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Karnataka: Government’s no bag day twice a week proposal draws flak

D Shashi Kumar, general secretary, Associated Management of Primary and Secondary Schools in Karnataka, said, “The government should think scientifically before making such rules.

published on : 12th September 2018

Pain in the bag 

Three-year-olds are lugging around 3-kg bags, and the weight only goes up with the grade. No surprise that doctors find school students consulting them for pain and slipped discs.

published on : 17th July 2018

No Bag Day: Follow Golden Rule of 10 percent of child's body weight

Recently the state Department of Public Instruction (DPI) announced ‘No Bag Day’ will be implemented once a week in all schools from the next academic year.

published on : 6th December 2017

Parents, experts boo at ‘silly’ no bag day in all Karnataka schools from next year

They ask what happened to recommendations given by govt-appointed committee more than a year ago; Ask for more comprehensive plan that places accountability on schools

published on : 26th November 2017