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Here's how this Odia phonics trainer can help kids learn better via stories

Saswati Satpathy is a veteran in the field of phonics. She shares with us some of her experiences of working in a niche field like this and why the demand for stories has increased during COVID

Published on 4th August 2021

Odisha's 165-year-old college is now a unitary university, officials say new recruitment of teachers will be carried out

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had announced in May that unitary university status would be granted to the 165-year-old college, located in Berhampur town in Ganjam district

Published on 3rd August 2021
Naveen Patnaik

Odisha CM approves proposal to reduce residency period of govt school teachers

The residency period for getting a promotion to level III from level IV has been reduced to 1 year from 2 years

Published on 31st July 2021

UGC grants State university status to Odisha's Rajendra University two weeks after rejecting initial plea

The University Grant Commission (UGC) on Friday approved the Odisha government’s proposal for recognising Rajendra University in Balangir as a State university

Published on 31st July 2021
Naveen Patnaik

Odisha CM decides to reduce residency period for promotion of primary school teachers

The Chief Minister said that the government decision will facilitate filling up of vacant post teachers in upper primary schools

Published on 30th July 2021
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Odisha's Nayagarh district's DM visits orphan student to handover pension money entitled to him as per Odisha Govt's scheme

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday had launched 'Ashirbad', a scheme for the education, health and maintenance of COVID orphans

Published on 27th July 2021

Schools in Odisha admit over 3000 underpriviledged students under RTE Act

The Odisha government's website to support the 25 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections saw 5970 applications for admissions this year

Published on 22nd July 2021
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Odisha schools to reopen for Classes 10, 12 from July 26

Poor internet connectivity in many parts of the state meant only 40 per cent of the students were able to take benefit of the online teaching, while 60 per cent were not benefited properly.

Published on 18th July 2021

Odisha HC raps state government for recruiting only retired teachers as "guest teachers", says it disadvantages qualified, unemployed youth

Petitioners against the recruitment had alleged that it was an attempt to deprive unemployed qualified youths employment and a means of earning

Published on 15th July 2021

Speed bumps on the vaccination drive: Shortage of vaccines in Delhi causes shut down of 21 centres

Apart from Delhi, few other states such as Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha are also experiencing a vaccine shortage

Published on 15th July 2021

Odisha government forced to shut schools due to low enrolment of students

The state government had planned to shut close to 14,000 schools in phases, but the number was reduced to half last year

Published on 9th July 2021

Odisha Government official takes initiative to telecast online classes on television

A block education officer in Odisha has initiated a method to conduct classes for students on cable television. They will be done multiple times so that students do not miss out on them

Published on 8th July 2021

App providing career guidance to high school students in Odisha launched in Kalahandi

Brainchild of the collector of Kalahandi, Parag Harshad Gavali, the app, 'oDisha' plans on providing personalised, hands-on guidance to help high school students make the right career choices

Published on 8th July 2021

Is Dharmendra Pradhan the most educated Education Minister appointed by Narendra Modi since 2014?

Pradhan, a native of Talcher in Odisha, holds a post-graduate degree in Anthropology from Utkal University in Bhubaneswar — and no one has disputed his degree yet

Published on 8th July 2021

Traces of Chalcolithic-Bronze, Iron and Urban Culture found during an excavation in Odisha

Odishan Institute of Maritime and South-East Asian Studies' major discoveries were the base of a circular hut, black on red-painted pottery, black-slipped ware, red-slipped ware and copper objects

Published on 3rd July 2021

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