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NCERT reviewing syllabi, textbooks to reduce load on students

December 17, 2021 9:39 am

🔴 On December 15, the NCERT director in-charge Sridhar Srivastava wrote to the heads of departments of the organisation to carry out the review by involving internal and external experts and propose the changes by December 28.

June 4, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Textbook Review

June 03, 2021 10:58 pm

The review will be under the overall guidance of the Centre with the guidelines been prepared by the NCERT.

Education Minister launches NCERT curriculum-based comic books for Classes 3 to 12

March 25, 2021 10:39 am

The books are created by the teachers of CBSE-affiliated schools and have been designed by NCERT based on its curriculum. The aim of this initiative is to increase the social and cultural sensitivity among children through teaching.

Will fight it, says Mamata Banerjee on recommendations to remove Rabindranath Tagore from NCERT books

July 26, 2017 5:52 am

Some of the other recommendations included — removing English, Urdu and Arabic words, a couplet by Mirza Ghalib; extracts from painter M F Hussain’s autobiography; references to the Mughal emperors as benevolent, to the BJP as a “Hindu” party, and to the National Conference as “secular” among others.

NCERT looks into textbooks to weed out gender bias

February 05, 2014 4:16 am

Justice Verma Committee also recommended that gender equality be integrated in the curriculum.

No malafide intent behind NCERT cartoons,says panel

September 26, 2012 12:01 am

The one-man committee of former education secretary B S Baswan,which submitted its report to the HRD Ministry,has said due process and procedure was followed in the vetting of content.

Indira cartoon that offended Sonia not among three NCERT panel wants dropped

September 05, 2012 2:21 am

The textbook development committee is yet to take a final decision

Thorat report hastily done,lacks depth: Monitoring panel

July 15, 2012 3:06 am

Immediate changes to be made in NCERT textbooks in the light of the cartoon debate.

Here are some of the cartoons deemed unsuitable for school

July 04, 2012 3:38 am

From the recommendations of the Thorat Committee that reviewed NCERT textbooks on social science and political science,a selection of the cartoons it wants removed and the text it wants changed,and why

‘Unfit’ cartoons out,here’s what is ‘fit’

July 03, 2012 3:04 am

Base them on themes,not personalities,and test how students react: panel