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Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
11-June-2019 20:43 IST
HRD Minister, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ chairs review meeting with senior officials of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, National Institute of Open Schooling and Central Board of Secondary Education

The Minister of Human Resource Development, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ held another round of  review meetings with the organisations under Ministry of HRD in New Delhi today. Senior officers of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS), National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) briefed the Minister about initiatives and achievements of their arespective organisations.

Union Minister Shri Pokhriyal directed that all the institutions to fill up the vacancies in order to increase quality and efficiency. The Minister said that it is our duty to provide quality education to all the students. He added that vocational education and skill education must be promoted in all institutions.

The minister was also briefed about the upcoming PISA exam, in which KV, NV and schools of Union Territory of Chandigarh will participate. The Minister also reviewed the preparations for the upcoming International Yoga Day.

The Minister appreciated the efforts of NIOS for training the 15 lakh untrained teachers. He reviewed the basic literacy programme of National Institute of Open Schooling. The Minister also appreciated the efforts of KVS, NVS and CBSE for their achievements.