The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 7th September approved a new Centrally Sponsored Scheme – PM SHRI School (PM School for Rising India).
This will be a new scheme for the development of more than 14500 schools across the country as PM SHRI Schools by consolidating selected existing schools managed by the Central Government/State/UT Government/Local Bodies.
PM SHRI Schools will provide quality teaching for cognitive development of the students and strive to create and nurture holistic and well-rounded individuals equipped with key skills of the 21st century.
PM SHRI will provide high quality education in an equitable, inclusive and joyful school environment that takes care of the diverse backgrounds, multilingual needs and diverse academic abilities of children and makes them active participants in their learning process in accordance with the vision of NEP 2020.
PM SHRI will provide leadership to other schools in their respective areas by providing school mentorship.
Each class will focus on the learning outcomes of each child. Assessment at all levels will be based on conceptual understanding and application of knowledge in real life situations and competency.