NIPUN aiming at foundational literacy in Primary Classes: Union Education Minister

at 12:23 pm

New Delhi: Department of School Education and Literacy launched the National Mission on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy called National Initiative for Proficiency in Reading with Understanding and Numeracy (NIPUN Bharat) on 5th July 2021 under the aegis of Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Samagra Shiksha.

The mission aims to achieve universal foundational literacy and numeracy in primary classes.

Mission Guidelines lays down priorities and actionable agendas for States and UTs to achieve the goal of proficiency in foundational literacy and numeracy for every child by grade 3.

Detailed guidelines for the mission have been developed which includes the codification of development goals and learning outcomes for age 3 to 9 years and Lakshya or Targets for Foundational Literacy and Numeracy starting from Balvatikato Grade III.

The guidelines for implementation of the NIPUN Bharat mission has been uploaded on the Department’s website, official release said.

This information was shared by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in Lok Sabha.