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.

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.

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Organizing Entity

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


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