NCERT Current Affairs, GK & News

NCERT and ISLRTC to sign MoU to help deaf children access education material

On October 6, 2020, the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) and Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to make the education material accessible to the deaf children. Highlights Under the MoU, educational print materials, teachers’ handbook, supplementary materials and NCERT Textbooks are to be converted ..

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NCERT survey report: Over 27% students don’t have access to gadgets for online classes

A survey conducted by NCERT shows at least 27% of the students do not have access to smart devices to attend online classes. Key findings of the report The survey was conducted over 34,000 participants, including students, parents, teaching staff, and school principals of renowned schools. Some percentage of students and parents opined that lack ..

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Union Government to launch two-month outreach on Education policy

The Union Government is planning to launch a two-month-long national outreach program on the new National Education Policy (NEP) to bring on board all the stakeholders, including states and institutions so that they can understand the details of the policy and its structural reforms. The advantages and the facilities under this policy will also be ..

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Alternative Academic Calendar released by Ministry of HRD

On April 23, 2020, the Ministry of Human Resources and Development has released an alternative academic calendar for the primary and upper primary classes, that is till Class VIII. Highlights The calendar has been prepared by the NCERT guided by the Ministry of HRD. The aim of the calendar is to keep students engaged meaningfully ..

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Fuel Conservation Campaign ‘Saksham’ to be launched on 16th January

A mega people-centric fuel conservation campaign of the Petroleum Conservation Research Association(PCRA)named ‘Saksham’ will be launched at New Delhi on Thursday, 16th January 2020 by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan. PCRA is an organization established in 1978 under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas by the ..

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