- MHRD to launch DHRUV Scheme tomorrow; to support 60 talented students
MHRD to launch DHRUV Scheme tomorrow; to support 60 talented students
NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 09: Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ will launch the Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme- ‘DHRUV’ from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Headquarters in Bangalore tomorrow. Sixty students across the country have been selected for the first round.
The programme will cover two areas – science and performing arts. There will be 30 students from each area. The students will be from Classes 9 to 12 and from both private and public schools. After tomorrow's launch, a programme of around 14 days' duration will be conducted with these 60 students with a Valedictory function on 23rd October 2019. The programme will be called DHRUV (after the Pole Star) and every student to be called ‘DHRUV TARA’.
Detailing the scheme Nishank said that in centres of excellence across the country, gifted children will be mentored and nurtured by renowned experts in different areas, so that they can reach their full potential. The programme will eventually be extended to other fields such as creative writing as well.