Published On : Mon, Jun 4th, 2018

NCERT syllabus to be reduced by half

New Delhi: The Union human resource development ministry has decided to reduce the NCERT syllabus by half as it is ‘cramped’, said HRD minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday.

He said, “The government has decided to reduce the NCERT syllabus by half as it is “cramped.”

Talking to media, Javadekar said alongside studies, a child needs physical education, life skills and value-based education.

Reportedly, the minister said that the draft of a new National Education Policy will be tabled before the Union Cabinet by the end of this month.