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Odisha school and mass education department manages over 60000 schools in the State and is responsible for the education of about 65 lakh students.(Hindustan Times Media)

To improve learning outcomes in schools, Odisha plans to grade them

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 09:25 PM IST
The State’s department of school and mass education has sent a concept note to its district and block education officers detailing the procedure of benchmarking of primary (Classes 2-8) schools into Gold, Silver and Bronze categories under a programme called Garima or school certification programme.
A total of 6,498 schools have been damaged in cyclone Fani that ravaged 14 districts in Odisha(AFP)
A total of 6,498 schools have been damaged in cyclone Fani that ravaged 14 districts in Odisha(AFP)

6,498 schools damaged in cyclone Fani in Odisha

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2019 08:47 PM IST
The School and Mass Education department in Odisha has assessed a loss of Rs 417.83 crore due to the cyclone, said Information and Public Relations secretary Sanjay Kumar Singh.
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