NCERT denies reports claiming ‘Ramayana, Mahabharata will be taught as a part of history in schools’; details
NCERT is modifying the school curriculum to align with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, and the new NCERT textbooks are projected to be ready for the upcoming academic session.
NCERT proposes replacing ‘India’ with ‘Bharat’ in books, also seeks to teach ‘classical history’ instead of ‘ancient history’
Bharat is an age-old name. The use of the name Bharat finds its mention in ancient texts such as Vishnu Purana, which is 7,000 years old, committee's chairperson CI Isaac said.
NCERT forms 19-member high-level committee including Sudha Murthy, Bibek Debroy, Shankar Mahadevan & others to develop new school textbooks
NCERT has formed 19-member high level committee to develop new school syllabus and textbooks as per the NEP
Kerala govt decides to teach content deleted from NCERT books, SCERT to publish supplementary textbooks
After getting the go-ahead from the state government, the Education Department is planning to introduce supplementary textbooks for classes XI and XII.
Read how a CPM govt had ordered deletion of all mentions of atrocities by Muslim rulers, as party MP complains about ‘deleting Mughals’ from...
The letter written by Viswam is directly in contrast with the previous stance of the CPM government in West Bengal, which had ordered that there should be no mention of Muslim atrocities in textbooks during their tenure.
The deleted paragraph from the class 11 sociology textbook "Understanding Society" discussed how class, religion, and ethnicity frequently result in the segregation of residential areas and used the communal unrest in Gujarat in 2002 as an example of how communal unrest contributes to ghettoization.
The NCERT director has refuted media reports that chapters on the Mughal period have been dropped from class 12 history textbooks
Mainstream media widely speculated that NCERT has amended its publications, notably the 12th-class History book, and removed certain chapters on the Mughal empire
NCPCR writes to NCERT over Harsh Mander story in school textbook, says it fails the Juvenile Justice Act
NCPCR stated that the book has been revised 5 times between 2016 and 2021 without referring to the law of the land and without being sensitive to the issue of child protection.
‘Include section on Vedas, review portrayal of freedom fighters in school textbooks’: Parliamentary Committee on Education
A Parliamentary committee on education has stated that educational content for students should be "free of biases".
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