He said the World Bank-backed STARS program is part of that effort. The Union Minister said that this would pave the way for the first step to start a revolution in our education system.
Javadekar said that the center is working towards the goal of increasing basic literacy and understanding among children between the ages of three to eight years.
He said that teachers will be trained for this purpose.
Javadekar said that the STARS program proposes changes in the board examination system to assess students based on their ability.
The Union Minister said that this decision will enhance cooperation among the states, provide proper training to teachers and enable India to participate in international competitions with improved examinations.
Javadekar said that agencies would be formed for independent assessment in the education system. He said that a board or institute would be set up separately to implement the STARS scheme properly.
The minister claimed that the main idea behind the project is that of Linring Outcome.
It is noteworthy that the Central Government has started implementing the new education policy. In the Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, the STARS scheme was approved under the new education policy to strengthen the school education system in the states.
Giving details of the decisions taken in the Union Cabinet meeting, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the STARS project was approved under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said that the World Bank will provide financial assistance of $ 500 million for this project.
Prakash Javadekar said that the project will be implemented by the Department of School Education and Literacy of the Ministry of Education under the new education policy of the Central Government. The project will currently be implemented in Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and Odisha.
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