Meeting Of Reconstituted National Book Promotion Council

  • Meeting held in adherence to the recommendations of the National Education Policy 2020.
  • By the Union Minister of Education, Mr Dharmendra Pradhan.
  • To assess the draft National Book Promotion Policy prepared by the Expert Advisory Committee.

Outcome:

  • Underscored the importance of cultivating reading habits among school children.
  • Highlighted the collaborative role that teachers, parents, and institutions can play in fostering this habit.
  • Contemporary trend of readers is leaning towards digital platforms for book consumption.
  • Stressed the need to place greater emphasis on digital content, including audio-visual elements
  • Emphasized the significance of publishing content that reflects Indian values, and ethicsĀ 
  • The Minister directed that the draft document of the Policy be made public to gather input from all stakeholders and individuals
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