Tag: No Bag Day

State puts Cap on School Bag weight
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State puts Cap on School Bag weight

May 4, 2019

Bans homework for Class 1 and 2 students; Every Third Saturday will be ‘No Bag Day’ Mysore: The State Government has stepped in to reduce homework for school students and restrict the weight of their school bags. The weight of the school bag has been in debate for years and experts have often opined that…

City schools already have ‘No Bag Day’
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City schools already have ‘No Bag Day’

May 4, 2019

Mysore: Much ahead of the Department of Primary and Secondary Education issuing a circular stating that every third Saturday of a month must be observed as a ‘No Bag Day’, certain schools in Mysuru have already put this system into practice. Speaking to Star of Mysore, Principal of Vijaya Vittala School S.P. Asha said that…

‘No Bag Day’ at City School catches everyone’s attention
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‘No Bag Day’ at City School catches everyone’s attention

November 14, 2017

Vijaya Vittala School introduces this novel initiative every second Saturday Mysuru: It was Mysuru’s own renowned novelist R.K. Narayan who had raised the issue of school children carrying heavy school bags in Rajya Sabha more than 30 years ago. Even after all these years, the problem has remained, as children continue to lug heavy bags…

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