The Ministry of Education, Department of School Education and Literacy on October 6 signed an agreement with the Department of School Education, Government of Haryana to strengthen existing schools managed by state or local agencies.
Ministry of Education and Government of Haryana have signed an agreement for improvement and upgradation of existing government schools in Haryana under PM Schools for Rising India (PMSHRI) schemes.
The Ministry of Education (MoE) has informed about the agreement through its official Twitter handle. “Today, an MoU was signed between @DselEduMinistry, @EduMinOfIndia, Government of India and Department of School Education, Government of Haryana to establish #PMSHRI Schools (PM ScHools for Rising India) to manage existing schools by consolidating State/Local Bodies,” the tweet reads.
Earlier on September 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Centre’s initiative – the development and up-gradation of 14,500 schools across India under the Pradhan Mantri Schools for Rising India (PM-SHRI) scheme.
“PM-Shri will be a modern, transformative and holistic way of imparting education in schools. Emphasis will be on an discovery oriented, teaching centric learning. The focus will also be on modern infrastructure including latest technology, smart classrooms, sports and more. ,” PM Modi said in a tweet.
Under PM-SHRI scheme the existing schools will become model schools which will encapsulate the full spirit of NEP. The PM-SHRI schemes aims to prepare students for the future.