A two-day meeting of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)’s affiliates mentioned the implementation and progress of the National Education Policy amongst different issues
A two-day meeting of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)’s affiliates that work within the discipline of training concluded within the Capital on Wednesday with a dialogue on the implementation of the National Education Policy and issues related to the curriculum, mentioned functionaries conscious of the matter.
The annual meeting takes stock of the issues the affiliates flag and discusses strategies made by them. It was attended by union training and ability improvement and entrepreneurship minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
Referring to the dialogue that befell throughout the two-day occasion, RSS’s All India Prachar Pramukh Sunil Ambekar mentioned, “It was an internal meeting of the Sangh’s Shiksha Samooh. There was a detailed discussion on the implementation and progress of the National Education Policy.”
RSS joint common secretaries Krishna Gopal and Arun Kumar had been current on the meeting which additionally had in attendance organisational common secretaries and senior functionaries of affiliates such because the Bharatiya Shikshan Mandal and Vidya Bharti.
Union ministers Jitendra Singh and Rajeev Chandrasekhar had been additionally current on the meeting, mentioned a functionary.
According to a second functionary, the difficulty of addressing issues concerning the curriculum was mentioned. There is a requirement for re-looking on the National Council of Educational Research and Training textbooks, notably how historical past has been taught in faculties.
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The subject of examinations within the wake of the pandemic and the marking techniques adopted by numerous boards had been additionally mentioned. In May, RSS’s college students’ wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (AVBP) demanded that in view of the pandemic, the federal government on the Centre and in states should think about newer strategies of conducting the exams resembling open guide examinations. It additionally urged the federal government to perform the analysis of ultimate year faculties and college college students on the premise of lowered syllabi. AVBP known as for rising the variety of centres for holding one-day entrance examinations for admission to reputed faculties and universities.
“Apart from increasing the intake in colleges, there needs to be a review of how marks are being doled out by certain state boards. This liberal marking system puts students of other states in a disadvantageous position,” mentioned an ABVP functionary.