HRD starts 70-point grading index to assess state school edu
This will give the correct picture of where every state stands. There will be a fair competition to improve each other's performances, he said.
The ministry has also decided to print more books of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) as it said there were only 2 crore books two years ago.
"This year, our target is to print 6 crore books. If parents want to send their wards to private schools, they have the right to get cheaper and quality books," Javadekar said.
"The school curriculum will also be reviewed to ensure holistic education in which there will be time for physical education, value education, life skill education and experiential learning," he added.
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