From this year, Kannada is compulsory in all schools
- Starting this academic year, students will be taught Kannada in all schools in the State, including private, linguistic minority and Central board schools. Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Tanveer Sait, who made the announcement on Thursday, said children would start learning the subject from class one.
- A circular to this effect was issued on May 29. Stringent action, including withdrawal of the no-objection certificate issued by the Education Department, would be initiated in case of non-compliance, Mr. Sait said.
- Textbooks for the subject are ready and 99.89% of printing has been completed. Digitised versions of Kannada textbooks will be made available online.
- On Kannada-medium schools in border areas and in other States, he said the department was studying two reports on protecting Kannada, submitted by activist Vatal Nagaraj and writer Baragur Ramachandrappa.
- “There are two Kannada-medium high schools in neighbouring Goa. We have written to the Goa government with an offer to give question papers and evaluate the answer sheets. We are awaiting a response,” he said.
- The District Institutes of Education and Training, which have tied up with the Regional Institute of Education, have trained 5,400 teachers with the aim of improving the quality of English teaching in government schools.
- These teachers, who are now master trainers, will be posted to the 4,100 clusters where they will train other teachers, the Minister said.
Researchers have identified a brain region that links anxious temperament to low social status. In the study, researchers performed a series of experiments on rats to identify the brain areas involved ...READ MORE
New policy on education for children with special needs The Department of Primary and Secondary Education will frame a draft policy on the education for children with special needs. This will ...READ MORE
Blockchain is the technology behind web-based cryptocurrency bitcoin. Cyrptocurrencies such as bitcoin have been making a lot of buzz over the last few years The underlying blockchain technology emerged from the shadows of cryptocurrencies ...READ MORE
Kambala season to begin on 11th Nov Kambala, the traditional buffalo slush track race, is set to begin in the coastal belt from November 11, with the Supreme Court refusing to pass ...READ MORE
The country is witnessing a start-up revolution and to harness the potential of India’s innovators and entrepreneurs a vibrant financial ecosystem is essential. India’s is at number three in terms of Start-ups ...READ MORE
Forest Survey of India (FSI) has chosen Kodagu in Karnataka to implement the theoretical model of the National Forest Monitoring System (NFMS). E Vikram, deputy director, FSI, Deharadun on 2nd March ...READ MORE
Scientific name: Gazella bennetti About the animal Indian Gazelles are called shy animals as they always act themselves as an alert nature and usually it roams alone in the wild regions. Not very ...READ MORE
The Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council secretariats are finding it difficult to maintain records of speeches and statements made by members on the floor of the Houses. With members of ...READ MORE
State-owned PSUs incur Rs 1,265 cr loss in FY17 Karnataka government-owned public sector companies have reported a loss of Rs 1,265.37 crore for the year ended March 2017. Out of 90 working ...READ MORE
Anxiety is related to social status
Today’s Current Affairs – Karnataka – For KAS
Blockchain – Technology behind Bit coin
Karnataka Current Affairs – KAS/KPSC Exams – 8th
Start ups ecosystem in India
Kodagu chosen for pilot study of National Forest
State to digitise all legislature proceedings
Karnataka Current Affairs – KAS/KPSC Exams – 23rd
Karnataka-Urban Development-Urban Slums