MALAVIYA MISSION (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – Govt Scheme)

News-CRUX-10     7th September 2023        
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Context: The Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship launched the Malaviya Mission.

Malaviya Mission 

  • Aim: To provide specialized and tailored training programs for teachers, to equip educators with the latest knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to excel in their roles and capacity building of faculty members in higher educational institutions.
  • Launched by: The University Grants Commission (UGC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education.
  • Duration of program: Two weeks and will be delivered online.
  • Structure: The curriculum of the program is structured around eight distinct themes identified for faculty capacity building.
  • 8 Themes: Holistic and Multidisciplinary Education, Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS), Academic Leadership, Governance and Management, Higher Education and Society, Research and Development, Skill Development, Student Diversity and Inclusive Education, and Information and Communication Technology.
  • Other information: In order to facilitate registration for these capacity-building programs, the UGC has established a dedicated online portal for faculty members.

o Additionally, it has been announced that the Human Resource Development Centres (HRDCs) will be renamed as Madan Mohan Malaviya Teachers Training Centre as part of this initiative.

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