Education

This section is a window to the education scenario of Jammu and Kashmir. It gives details about the policies, issues, initiatives and inspirational stories related to education.

Two Videos, Two Stories

For the last many years, social media is triggering decision-making within the government and society. Last week demonstrated it yet again when the Jammu...

‘We Are Trying To Technologically Equip Our Schools’

Director of School Education Kashmir, Tassaduq Hussain Mir is a busy man these days. He has to ensure that the government schools adopt and...

Online MBBS

The pandemic has forced the students enrolled with offshore medical schools to study virtually from home. This is putting a question mark over their...

How Insulin Killed The Practice of Keeping Diabetic Alive By Enforced Hunger?

by Jameel Barkat 100 years down the line, Insulin is still not flowing in the veins of the millions of people who desperately need it....

A Gatekeeper’s Tale

Serving at Government College for Women for four decades Mohammad Rafiq Shiekh has ushered in several generations of students into the college, reports Saifullah...

The Versatile Vice-Chancellor

by Ikhlaq Qadri Exactly this was a time of the year, 13 years ago in 2008, spring officially sprung, that I was finally a graduate....

A Rare School 

Curriculum, poor infrastructure and unimpressive service in public schools are pushing parents to enrol their wards in the private sector schools. This is despite...

Failing The Education Test

by Riyaz Wani The charges extracted from the students should be in direct proportion to the quality of the services rendered and to the extent...

Rare Success

After losing her books and both her parents during the process of examination and still making it with better scores sets Insha Lone apart,...

Contagion And Classroom

Coinciding with encouraging visitor footfalls, the return of the seasonal workforce and the traders, the Government reopened schools after 19 months. An elaborate exercise...

Biscoe’s Kashmir 1935

Missionary educationist, Cecil Earle Tyndale Biscoe (1863–1949) was a key player in pushing Kashmir to modern education and a better understanding of the world...

Why #Uni4Kashmir?

The rudimentary shifts dictated by the Fourth Industrial Revolution has posed newer challenges to societies across the globe. Dr Mehboob Makhdoomi, who was educated in...

A Reading Room 

A woman in Jammu sets up a library on her property to encourage students to read and gradually it is emerging a model for...

Jail Lawyer

Arrested while in the first year of graduation way back in 2013, a young man has cleared his graduation, acquired a law degree and...

Another Sheikh Abdullah

In Kashmir, the prestigious Aligarh Muslim University is linked to two towering personalities, both named Sheikh Abdullah. While one, almost every Kashmiri is aware...

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