Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' appealed to provide suggestions regarding reducing the syllabus of the school. He appealed all the teachers, academics and educational institutions to make their suggestions. Minister had decided to reduce school syllabus for the academic year due to the loss caused by the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic.
HRD Minister tweeted, "Under the present circumstances from all over the country #CBSE In view of the demand to reduce the syllabus of the school, there is an appeal to all teachers, academics and educational institutions to make their suggestions in this direction. #SyllabusForStudents2020 My twitter with @DrRPNishank Or Ministry Twitter @HRDMinistry share on."
वर्तमान परिस्थितियों में देशभर से #CBSE के पाठ्यक्रम को कम करने की मांग को देखते हुए सभी शिक्षकों, शिक्षाविदों और शैक्षणिक संस्थानों से अपील है कि वे इस दिशा में अपने सुझाव #SyllabusForStudents2020 के साथ मेरे ट्विटर @DrRPNishank या मंत्रालय के ट्विटर @HRDMinistry पर साझा करें। pic.twitter.com/QjotaiHgf2— Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) June 9, 2020
In a video message, Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' mentioned that a lot of requests are receiving from parents and teachers. We are thinking about the option of reduction in the syllabus besides instructional hours for the coming academic year 2020-2021.
He requested all teachers, academicians and educationists to share their suggestions regarding this issue using #SyllabusForStudents2020 on MHRD's or my Twitter and Facebook page. Hence, the minister can take up a decision.
The educational institutions including universities across the country have been closed since Janata Curfew, i.e., March 22 followed by nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.
Earlier, HRD Minister has announced the new exam schedule for pending papers of CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 board examination 2020. The annual exams will be held between July 2 and 15, 2020.