Samir Ranjan Dash

New academic session kicks off

Officials of the department said as part of the commencement of the new academic session, ‘Pravesh Utsav’ will be observed in all schools from April 4 to welcome students.

published on : 4th April 2023

‘Mid-day meals continued in Odisha amid Central delay’

Dash reasoned that since the supplementary budget of the state government was passed a month before in September, it was not possible to increase the state share proportionately.

published on : 25th March 2023

UDISE information approved, uploaded by state: Ministry

The report said dropout rate in state was higher than national average

published on : 24th March 2023

Plus II enrollment in 106 upgraded schools this session in Bhubaneswar

Notably, the state government had announced to start Class XI in these schools as a measure to bring down the dropout rate further in schools. 

published on : 23rd March 2023

Odisha urges Centre to release pending PM-POSHAN funds

School and Mass Education minister Samir Ranjan Dash in a letter to Pradhan sought release of the second installment of funds under PM-POSHAN to the tune of Rs 30,895 lakh for the year 2022-23.

published on : 17th March 2023

Class X exam: Odisha Education Minister orders probe over viral audio-tape

In the viral audio, a guardian is allegedly heard asking a school teacher for favour of malpractice for a student in an examination centre.

published on : 12th March 2023