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UP government to introduce NCERT textbooks for science, maths in madrasas

Science and maths have been made mandatory from a high-school level in all schools.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 30, 2017 5:38:48 pm
madrasas, up board, ncert, up govt There are about 16,000 madrasas in Uttar Pradesh. (Representational image)

The madrasa students will be taught science and mathematics from National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) books. The Uttar Pradesh’s Deputy Chief Minister today said the government has decided to add NCERT books of maths and science in Urdu. In this regard, madrasa board has started permission after taking permission from the state government.

Science and maths have been made mandatory from a high-school level in all schools.

There are about 16,000 madrasas in Uttar Pradesh, of which 560 are aided by the government.

Earlier, the Uttar Pradesh government had instructed madrasas to submit their details and register themselves on the newly launched website of the UP Madarsa Board — madarsaboard.upsdc.gov.in on August 18.

The details included pictures of classrooms or the total area, number of teachers, their Aadhaar numbers, account details. The aim of this exercise was to bring transparency in their working and bring qualitative improvement.

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