Centre: Bhagavad Gita To be Included in NCERT Textbooks

Guwahati: The Shrimad Bhagavad Gita is referenced in the NCERT textbooks for classes VI and VII, while its shlokas are found in the Sanskrit textbooks for classes XI and XII.

This was informed by the Lok Sabha on Monday.

The Minister of State for Education, Annapurna Devi, responded in writing, stating that the ministry had established the Indian Knowledge System (IKS) Division in the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in 2020 with a vision to promote interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary research on all aspects of Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS), preserve, and disseminate IKS knowledge for future research and societal applications.

She said that the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has started the creation of National Curriculum Frameworks, inviting input from a variety of parties, including different ministries, departments, states, and union territories, pulling from grassroots levels.

The traditional knowledge of India that is both durable and works toward the welfare of all is referenced in the National Education Policy (NEP) 2022 Paragraph 4.27, she added.

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