(THE GIST OF PIB) Malaviya Mission

(THE GIST OF PIB) Malaviya Mission


Malaviya Mission

  • The Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship recently launched the Malaviya Mission - Teachers Training Programme by the University Grants Commission at Kaushal Bhawan, New Delhi.

About Malaviya Mission:

  • It aims to provide tailored training programmes for teachers.
  • This programme will work for the capacity building of faculty members in higher educational institutions (HEI).
  • It will ensure continuous professional development and help in building capacities of 15 lakh teachers of HEIs through 111 Malaviya Mission centres across India in a time-bound manner.
  • It aims to improve the quality of teachers’ training, build leadership skills in teachers and help realise the goals of NEP.
  • The capacity building under the Mission will be mapped to the credit framework to ensure career progression pathways for educators.
  • The Indian Knowledge System has been included in the modules of the Programme.
  • Human Resource Development Centres to be revamped and known as Madan Mohan Malaviya Teachers Training Centres

Key facts about Madan Mohan Malaviya

  • He was an Indian educationist, a Freedom Fighter and a moderate leader.
  • He was elected as the president of the Indian National Congress four times.
  • He attended the Round Table Conference in 1931.
  • He founded the Hindu Mahasabha in 1906.



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