PM Modi launches education initiatives, sign language dictionary



New Delhi, Sep 7 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched several initiatives in the education sector, including a sign language dictionary, as he addressed the inaugural conclave of ‘Shikshak Parv’ .
Speaking to teachers and students, the Prime Minister said the programs launched today will help shape India’s future.
“As India celebrates ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, we make new commitments on how India should be at 100 years of independence. The programs launched today will play an important role in the future of India, ”Modi said in his speech. in hindi.
He congratulated everyone on reopening the schools, adding that Covid standards should be strictly observed.
“There is a glint on everyone’s face, maybe because the schools have been reopened. Going to school after a long time has its own fun, but we must also strictly adhere to Covid standards,” did he declare.
Regarding the sign language dictionary, the Prime Minister said that sign language has been part of Indian culture for a long time, but this is the first time that it has been part of the school curriculum.
Other initiatives launched on Tuesday include talking books, the Vadyanjali 2.0 portal, NISHTHA 3.0 and school quality assessment.
Talking books are audio books for the visually impaired, the Vidyanjali portal facilitates education volunteers, donors and contributors to CSR for school development. NISHTHA is a teacher training program.
The theme of “Shikshak Parv-2021” is “Quality and Sustainable Schools: Learnings from Schools in India”.


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