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Rajya Sabha Committee extends last date of submission of suggestions for school textbook content revision

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Rajya Sabha Committee extends last date of submission of suggestions for school textbook content revision

The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women, Children, Youth, and Sports has taken up for examination and consideration the subject "Reforms in the Content and Design of School Text Books". It has extended the deadline for submission of suggestions to July 15, 2021, from the earlier date of June 30, 2021.

Students, teachers and experts across the country can send in their specific suggestions, either in English or Hindi through email at rsc_hrd@sansad.nic.in.

In a statement, the Rajya Sabha Secretariat stated the department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women, Children, Youth, and Sports has taken up for examination and consideration the subject ‘Reforms In The Content And Design Of School Texts’ with focus on the following –

a) Removing references to unhistorical facts and distortions about our national heroes from the textbooks.

b) Ensuring equal or proportionate references to all periods of Indian history.

c) Highlights the role of great historic women heroes including Gargi, Maitreyi or rules like Rani of Jhansi, Rani Channamma, Chand Bibi, Zalkri Bai, etc.

You can read the Rajya Sabha Secretariat's notification here.
 

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