HRD Ministry launches Curriculum for Life Skills (Jeevan Kaushal) designed by UGC
Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Sanjay Dhotre launched the Curriculum for Life Skills or Jeevan Kaushal designed by University Grants Commission (UGC) in New Delhi.
About Curriculum for Life Skills (Jeevan Kaushal)
Curriculum for Life Skills (Jeevan Kaushal) encourages development of life skills in every individual as an essential part of wholesome learning. Importance of this new curriculum initiative of UGC on life skills is that this will lead to improvement in collective efficiency of country’s young population.
It addresses the problem of prevalent obsession with earning marks in different examinations. This current examination-driven education encourages narrow and selective reading and rote learning, which ultimately leads to deficit in actual learning.
In real life, one also needs to be skilled for coping with diverse situations that one may encounter in life.