Ministry of Education
Union Budget 2021-2022: Highlights for the Department of School Education and Literacy
Over 15,000 schools to be strengthened to include all components of the NEP 2020
To emerge as school of excellence to achieve the ideals of the NEP
Posted On: 10 FEB 2021 7:33PM by PIB Delhi
In a significant announcement for strengthening School Education as envisioned under National Education Policy 2020, Union Budget 2021-22 announced that more than 15,000 schools will be qualitatively strengthened to include all components of the National Education Policy 2020. These will emerge as exemplar schools in their regions, handholding and mentoring other schools to achieve the ideals of the Policy.
Under this initiative one primary and one elementary school in each block and one secondary and one senior secondary school in each district will be developed as schools of excellence that are strengthened, empowered and capacitated to provide – a safe and stimulating learning environment where a wide range of learning experiences are offered, and where good physical infrastructure and appropriate resources conducive to learning are available to all students.
Few Kendriya Vidyalayas and Navodaya Vidyalays will also be developed as exemplars for showcasing implementation of NEP 2020 and emerging as schools of excellence. These schools shall also emerge as leaders in school education in their region and help hand-hold and mentor other schools to achieve the ideals of NEP 2020.
Beneficiaries and Benefits of Exemplar Schools
(Release ID: 1696879)