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Centre to set up ‘PM Shri schools’



Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said that the government is in the process of establishing model schools that will be called ‘PM Shri Schools’.

“PM Shri Schools will be the laboratory of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. They will be fully equipped to prepare students for the future,” he said on the second day of the National School Education Ministers’ Conference in Gandhinagar.

He asked states and the education ecosystem to give their feedback to create a futuristic benchmark model in the form of PM Shri Schools. Among those present at the conference were Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, Union Minister of State for Education and Skill Development, Education Ministers of several states, Chairperson of Steering Committee for developing a new National Curriculum Framework K Kasturirangan and senior officials from the education ministry and state governments.