Complete consultations on education policy by August: Govt to NCERT

By Pti

New Delhi, Feb 4: The government has asked NCERT to complete the process of consultations on the new education policy with stakeholders by August and submit a report to it by September.

HRD Minister Smriti Irani also favoured publication of a book by NCERT portraying the life of great freedom fighters. Chairing a general council meeting of the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT), she called upon the states and all the stakeholders to give their suggestions on the new education policy.

Education policy to be completed by August

 

With the deliberation on the policy kicking off on January 26, she said NCERT should also reach out to various stakeholders seeking their feedbacks and aspirations.

"This exercise is to be completed by August and the report submitted by September 2015," an official statement said.

Irani also accepted suggestions for publishing a book which celebrates the achievements of women in their chosen fields.

During the deliberation, she said NCERT in consultation with the Ministry of Defence should publish a book that contains a collection of eminent freedom fighters of the country and it should be named as Veer Gaatha, officials in the HRD Ministry said.

She, however, did not name the freedom fighters who would find a place in the book.

PTI

For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

    --Or--
    Select a Field of Study
    Select a Course
    Select UPSC Exam
    Select IBPS Exam
    Select Entrance Exam
    JOIN US ON SOCIAL NETWORKS

    Thousands of Careerindia readers receive our evening newsletter.
    Have you subscribed?

    For great career opportunity, get instant updates on Education, Career & Job
    Careerindia

    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Done
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Careerindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Careerindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more