP Complex Jalandhar to give away the prizes to the winners of record breaking online competition, ‘Ambassadors of Hope’ from three districts including Kapurthala. Apart from congratulating the winners, Mr. Singla assured them every possible help in achieving their future goals.

Punjab education department decides to exempt physically challenged employees from Diksha app training

CHANDIGARH:On the instructions of Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, the School education department has decided to exempt the physically challenged employees from the Diksha app training.

Punjab School education department directs to set up electoral literacy clubs in schools

CHANDIGARH: Punjab school education department has directed to set up electoral literacy clubs (ELCs) in all schools of the state to sensitize the students about the right to vote and make them aware of the election process.

Another step in the field of school education under the leadership of Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH:As part of the initial drive by Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla to bring qualitative improvement in school education, the education department has now started the process of opening English Booster Clubs (EBC), which are likely to accelerate further enrollment trend in government schools.

Punjab education department simplifies the process of issuing school leaving certificates

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government has facilitated the process of issuing school leaving certificates to the students so that the students would no longer have to visit the schools again and again to get these certificates.

Education department completes 6th phase of  special campaign to aware people from the Corona epidemic

CHANDIGARH:Punjab education department has completed 6th phase of  special campaign to aware people from the Corona-19 epidemic.Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the department said that the teachers and officers / employees of all the government schools had educated the people of the state about taking precautionary measures to defeat the corona-19.

School education department accelerates campaign to create awareness about burning of paddy straw

CHANDIGARH:In view of the emphasizing imperative efforts made by the Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla to make the people aware about the deadly effects of pollution and conservation of the environment, the Punjab School Education Department has intensified its campaign to make the farmers aware about the harmful effects of burning of paddy straw on the environment.

Punjab school education department issues date sheet for Punjab Achievement Survey

CHANDIGARH:Punjab school education department has released the date sheet for Punjab Achievement Survey (PAS). The survey is being conducted from September 21 to October 3. Meanwhile, the education department has decided to take the help of the Guardian of Governance for the success of the survey.

Education department instructs school heads not to compel students for transfer certificates for admission in government schools

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Education Department has issued instructions to the school heads not to compel the students for the transfer certificate in connection with the admission in the government schools.

Punjab CMs announcement of free education till 12th proved to be a betrayal: AAP

CHANDIGARH: Terming the announcement of  waiver of fees in government schools in the state as by the Chief Minister Amarinder Singh as backstabbing and betrayal with the students and their parents, Aam Aadmi Party said that the directives issued by the Education Department have exposed the lies of the Chief Minister.  Therefore, the Chief Minister should apologize to the people of Punjab and withdraw the order / notification issued by the Education Department seeking different fees from the students of 11th and 12th classes.

BJP government is imposing NEET/JEE exams; we can't compromise with students’ lives: Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH:Taking the Union government iron handedly, which is adamant to conduct NEET and JEE exams in the month of September, Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla today said, the BJP led union government was imposing examinations on students, ignoring the fact of fear of life. But we will not compromise with the lives of students. That is why the Congress party has taken a decision to stand with the protesting students and their parents.

Education Minister alerts people not to fall prey to online fraudsters promising free smartphones

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla today cautioned people not to fall prey to the hands of online fraudsters, who are promising to provide free smartphones under the “Punjab Smart Connect Scheme”.

No dearth of funds, food grains and commitment to ensure proper execution of Mid Day Meal scheme, says education Minister

PATIALA:Reacting to the report about non distribution of the Foodgrains to the school kids under Mid Day Meal in a section of media, the Punjab Education Minister, Vijay Inder Singla said that the foodgrains had been supplied to as many as 15.79 lakh beneficiary students till June 30 this year.

Singla announce winners of ambassadors of hope; becomes top trend on Social Media

CHANDIGARH:Ambassadors of Hope, the online competition holding world record of maximum participation from school students was a top Social Media Trend on Thursday after Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla revealed the names of winners of Pathankot district.

66 Government middle, high and senior secondary schools get best school award

CHANDIGARH:Under the leadership of Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, for creating a sense of competition among the schools for improving the performance of education, 66 government schools across the state have been awarded for being the best schools in the state.

School Education department will create school infra through MNREGA workers under rural transformation strategy: Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla today said that Punjab School Education department will involve MNREGA workers for creating assets of elementary schools on a mission mode. He said that this initiative will aim at alleviating the sufferings of the people in rural areas and securing their lives and livelihood in these perilous times of COVID-19.

Punjab Government allotted Station to 19 more head teachers

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government has allotted stations to 19 more selected Head Teachers in the Education Department (SS).
Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the education department said that the Director School Education Mr. Mohammad Tayyab has signed the order in this regard.

Government Teachers' Union, Punjab to launch agitation over issuing of alleged false chargesheets to its state leaders

NAWANSHAHR:Strongly condemns department's vindictive policy 
Protest letters to be submitted to District Officers on June 8 

Schools imparting online education can charge only tuition fee: Punjab Education Minister

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, while giving a big relief to parents of the state, said that only those schools which are imparting online education will be allowed to charge only tuition fee for lockdown period and admission fees, uniform or any other charges in any form will not be charged from the students. He added that the school managements should also refrain themselves from increasing the fee or any other charges during academic session 2020-21 in view of the nationwide disaster.

Meritorious schools to be used as Covid care Isolation centres: Education Minister Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Punjab education minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Wednesday, said that in order to contain Covid-19 from further contamination, the education department has extended its full support to district administrative authorities and health department.

No books and transportation fees should be charged during lockdown period: Vijay Inder Singlar

AMRITSAR:  Education department, on Wednesday, issued show cause notices to two more private schools in Amritsar district for demanding fees during lockdown period by defying government directions.

Punjab govt starts strict action against schools demanding fee during Covid-19 lockdown

CHANDIGARH: Punjab education minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla said the education department has started acting tough against the schools which are asking the parents to pay fees during the lockdown period by defying Punjab government directions. The cabinet minister said that despite the repeated instructions, there were reports about some schools who have asked the parents to pay the fees of their wards after the results and strict action is being taken against them.

Punjab govt to provide mid-day meal food grains and cooking cost at their homes

CHANDIGARH: Due to the curfew in the state to contain spreading of Corona Virus, Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab government has decided to provide food grains of mid-day-meal to the students in sealed packets at their homes. Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla said that apart from the food grains, the Education Department will also transfer cooking cost of mid-day-meal in the bank accounts of the school students.

Education Minister Singla gives nod to fill 1664 posts of ETT teachers

CHANDIGARH:Eligible candidates can apply online by 5 pm up till March
After getting nod of Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla for filling 1664 vacant posts of Elementary Teacher Training (ETT) teachers, the Punjab Education Department today sought online applications from the eligible candidates.

Punjab education department seeks applications for 2182 posts of master/mistress cadre

CHANDIGARH: Fulfilling its promise to provide maximum employment opportunities to the youth of Punjab, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab government has invited applications for 2182 posts of Master/Mistress Cadre of various subjects.

Free education for all up to 12th standard in Punjab; Singla expresses gratitude towards FM for raining money

CHANDIGARH:An allocation of Rs.12,488 crore for school education, which accounts for 8 per cent of total expenditure
First government to provide free transportation facility for the students; allocated Rs.10 crore in Budget provisions
Rs.100 crore for construction of 4,150 additional classrooms

Community participation must for quality education, avers Singla at Education World Forum in London

CHANDIGARH:Speaking during the Education World Forum in London, the Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla today said that the education without active participation of the community is one-sided affair and it would be difficult for government and society as well to improve equity, equality and quality of education without the vigorous involvement of the community.

Singla hands over job appointment letters to 188 employees of PWD and Education department

CHANDIGARH:Education and PWD Minister exhorted newly inducted employees to perform their duties with utmost dedication and honesty
Punjab Education and Public works Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Single today handed over job appointment letter to 188 government employees of various categories at Mahatama Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration (MGSIPA), Sector-26.

Punjab Education minister Vijay Inder Singla apponited AICC secretary

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Cabinet Minister and National Spokesperson of Congress Party Vijay Inder Singh has been appointed Secretary, All India Congress Committee (AICC).

Lecturer Suspended for Dereliction In Duty

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Education Department has suspended a lecturer of physical education for dereliction in duty during the ongoing State level games in Sangrur.

Punjab Education Minister flags off PUCA’s Indo-Canadian academic delegation

Higher Education Minister, Punjab, Sh. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa today flagged off a 15 member delegation of Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) to Canada. The delegation is going under the leadership of Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh & President, PUCA, Dr. Anshu Kataria. The objective of the delegation is to explore the possibilities of strategic tie-ups between various Colleges & Universities of Canada & PUCA member Colleges.