HP govt approves Early Childhood Care Scheme under NEP 2020

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Updated on Sep 23, 2022 14:39 IST

The consent was accorded on Thursday at a state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.

The government of Himachal Pradesh gave consent to the Early Childhood Care and Education Tutor Scheme 2022 for children aged three-six in government primary schools, under the National Education Policy, an official said. The consent was accorded on Thursday at a state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here, the spokesperson.

Rules of recruitment to be framed by education department

The scheme envisages appropriate care and stimulation of the brain in the early years in order to ensure a healthy brain development and growth, he said, adding that special attention and priority would be given to districts and locations that are particularly socio-economically disadvantaged. The policy also provides for hiring of pre-primary teachers, the official said.

Tutors to be outsourced

The education department will frame the rules for their recruitment and until the time such rules are finalised, tutors will be engaged on an outsourcing basis through the HPSEDC, he said. The department will frame bridge courses for candidates who have done a one-year diploma in nursery teacher education, pre-school education, Or early childhood education programme to make them eligible for the scheme, the spokesperson said, adding that such tutors would be paid a sum of INR 9,000 per month.

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