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HRD Ministry unveils world’s largest teacher’s training program 'NISHTHA'



HRD Ministry unveils world’s largest teacher’s training program 'NISHTHA': Details, Features, Aim, Benefits

Union Human Resource Development Ministry unveils National Initiative for School Heads and Teachers Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA). It was launched by HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on 22nd August 2019, in New Delhi.

National Initiative for School Heads and Teachers Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA) is regarded as the National Mission to improve learning outcomes at the Elementary level for all States and UTs.

NISHTHA is the largest teachers’ training program of its kind in the world with an aim to motivate and equip teachers to encourage and foster critical thinking in students.

Under NISHTHA, Teachers will get awareness and develop their skills on various aspects related to Learning Outcomes, Competency-Based Learning and Testing, Learner-centered Pedagogy, School Safety and Security, Personal-social qualities, Inclusive Education.

Under NISHTHA, Training will be conducted directly by 33,120 Key Resource Persons (KRPs) and State Resource Persons (SRP) identified by the State and UTs, who will, in turn, be trained by 120 National Resource Persons identified from National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs).

NISHTHA Website, Training Modules, Primer Booklet, and a Mobile App were also launched.


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