Updated: July 5, 2021 1:52:30 pm
The Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education will launch National Initiative for Proficiency in Reading with Understanding and Numeracy (NIPUN Bharat) on July 5, 2021. It will be launched virtually by Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.
Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank', Minister of Education, Government of India will be launching "National Initiative for Proficiency in Reading with Understanding and Numeracy (NIPUN Bharat)" as a part of the National Mission on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy #NIPUNBharat pic.twitter.com/c4Q1g5W8rN
— Ministry of Education (@EduMinOfIndia) July 4, 2021
A short video, anthem and implementation guidelines on NIPUN Bharat will also be launched during this programme. Senior officers from the school education department from all states and UTs, senior officials of the department and heads of institutions will also attend the event.
The vision of NIPUN Bharat Mission is to create an enabling environment to ensure universal acquisition of foundational literacy and numeracy, so that every child achieves the desired learning competencies in reading, writing and numeracy by the end of Grade 3, by 2026-27.
NIPUN Bharat will be implemented by the Department of School Education and Literacy and a five-tier implementation mechanism will be set up at the national- state- district- block- school level in all states and UTs, under the aegis of the centrally sponsored scheme of Samagra Shiksha.
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