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Centre, State Governments To Identify Out Of School Children

Gurleen Kaur | Tuesday, January 16, 2018 2:12 PM IST

Centre, State Governments To Identify Out Of School Children

The 65th Meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) was held today under the Chairmanship of Union Human Resource Development Minister
 Prakash Javadekar here. While speaking at the meeting, the HRD minister said that the Centre and state governments have resolved to identify the number of
children out of school in the country.'The Centre and state governments have resolved to launch 'Operation Digital Board' and also initiate a scheme to identify
out of school children from September, 2018,' he told reporters.Mr Javadekar emphasised that education is a national agenda which empowers the individual,
family, society and the nation. The minister highlighted some recent steps such as codification of learning outcomes, national academic depository, digital initiatives
that strength education, training of 15 lakh untrained teachers, re-introduction of class X board examinations, and the status of no detention policy. He endorsed
that the States requirements of additional funds is well justified.