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World's Biggest Teacher Training Project by MHRD to Train 42 Lakh Teachers

Published: | August 19, 2019
NISHTHA Scheme for Teachers Training

The largest Project in the World for Teachers Training will train 42 lakh teachers across 19,000 recognised institutes in India. The program which is about to start from 22nd August has been named ‘NISHTHA.’

The ‘World’s Biggest Project for Teachers Training’ is going to be launched on 22nd August 2019 by the Ministry of Human Resource Department (MHRD). An official from MHRD informed that the project will train as many as 42 lakh teachers together.

Ms Rina Ray who is the Secretary of the Department of School Education and Literacy at MHRD informed that the name of the project has been kept National Initiative on School Teachers Head Holistic Advancement or ‘NISHTHA’ which is the biggest project on teachers’ training in the world an will train 42 lakh teachers from 22nd Aug.

The Minister of HRD, Mr Ramesh Pokhrial Nishank has said in an event that Indian Teachers were considered as ‘Vishwa Gurus’ for thousands of years. He added that India is popular traditionally for teacher preparation and leadership in education.

In his speech, he informed that there are legendary achievements of the ancient Indian education system, he said while adding that schools are the foundation of a progressive nation, said that teachers were the power-house of the Indian society, who moulded and formed the future of students for becoming productive citizens of future.

Ms Rina Ray further informed that as many as 19,000 teachers training centres are assigned and mapped with Google Earth.She further noted that users can go online for not only locating the institute geographically but they can also put up reviews and quality check opinions of them online for the assistance of more people.

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On the event, the director of NITI Ayog, Mr Yaduvendra Mathur was also present. He, hailing teacher as the pillars of the society has said that it is important to upgrade the skills of the teachers and ensure their best training. This is only possible collaborating with teacher education institutions, they play a major role in their actual transformation.

Initative like NISHTHA is a great opportunity for the teachers to enhance their skills and knowledge. This will not only upgrade their skills but will also increase their employability and will keep them informed about industry trends.

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