Malaviya Mission

In recent news, the Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, unveiled the Malaviya Mission on Teacher’s Day. This mission underscores the vital role of teachers and aims at bolstering their capabilities.

This topic of “Malaviya Mission” is important from the perspective of the UPSC IAS Examination, which falls under General Studies Portion.

News Details

Launch Insights

  • Announced By: Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship.
  • Occasion: Teacher’s Day

Name Transition

  • Former Name: Human Resource Development Centres (HRDCs)
  • Updated To: Madan Mohan Malaviya Teachers’ Training Centre

Rationale Behind Renaming

  • Ensure sustained professional development.
  • Enhance abilities of:
    • 15 lakh teachers from Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
    • Using 111 dedicated Malaviya Mission centres
  • Implemented in a strict time frame.

Core Focus: Teacher Training Program


  • Devise customized training schedules specifically for teachers.

Primary Focus

  • Building up the competencies of faculty members:
    • Primarily those involved in higher education institutions.

Capacity Enhancement

  • Aligning it with a credit framework.
  • Guarantees career progression paths for educators.

Organizing Entity

  • The entire initiative is orchestrated by the University Grants Commission.
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