(PMMVY) Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

Under-nutrition continues to adversely affect majority of women in India. In India, every third woman is undernourished and every second woman is anaemic. An undernourished mother almost inevitably gives birth to a low birth...

Torchbearer Of Grit

June 2013 By SHABIR ALI “I would take a tape recorder to class and record the lectures. Then I would listen to them repeatedly and in the examination hall dictate it to my scribe,"     He was born...

Govt extends summer vacation in schools in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Government has extended summer vacations in educational institutions in Kashmir Valley till July 24. "In view of the prevailing situation in Kashmir, we have extended summer vacation by one week," sources said. Earlier, government in...

SKUAST(K) to develop herbal garden at one school in each district

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 24: Vice Chancellor, Sheri- Kashmir University of Agricultural Science and Technology (SKUAST) Professor Nazeer Ahmed today said that environmental education is a dividend to save the natural heritage of Kashmir. The V-C expressed...

Dwindling Numbers

Despite having the best brains in the form of teachers, the government-run schools in Kashmir are witnessing a fast depletion in enrolment of students due to lack of basic infrastructure and outdated systems of...

JK needs earthquake resistant schools

By: BILAL HUSSAIN KASHMIR SCAN : NOVEMBER 2013  Children in schools are the most vulnerable during an earthquake disaster If not all, at least educated lots in Jammu and Kashmir are well aware of the fact that...

ODIS for Children 0-3 Years of Age as Part of the Early Childhood Care

Operational Directive for Implementation of Services (ODIS) for Children 0-3 Years of Age as Part of the Early Childhood Care Education and Development under ICDS  Importance of early stimulation and care in development Stimulation...

‘To succeed, be focussed, patient and work hard’

October 2013 Tahir Mohiudin Wani qualified the Kashmir Administrative Service exam 2012 with rank 6, the first person from the remote Machil area in Kupwara to clear the exam. Shahid Andrabi interviews him for Kashmir Scan. When...

Goodwill Hunting

Kashmir Scan, August 2014  By KS Correspondent  Three years after employing a retired bureaucrat, the Jammu and Kashmir Academy for Art, Culture and Languages is again on a look out for a new Secretary. Kashmir Scan tries...

LADLI BETI

LADLI Beti Scheme has been launched in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in 2015-16. The scheme is under implementation in 6 districts of the state on a pilot basis. These districts are Jammu,...

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