New Delhi: The Union Human Resource Development Ministry has said that it will ask the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to publish 'Veergatha', a book on brave heroes, in consultation with the Ministry of Defence.
Disclosing this, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said at the NCERT's 52nd General Council Meeting in New Delhi, the book's focus would be on women achievers and freedom fighters.
She also called upon the states and all stakeholders to give their suggestions on the New Education Policy in mygov.in and also asked NCERT to have extensive consultations and discussion on the NEP and the curriculum with the states upto the grassroot level.
This exercise is to be completed by August this year and the report submitted by September 2015.
During the meeting on Tuesday, the General Council also approved the Annual report and the audited accounts of NCERT for the year 2013-14.