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Delhiwale: The man who sold school bags

  • Almost every mask in Mr Alam’s stall is black, and neatly packed in plastic, as if to assure a potential buyer that it hasn’t been touched by any germs before.
Glimpsing into a pavement trader’s pandemic-era life.(HT Photo)
Glimpsing into a pavement trader’s pandemic-era life.(HT Photo)
Published on Jul 13, 2021 04:25 AM IST
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By Mayank Austen Soofi, New Delhi

A day without school bag: Rajasthan govt school students to have No-Bag day on Saturdays

Though there would be no studies on the said day, activities related to happiness therapy, literature and culture, sports, personality development, moral values, scout, tips to stay healthy etc shall be organised for the students.
Student With heavy school bag(HT File)
Student With heavy school bag(HT File)
Updated on Feb 21, 2020 09:14 AM IST
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Jaipur | By Indo Asian News Service

Odisha government to check weight of school bags in state

The Odisha Government on Thursday decided to start inspection of schools to ensure implementation of the guidelines regarding the weight of school bags of the students of classes 1st to 10th.
Representative(HT File)
Representative(HT File)
Published on Aug 04, 2019 10:58 AM IST
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No more school bags: Gujarat primary school students enjoy ‘bag free’ education

The children come to the school empty-handed, study with the help of study kits and leave the schools after depositing them back. They are not given any homework and are taught using practical methods like storytelling, songs and acting.
Representative(HT File)
Representative(HT File)
Updated on Jul 23, 2019 03:35 PM IST
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Vadodara | By Asian News International

Bombay high court dismisses PIL seeking orders to make school bags lighter

If the petitioner believed bags are still heavy, then students probably do not carry books as per the timetable but take all books which result in excess weight, the HC bench said.
The court held that the weight of school bags was not as much as it used to be.(Hindustan Times)
The court held that the weight of school bags was not as much as it used to be.(Hindustan Times)
Published on Jul 09, 2019 12:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai

The e-way out of heavy school bags

Can digital learning help reduce the weight of schools bags? Some schools tried it and failed, while a few succeeded. HT tries to find out if technology can ease the burden on children and the challenges in implementing it
A class at Delhi Public School, Faridabad. The school has successfully implemented tablet-based learning and says it has been able to reduce the weight of bags by 70%.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
A class at Delhi Public School, Faridabad. The school has successfully implemented tablet-based learning and says it has been able to reduce the weight of bags by 70%.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 09, 2018 04:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Manoj Sharma and Fareeha Iftikhar

School bags may take time to shed weight in Gurugram

The Union ministry of human resources and development (MHRD) had sent a circular to all states and Union Territories last week, directing them to put in place guidelines, fixing the weight of school bags
Parents said that unless there is enforcement by the Haryana government, the guidelines are likely to be brushed aside(HT File Photo)
Parents said that unless there is enforcement by the Haryana government, the guidelines are likely to be brushed aside(HT File Photo)
Published on Dec 04, 2018 10:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar

Reduce weight of school bags: MHRD

According to a recent circular by the ministry, weight of schoolbag of Class 1 and 2 students shall not exceed 1.5kg. The allowed weight of schoolbags for Class 3 to 5 is 2-3kg, for Classes 6 to 7 is 4kg, for classes 8 to 9 is 4.5kg and for Class-10 students is 5kg.
The heavy weight bag is resulting in serious spine problems among kids as they have complains of backache at young age(HT File Photo)
The heavy weight bag is resulting in serious spine problems among kids as they have complains of backache at young age(HT File Photo)
Published on Nov 28, 2018 11:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Deepa Sharma Sood, Ludhiana

Activist to start campaign against heavy school bags

Activist Swati Patil, who has an on-going litigation in the Bombay high court (HC) over the issue of heavy school bags, will start a social media campaign along with awareness sessions after Diwali.
City-based activist will start an awareness campaign against heavy school bags among schools and parents(HT File Photo)
City-based activist will start an awareness campaign against heavy school bags among schools and parents(HT File Photo)
Published on Nov 08, 2018 11:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

Children leave garbage sacks, pick school bags to begin new life

Ajmer district administration helps 20 poor children to bring them into mainstream of society
Ajmer district collector Arti Dogra and SP Rajendra Singh with the children at school on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Ajmer district collector Arti Dogra and SP Rajendra Singh with the children at school on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 05, 2018 10:31 PM IST
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