NIPUN BHARAT

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Overview:

Recently, the Women and Child Development Minister introduced NIPUN BHARAT in Rajya Sabha.

About NIPUN BHARAT:

  • It has been launched as a National Mission called “National Initiative for Proficiency in Reading with Understanding and Numeracy (NIPUN Bharat)” in 2021.
  • Aim: To ensure that every child in the country necessarily attains foundational literacy and numeracy by the end of Grade 3, by 2026-27.
  • A five-tier implementation mechanism will be set up at the National- State- District- Block- School level in all States and UTs, under the aegis of the centrally sponsored scheme of Samagra Shiksha.
  • It is one of the components of the NEP 2020.
  • Implementing agency: The Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Education.

 


Q1) What is Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan?

Samagra Shiksha is an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12. The scheme has been prepared with the broader goal of improving school effectiveness measured in terms of equal opportunities for schooling and equitable learning outcomes.

Source: Parliament Ses