Ganguly Committee

  • School at three? Parents say no, schools confused December 5, 2007

    New Delhi: With less than two weeks left before nursery admissions in Delhi schools start off, the state government has decided that schools may continue with the two-year pre-primary format but without the admission interview. This plan could be inviting legal trouble, as parents feel that three years is too early...
  • No interviews, lottery system for nursery admissions November 7, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has filed an affidavit in the High Court regarding nursery admissions. It says there will be no interviews or lottery system during admissions in an attempt to make the admission procedure transparent. However, the government says that it will be left to individual schools to decide...
  • HC raps Ganguly Committee, says only 1 yr pre-school needed September 26, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has accepted the Delhi government's affidavit and has ruled that from the 2008-09 academic session, there will be only one year of pre-primary education. The HC has also said that students will be admitted at the age of four to nursery and will reach...
  • Centre admits to pesticide in colas June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday admitted that there are pesticide residues in colas produced and sold in India. Submitting an affidavit in the Supreme Court on the pesticide content issue, the Union Health Ministry said there should be a minimum residual limit of 1 PPB in colas. The affidavit...
  • Nursery begins at 3 for Delhi kids June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday ruled that three years and above is the right age for children to seek admission in nursery classes. The Delhi government wanted four years to be set as the right age, but the High Court ruling will set a new rule for schools...
  • Questions over nursery admissions June 18, 2007

    Nursery admission process is on track keeping the Ganguly Committee's recommendations in mind. But some of the schools have found another way of circumventing the court's order. The humble enrollment form now has a long list of questions—some valid, some questionable. ...
  • India 360: Admission no child's play June 18, 2007

    Hundreds of parents in the Capital rushed to schools on Wednesday to see if their children made it to the nursery admissions list. The lists have been made following the recommendations of the Ganguly Committee, but it now seems that the recommendations have neither solved parents' problems nor made the...
  • State to set up nursery admission panel June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked the Delhi government to set up a committee to monitor nursery admissions which are currently going on in the Capital. The committee - comprising Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Chairman Ashok Ganguly, Principal of Delhi Public School's R K Puram branch...
  • India 360: Nursery admission ordeal December 11, 2006

    New Delhi: It's the big news for the little ones. The battle for nursery school admissions is a nightmare that just keeps getting worse. The future of toddlers is caught in a conflict between the Delhi High Court and the private schools in the Capital. So you do not live...
  • Nursery entry as per HC panel proposals November 3, 2006

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has ruled that nursery admissions for present academic year will happen as per the recommendations of the Ashok Ganguly Committee. The schools have been given one week's time to outline their objections and suggestions about the Ashok Ganguly Commitee report to the High Court....