New NCERT Books To Include Swachh Bharat, Beti Bachao

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao and Digital India campaigns as well as demonetisation are set to be included in NCERT textbooks for the next academic session.

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), an autonomous organisation that advises the Union government on school education, is in the final lap of identifying changes to its 182 textbooks on different subjects.  The NCERT is learnt to have agreed to 221 suggestions received from schoolteachers on its portal and another 1,113 received from other sources. Of these, the larger number of changes have been made to science (573), social science (316) and Sanskrit (136) textbooks for Classes VI-XII.

Read more of this informative report by Ritika Chopra published in The Indian Express....

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