Tag: Bihar Education Project Council

Works in 545 Kasturba Gandhi schools restored, as BEPC employees call off 9-day long strike

Works in 545 Kasturba Gandhi schools restored, as BEPC employees call off 9-day long strike

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Teaching and other allied works in over 545 Kasturba Gandhi residential girls schools across the state was restored on Wednesday after over 9,000 contractual officers and employees of Bihar Education Project Council (BEPC) including around 5,400 contractual teachers and other employees of Kasturba schools, called-off their nine day long indefinite strike following a “fruitful” […]

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All teachers to proceed on indefinite strike from Tuesday

All teachers to proceed on indefinite strike from Tuesday

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Teaching and other allied works in 545 Kasturba Gandhi residential schools in the state will come to a halt as over 9,000 contractual officers and employees of Bihar Education Project Council (BEPC) including around 5,400 contractual teachers and employees of Kasturba schools, on Monday decided to proceed on an indefinite strike from Tuesday. The […]

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School enrolment data not correct and clean: Director

School enrolment data not correct and clean: Director

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar Education Project Council’s (BEPC) director Rahul Singh said the enrolment data of government-run schools are not “100% correct and clean.”He said there are several instances of double enrolment of the same child, duplicate enrolments and inflated enrolments. There were only 60 to 61% attendance of children in the government-run schools noticed during three […]

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CAG report detects inflated enrolment in Bihar school

CAG report detects inflated enrolment in Bihar school

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: A CAG report has revealed that the number of children enrolled in schools in four Bihar districts were inflated by the education department and surpassed the child population of the area. The report for 2012-13 tabled in Bihar assembly said ‘test-check’ of records of four district programme officers (DPOs) revealed that enrolment figure was […]

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Girls’ health, hygiene high on government agenda: CM

Girls’ health, hygiene high on government agenda: CM

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: In a bid to ensure menstrual hygieneamong girls in Bihar, CM Nitish Kumar on Thursday announced the state government would spend Rs 30-32 crore annually to provide free sanitary napkins every month to girl students at all secondary and higher secondary government schools. Speaking at the valedictory function of five-day Bihar sub-junior sports meet ‘Tarang’ 2014, the […]

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World’s largest school-based deworming programme in Bihar

World’s largest school-based deworming programme in Bihar

| January 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over 17 million children in Bihar were targeted for deworming treatment using Albendazole, on 23rd January 2014. Albendazole is drug recommended by the World Health Organization to combat parasitic worms, and has been safely used to treat hundreds of millions of children worldwide. This was the third round of deworming using Albendazole in Bihar state, […]

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Quality and equality in education in Bihar

Quality and equality in education in Bihar

| January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Having weaned them from baby food and breast milk, it’s that time of the year when the breeders, succumbing to their parental instincts, prepare to drag their unwilling offspring off to get their first taste of the bitter-sweet water of knowledge that begins as a trickle in nursery school. Ergo, it’s school admission time folks, […]

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