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Malaviya Mission – Teachers Training Programme

Facts for Prelims (FFP)

 

Source: PIB

 Context: The Union Ministry for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship launched the Malaviya Mission – Teachers Training Programme (under the University Grants Commission (UGC))

  • It is proposed by restructuring of existing schemes of capacity building of teachers under the Department of Higher Education.

 

Objectives of the Mission:

  • This initiative aims to provide tailored training programs for teachers and enhance the quality of education at higher educational institutions (HEIs).
  • The program will capacitate 15 lakh teachers across India through 111 Malaviya Mission centres, formerly known as Human Resource Development Centers (HRDCs).
  • It seeks to make educators future-ready, improve training quality, build leadership skills, and align with the goals of the National Education Policy (NEP).

 

Themes: The program’s themes include multidisciplinary education, Indian knowledge systems, academic leadership, and more, fostering holistic development. Lifelong learning is emphasized.