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.
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.
February 05, 2014 4:16 am
Justice Verma Committee also recommended that gender equality be integrated in the curriculum.
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.
September 05, 2012 2:21 am
The textbook development committee is yet to take a final decision
July 15, 2012 3:06 am
Immediate changes to be made in NCERT textbooks in the light of the cartoon debate.
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
July 03, 2012 3:04 am
Base them on themes,not personalities,and test how students react: panel
May 24, 2012 2:18 am
His bills stuck since 2009,heres how much he has accommodated to push some of them through.
May 17, 2012 12:05 am
Participating in the discussion on the amendments to the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admissions) Act,2006,Samajwadi Party member Shailendra Kumar demanded the MPs should have quota of at least six children for admissions into Kendriya Vidyalayas.