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Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
31-August-2016 17:41 IST
NCERT to observe 56th Foundation Day celebrations tomorrow

National Council of Educational Research & Training (NCERT) will showcase what it has achieved in the past and what it proposes to do in the near future in implementation of the programmes and policies of the Government at the Centre on the occasion of the 56th Foundation Day celebrations at its Campus, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi tomorrow.

Union Human Resource Development Minister, Shri Prakash Javadekar will be the Chief Guest at the celebrations. Minister of State for HRD, Shri Upendra Kushwaha will be the guest of honour. Union Secretary, Government of India, Department of School Education & Literacy, Dr. Subhash Chandra Khuntia, will also grace the function.

The various constituents of the Council at Ajmer, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Mysuru and Shillong are putting on display highlights of their activities.

Students of the Regional Institutes of Education will present cultural programmes on the occasion.

NCERT Director Prof. Hrushikesh Senapaty and Joint Director Prof. B. K. Tripathi will dwell on the various programmes launched, projects undertaken and new initiatives in hand towards improvement of the quality of school education under the directions of the Union Minister of HRD.