Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will address the 61st Foundation Day of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) today. Minister of State for Education Subhas Sarkar and Dr Raj Kumar Ranjan Singh along with Additional Secretary School Education and Literacy Santosh Kumar Sarangi and Director NCERT Prof. Sridhar Srivastava and senior official of the Education Ministry and NCERT will also be present on the occasion.
As a premier national organisation the Council is committed towards promoting excellence, equity, inclusiveness and quality, in the arena of school education. The significant activities of the Council, spanning six decades of its existence, covers research, development of curriculum, textual and training materials both face-to-face and online and supplementary readers, aim to meet the needs of teacher educators, teachers and students. The organisation has significantly contributed in all deliberations and consultations of the National Education Policy NEP 2020, organised at all levels including the grassroots.