CBSE To Start Two-Year Reading Mission

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the launch of 'The CBSE Reading Mission,' a two-year programme to improve pupils' reading abilities, beginning September 20.

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To improve reading literacy, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will start the CBSE reading mission 2021-23. The CBSE Reading Mission will be started on September 20th as part of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 goal.

This project is being undertaken with the goal of implementing the National Education Policy 2020. CBSE will also organise enrichment programmes to help pupils improve their language abilities. CBSE has launched this project in collaboration with Pratham Books' Story Weaver and the Central Square Foundation. Mr Manoj Ahuja, Chairman of CBSE, will start the mission on September 20th at 3 p.m. A teachers' webinar on creating a reading culture in schools will also be part of the programme.

The Reading Mission will contribute to the development of a reading culture and the overall well-being of students by increasing their vocabulary, making connections between tales and their own lives, and introducing them to new ideas.

 As per the statement of CBSE, “The CBSE Reading Mission 2021-23, a two-year initiative to encourage students to read and engage actively with books. This project will help students to gain the critical competency of reading along with comprehension." CBSE will provide quality-reading material in both Hindi and English to more than 25,000 affiliated schools. The reading material will be suitable for students of Classes 1 to 8.

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