Ranchi: Uttarakhand Education Minister Tansingh Rawat has said that students should be taught Bhagavad Gita, Ramayana and Vedas in schools. He also said that the history and geography of Uttarakhand should be taught to the students.
Earlier yesterday (Sunday) the Minister attended the inaugural function of ‘Bariksha Parve 4.0’ on behalf of Doon University.
Speaking at the event organized on behalf of the Department of Children’s Right to Education and Education, Minister Dansingh Rawat said, “Uttarakhand should be the first state in the country to implement a new national education policy so that a new curriculum will be developed based on the new education policy. The history of the Uttarakhand movement will be included in the new curriculum.” Leaders, Indian history and tradition will be included in the syllabus. Gita, Ramayana and Vedas should be taught to students in Uttarakhand schools as well as history and geography of Uttarakhand. “
Commenting on the examination system, the Minister said, “Monthly examinations should be conducted to prepare the students for the final examination and prepare them for the mood. Students should be encouraged to face the examination as a festival. In that way, millions of students have been inspired by Prime Minister Modi’s ‘Pariksha Bay Sarza’ program. Parent Teachers Association in every school. It is necessary to set up. “
In this context, a consultative meeting is being held today (May 2) with the participation of state education officials. It discusses how to include the Vedas, Upanishads and Gita in the syllabus.
Uttarakhand will be able to get additional funding from the central government if the new education policy is implemented. The Minister said that for the development of education in the state, Rs 1,100 crore could be secured through the Integrated Shiksha Abhiyan Program in the financial year 2022-23.
The minister also said that representatives from Uttarakhand would be attending a consultative meeting of the Samakra Shiksha Abhiyan project in Delhi on May 5.