Kanyashree Scheme
West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.22

Brave new world for three tribal girls

Sixteen years ago, three tribal girls from two villages in Purulia enrolled at a local primary school to become first-generation learners of their area. Recently, Moyna Maji, Rebati Murmu and Krishna...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.21

Bid to bring back dropouts to schools

The South 24-Parganas district administration has launched an endeavour to bring back children who were compelled to leave studies for financial reasons back to school, in a move that will be amalgama...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

Care for babies at Duare camp

Sagar block administration in South 24-Parganas has gone out of its way to take care of kids who are accompanying their mothers to a Duare Sarkar camp that has been witnessing long queues and prolonge...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.21

Order on cash scheme form help

Bengal chief secretary H.K. Dwivedi has asked district magistrates to ensure that elected panchayat members, clubs and villagers are kept out of assisting women in filling up application forms of Laks...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.21

Data operator held for stealing Kanyashree cash

Police have arrested an outsourced computer operator of a school in South 24-Parganas for allegedly stealing Rs 8 lakh meant for Kanyashree beneficiaries. The accused, Sandip Roy, allegedly replaced ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Joynagar


West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.21

HS topper now face of Kanyashree

Higher secondary topper Rumana Sultana, 18, is now the Murshidabad brand ambassador of Kanyashree, making her the first official face of the state government’s flagship scheme to encourage the e...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

Opinion  /  Published 20.02.21

Enter the master: politics and education

Politicians in India believe that power is equal to mastery in every sphere. Education, for example, is firmly in their hands, irrespective of their experience of academia. Usually governments are rel...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.20

Madrasah clerk faces scholarship bribe slur

A clerk at a state-aided madrasah in the Chanchal subdivision of Malda has been accused of demanding money from girl students while promising them enrollment in a state-run scholarship scheme launched...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.20

Bengal’s Republic Day tableau rejected

The Bengal government’s Republic Day tableau proposal has been rejected, the defence ministry said on Wednesday. The expert committee tasked with choosing the tableaux examined Bengal’s proposal i...
By PTI and Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.18

Teen flees marriage in Kuktali, alerts school

A Class XI student in Kultali, South 24-Parganas, alerted her school that her parents were trying to marry her off before landing up at the police station on Tuesday.Cops took the girl to the block de...
By Our Special Correspondent


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