In Pune, 95 per cent schools don't meet all 10 RTE norms

Pune, Aug. 14, 2013: Around 95.5% schools in Pune district don't comply with the 10 infrastructural parameters under Right To Education (RTE) Act, 2009. This was revealed in the District Information System for Education (DISE) report for 2012-13 prepared ....

10,000 cr for sanitation, waste management in villages near Pune

Pune, July 4, 2013: The Centre has approved the state government’s Rs 10,392-crore plan for implementation of sanitation and waste management projects in rural areas. The plan will be implemented in 27,902 villages across 33 districts over the next 10 y....

More girls dropped out in 2013 says ASER 2013 Report

Pune, Jan 17, 2014: The emphasis on school infrastructure as per the Right to Education Act notwithstanding, the dropout rate among girls in the 7-16 age group shot up last year, when over 14% girls went missing from schools in rural parts of Maharashtra....

Pune: Think before you dump waste in public places

Pune, Jan 6, 2014: Violators may face stringent fines in Pune. The next time you are disposing off garbage in an inappropriate place, think twice. The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) might soon impose fine or take stringent action against those who fail.....

Only 10% state schools meet all 10 RTE norms, Pune

Pune, Aug 3, 2013: Only 7,355 of the 67,718 government schools in the state fulfil all 10 infrastructure indicators laid down by the Right to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act. As many as 3,711 schools do not meet even 50% of the 10 RTE norms.....

Welfare schemes for sanitation workers needed

Pune , July 11, 2013: Member of National Commission for conservancy staff, Shyoraj Jivan expressed the need for effective implementation of welfare schemes for the sanitation workers. Jivan was addressing a meeting during his recent visit to the city. He....