Timings of UP schools changed from Monday, High Court gave this order on teacher's earned leave
Council and recognized schools of the state up to class 8th will open from 9.00 am from Monday. The government has decided to start school at the previously scheduled time as soon as the weather opens. In view of the severe cold in the state, the timings of council schools were changed from 10 am to 3 pm from January 23. Basic Education Council Secretary Pratap Singh Baghel has issued an order saying that from February 12, council and recognized schools will be operated at the previously decided time (from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm). Let us tell you that due to the cold wave in the state, initially schools from class one to eight were closed, later when these schools were opened, their timings were kept from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm. The weather in the state has improved in the last two-three days. The sun has been shining since morning. Due to this, changes have been made in the timings of schools. However, the Meteorological Department has predicted rain again around 12 to 15 February. On the other hand, the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court has ordered to take a decision on the earned leave of teachers of Basic Education Department within three months.
High Court should take decision on leave of teachers
The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has ordered the Principal Secretary Basic Education to take a decision within 3 months on the representation regarding earned leave to the teachers. Justice Neeraj Tiwari of Lucknow Bench has given this order after hearing advocate Amit Mishra on the petition of petitioner Upendra Mani Mishra and 5 others. Teachers of Basic Education Department were demanding earned leave for a long time. Advocate Amit Mishra of the petitioners said that the court has ordered that a legal decision should be taken within three months on the representation given by the petitioners on April 29, 2023.
40 lakh students increased in schools- CM Yogi
CM Yogi Adityanath said about the education system in the UP Legislative Council on Friday that extensive efforts have been made to bring equality in education in the state, which will be helpful in removing social inequality. During the Question Hour, on the question of Dr. Akash Aggarwal, the Chief Minister said that the efforts to improve the level of education in UP in the last seven years are well known. Efforts have been made to improve the infrastructure in 1,32,000 schools in the Basic Education Council under the Kayakalp Abhiyan. He said that more than 40 lakh new children have taken admission in government schools of the state. CM Yogi said that all the children are being provided bags, books, shoes, socks, sweaters. Not only this, efforts are being made to implement NCERT syllabus phase wise in UP Board also. Today, when the Basic Education Council is providing the same curriculum, it is not necessary for us to send our children to private schools. The Chief Minister said that the 'Go to School' campaign is run in April and July. The increase of 40 lakh new children in the schools of the Basic Education Department of the state shows that the efforts made by the government are yielding results and the objective of RTE is being fulfilled. In response to another question, the Chief Minister said that the government is providing Rs 1200 in the bank account of each student's parent for bag, book, shoe, sock, sweater.