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Upendra Kushwaha launches the NCERT web portal for home delivery of books

Upendra Kushwaha, the Minister of State for Human Resource Development, has launched the NCERT’s Web portal for supply of textbooks to schools and individuals at a function in New Delhi on August 9, 2017. The portal will ensure better distribution of textbooks across the country and address the concerns of schools and parents, regarding unavailability ..

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Thorat Committee tables its recommendations

The Committee formed by the HRD Ministry to probe dissents to political science textbooks egressed by the NCERTas submitted its 39-page report, which has come in for predictable criticism. The Thorat committee advocated that 21 cartoons be blue-pencilled and some other changes be made to the textbooks for following year. The Thorat Committee report will ..

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Govt sets up committee to review NCERT’s textbooks

The Government has set up a committee in the wake of the cartoon row to review NCERT’s political science textbooks for schools. The committee, comprising 5 members from a social science background, will review the textbooks from the point of view of identifying educationally inappropriate material in them. Who will head this Committee? S K ..

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