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.
- Announced By: Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship.
- Occasion: Teacher’s Day
- 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.
- Building up the competencies of faculty members:
- Primarily those involved in higher education institutions.
- Aligning it with a credit framework.
- Guarantees career progression paths for educators.
- The entire initiative is orchestrated by the University Grants Commission.