Navodians Killed in road mishap

Four Navodians died in UP, when a cab collided with a truck in Gorakhpur.

The accident took place in Sunday morning near Gorakhpur. Twelve students of class 10th of Navodaya Vidyalaya Gorakhpur were returning from an academic tour. Local villagers tried to rescue the students, but when they could not help, they called police.

The cab-driver also died in the accident. The truck driver and cleaner escaped.

Teachers Day - JNV Staff On Fast

This Teachers day will not be usual for all the teaching, non-teaching employees of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas' (JNV) across India, all Staff will observe a fast on Teacher's Day.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) action committee chose this to draw attention of the authorities to their demand of introduction of GPF-cum-pension scheme for those who have jointed prior to January 1, 2004.

JNV, Kasargod issued this statement on behalf of the committee and stated that employees of JNV and NVS were inducted initially during the period of inception in 1986 to 1989 on deputation and from 1989 onwards 50% of the employees continued to be on deputation. Strangely those who joined JNV before 2004 are not a part of Govt's GPF - Pension scheme.

JNV GOA joins the Pension Protest

Both JNV Goa schools have joined the rest of the JNV across the country to prove a point, they intend to meet the representative of the center for the implementation of the Government of India pension and provident fund to JNV employees who joined before 1 January 2004.

The Secretary of the All-India Forum Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya principal and rector of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Canacona said that they are happy with the Government of India's decision of new pension scheme to the employees of NVS , however the Govt should check and modify the pension system for staff who joined before 01.01.2004 , he also quotted the CCS Pension Rules, 1972.

The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in Canacona and Valpoi are the two schools functioning under the NVS in Goa.

NRI Provides IIT Training for JNV Jharkhand

Forty selected students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Jharkhand are being trained for a 2 year free residential IIT coaching programme, thanks to an NRI, Mohinish Oberoi, based in the US as he donates 2 per cent grant from his salary.

Mohinish adopted the JNV school and decided to financially support intelligent but economically poor students.

His Non-Profit Organization "Dakshina Foundation" has ties with a coaching institute to train Class XI students. also the chosen students has family income less then Rs 3,000 per month.

Principal feels that it will be great honour if these students crack IIT next year. Also during the training, the teachers of JNV are motivating the students to be self-dependent and giving them necessary guidelines to solve difficult tasks by themselves.

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