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PM Modi launches education initiatives, sign language dictionary

PM Modi launches education initiatives, sign language dictionary

New Delhi, Sep 7 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched several initiatives in the education sector including a dictionary for sign language, as he addressed the inaugural conclave of 'Shikshak Parv'.
Addressing teachers and students, the Prime Minister said the programmes launched today will help shape the future of India.
"As India is celebrating 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav', we are making new pledges for how India should be at 100 years of independence. The programmes started today will play an important role in shaping the future of India," Modi said in his speech in Hindi.
He congratulated all on reopening of schools, adding that Covid norms should be strictly adhered to.
"There's a glow on everyone's face, possibly because schools have been reopened. Going to school after a long time has its own pleasure, but we also have to strictly observe Covid norms," he said.
On the sign language dictionary, the Prime Minister said sign language has been a part of India's culture for a long time, but it is the first time it becomes a part of the curriculum.
The other initiatives launched on Tuesday include talking books, Vadyanjali 2.0 portal, NISHTHA 3.0 and school quality assessment.
Talking books are audio books for the visually impaired, Vidyanjali portal facilitates education volunteers, donors and CSR contributors for school development. NISHTHA is a teachers' training programme.
The theme of ‘Shikshak Parv-2021’ is “Quality and Sustainable Schools: Learnings from Schools in India”.
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