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Don’t think children carry heavy school bags, says Bombay HC

However during hearing, the bench observed that no new directive was necessary to limit the weight of school bags.

09 Jul 2019 3:21 AM

State yet to lighten school bags

Meanwhile, parents have been repeatedly complaining about the burden of school bags being carried by the students.

02 Dec 2018 2:18 AM

HC asks state to report on reduction of bags’ weight

The court then asked the state to file a reply after three weeks.

04 Oct 2018 1:07 AM

Govt takes steps to reduce weight of schoolbags, says Partha Chatterjee

Chatterjee said he has asked the Syllabus Committee to reduce the weight of school bags.

03 Jan 2018 1:00 AM

More than lighter bags, teachers root for health

For parents however, carrying lighter schoolbags seems to be most important.

04 Nov 2017 1:55 AM


Still no survey to check weight of schoolbags

The GR said that the weight of schoolbags should be 1/10th the weight of students.

04 Nov 2017 1:51 AM

School bags distributed in Gujarat reveal hidden photo of Akhilesh Yadav

some 12,000 school bags distributed in government-run primary schools in this tribal-dominated district bear the picture of Akhilesh Yadav.

13 Jun 2017 7:40 PM

HRD Ministry working on fresh norms to reduce burden of bags

'We are preparing norms for CBSE schools that bundles of books and notebooks do not have to be needlessly carried,' Javadekar said.

15 Feb 2017 3:24 PM