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Chhattisgarh: No kid to be failed till 5th class

Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government on Wednesday brought into force a rule which prohibits failing a student throughout the primary school years.

The state government notified rules under Right to Education Act, which also ban capitation fees for admission to pre-primary or primary schools.

No child will be detained in a class until standard fifth.

The rules also say that no primary school teacher would be allowed to give private tuitions.

The person/institute found to be taking capitation fees in any form would be fined as much as 10 times the amount taken.

No students to be failed till class five in Chg

Raipur, Aug 31 (PTI) Chhattisgarh government today brought into force a rule which prohibits failing a student throughout the primary school years. The state government notified rules under Right to Education Act, which also ban capitation fees for admission to pre-primary or primary schools. No child will be detained in a class until standard fifth. The rules also say that no primary school teacher would be allowed to give private tuitions. The person/institute found to be taking capitation fees in any form would be fined as much as 10 times the amount taken.

Inter-state school expo held

BHUBANESWAR: The two-day inter-state school science exhibition, held at DAV Pokhariput, concluded on Friday. As many as 120 students from 40 schools from� Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Orissa displayed their exhibits. The theme of the exhibition, organised by the CBSE, was ‘Science and Technology for challenges of life’.

Pandey new BAU VC

RANCHI: Governor M O H Farook on Friday appointed rice production expert M P Pandey as the vice-chancellor of Birsa Agriculture University (BAU). At present, Pandey is working in the same capacity at Indira Gandhi Agriculture University at Raipur in Chhattisgarh.

According to the principal secretary to the governor, Sudhir Tripathy, the governor approved the name of Pandey for the top post of BAU. Sources in the Raj Bhawan said Pandey was expected to join office in the second week of September.

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