PM Modi announces PM- SHRI scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Schools for Rising India (PM-SHRI) Yojana.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a new initiative called the PM SHRI Schools (PM Schools for Rising India) on Monday on the occasion of Teacher’s Day on September 5.
Under this initiative, 14,500 schools will be upgraded and developed throughout the nation under the Pradhan Mantri Schools for Rising India (PM-SHRI) Yojana by strengthening the selected existing schools from amongst schools managed by Central Government/ State/ UT Government/ local bodies
PM further stated that these schools will transform into model schools that will encapsulate the full spirit of National Education Policy, 2020.
According to the Prime Minister, the PM-SHRI schools will have a modern, transformational and holistic method of imparting education. And emphasis will be given to a discovery-oriented, learning-centric way of teaching.
Furthermore, these schools will have modern infrastructure which will include the latest technology, smart classrooms, labs, libraries, art rooms, sports, and more, which is inclusive and accessible. They will also be developed into green schools with infrastructures for water conservation, waste recycling, energy-efficient, and their curriculum will also be integrated with an organic lifestyle.
“The National Education Policy has transformed the education sector in recent years. I am certain that the PM-SHRI schools will further benefit lakhs of students across India in the spirit of NEP,” PM tweeted.