On the occasion of Teacher’s Day today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a new initiative – the development and upgradation of 14 thousand 500 schools across the country under the Pradhan Mantri Schools For Rising India (PM-SHRI) Yojana. In a series of tweets, Mr Modi said, these PM-SHRI schools will become model schools which will encapsulate the full spirit of National Education Policy.
The PM-SHRI schools will have a modern, transformational and holistic method of imparting education. Mr Modi said that he is certain that the PM-SHRI schools will further benefit lakhs of students across the country in the spirit of National Education Policy.
He said, emphasis will be given on a discovery oriented, learning centric way of teaching. Prime Minister said, the focus will also be on modern infrastructure including latest technology, smart classrooms, sports and more. He said, the National Education Policy has transformed the education sector in the recent years.