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NCERT as Deemed-to-be-University

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Source: PIB

 Context: Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, announced that the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has been granted the status of a Deemed-to-be-University.

  • This new status as a research university will allow NCERT to engage in global collaborations and make contributions to the global education landscape. 

Further necessities highlighted:

  • The importance of developing content in the mother tongue and proposed the establishment of Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Artificial Intelligence labs in all seven regional canters of NCERT.
  • Equipping these centres with the latest technologies from around the world to make India a global hub of research and innovation.
  • Standardize the teacher training curriculum and prepare children for the challenges of Industrial Revolution 4.0.