Function & Objective of National Steering Committee

On October 25, 2021, a National Steering Committee (NSC) has been formed to implement NIPUN Bharat Mission. NIPUN stands for “National Initiative for Proficiency in Reading with Understanding and Numeracy”. This Mission was launched with the aim of achieving the goal of universal proficiency in foundational literacy & numeracy in accordance with the National Education Policy 2020 (NEP 2020).

National Steering Committee has been established with the objective to oversee the progress of “National Mission on Foundational Literacy & Numeracy”. Committee will also provide guidance on policy issues and help in achieving the desired target in 2026-27. It will also review programmatic and financial norms in a bid to ensure that they are synchronized with targets to be achieved.

One of the responsibilities of NSC is to disseminate tools for measuring yearly progress in the form of guidelines. It also seeks to develop an assessment methodology to analyze the progress & provide feedback to States & UTs.

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