Odisha Schools

Odisha: Offline classes resume for class 8 after 18 months

Though classes will be conducted offline, the department has kept the online option open for the students.

published on : 26th October 2021

Holidays for school students from Oct 9 to 20

The Odisha Government on Friday announced holidays for school students from October 9 to 20 in wake of the ensuing festivals. 

published on : 9th October 2021

Smart classes on the way, but teachers not there

Close to 500 sanctioned school teacher posts including Headmaster posts lie vacant in Jagatsinghpur alone as the Odisha State government pushes its ambitious High School Transformation Programme.

published on : 10th September 2021

Schools with new Covid cases being shut: Odisha education minister

Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said two schools that reported the Covid-19 outbreak were immediately closed and the education department officials have kept an eye on the situation.

published on : 8th September 2021

Odisha’s school makeover plan begins from Hinjili

Transformation programme was launched in 10 schools of Ganjam, 1,070 schools across the State will be covered in phases

published on : 22nd August 2021

YouTube classes for 'stay at home' +2 students soon in Odisha

In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the department, apart from conducting classes in physical mode, is also telecasting them on Doordarshan.

published on : 19th August 2021

Odisha: Process for admission to Plus Two begins

School and Mass Education minister Samir Ranjan Dash said the admission process will be conducted through SAMS portal and the detailed schedule will be released by the department soon.  

published on : 11th August 2021

Schools reopen in Odisha but no money to run ST/SC hostels

Schools under compulsion to run the hostels and as available resources are too meagre, some of them are resorting to borrowing and personal spending to meet expenditure.

published on : 11th August 2021

Relief for students, parents still wary as Odisha schools reopen

Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said attendance is expected to rise as parents want their wards to continue classes in offline mode

published on : 27th July 2021

Odisha Congress questions school reopening decision

When only 40 per cent of the teachers and staff are fully vaccinated and rest have taken first dose, how can the government allow reopening of schools, Congress spokesperson Sudarsan Das asked.

published on : 25th July 2021

65 high schools to get facelift under 5-T plan in Odisha

These high schools will start functioning from November 14, on the occasion of Children’s Day, this year.

published on : 24th July 2021

Orissa High Court stays order quashing school merger plan

The notification issued on March 11 by the School and Mass Education department envisaged merger of nearly 16,000 primary schools with upper primary schools.

published on : 21st July 2021

Out of seasonal hostels, children of migrants turn labourers: Study

Education of children of migrant labourers of the State has come to a halt with schools closed and classes going virtual since the Covid-19 outbreak.

published on : 19th July 2021

Odisha: DEOs asked to ensure COVID norms on school campuses

The DEOs have been asked to ensure that classrooms and campuses are disinfected and cleaned regularly and a daily record of areas cleaned be maintained.

published on : 19th July 2021

No student in Odisha will be forced to attend offline class

The district Collector will also direct schools to immediately shut down in case their zone is declared as a containment zone.

published on : 18th July 2021
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