The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has decided to reduce the NCERT syllabus by half as it is ''cramped'', said HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday.
He said, "The government has decided to reduce the NCERT syllabus by half as it is "cramped."
Talking to media here, Javadekar said alongside studies, a child needs physical education, life skills and value-based education.
Reportedly, the minister said that the draft of a new National Education Policy will
be tabled before the Union Cabinet by the end of this month. (ANI)