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Center Boosts Education Sector

New Delhi: Union Minister of Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan, launched various initiatives in School and Teacher Education, developed by the Department of School Education & Literacy (DoSEL), Ministry of Education, today, at Kaushal Bhawan, New Delhi.

Also present at the event were the Secretary, DoSEL, Sanjay Kumar; Additional Secretary, DoSEL, Anandrao Patil; Joint Secretary, Institutions & Training, DoSEL, Prachi Pandey; Member Secretary, NCTE, Kesang Yangzom Sherpa; Chairman, National Educational Technology Forum NBA NAAC, Prof. Anil Sahasrabudhe; Chairperson, NETF, Prof. Chamu Krishna Shastry; Director, NCERT, Prof. Dinesh Prasad Saklani; Director, CIIL, Mysore, Dr. Shailendra Mohan; senior officials of the Ministry of Education, NCTE, NCERT and other dignitaries.

Shri Pradhan also launched the National Mission for Mentoring (NMM) and National Professional Standards for Teachers (NPST), 52 Primers in Indian languages, printed books on NMM and NPST, various schemes/guidelines with Video of SCERTs/DIETs; Video of Vidya Samiksha Kendra (VSK) and 200 TV Channels.

Shri Pradhan, while speaking at the event, declared the day to be a landmark day in taking a step ahead towards becoming Viksit Bharat by 2047.

He said that the launch of DIETS of Excellence, National Professional Standard for Teachers, National Mission for Mentoring, 52 Primers of NCERT, National Vidya Samiksha Kendra and 200 TV Channels will lead to the effective implementation of NEP 2020 at the grassroots, empower teachers and learners and will make quality education more inclusive, innovative and equitable.