- October 11, 2019
- Posted by: @webmaster
- Category: Current Affairs News
The HRD Ministry has launched a 14-day learning programme called the ‘Dhruv’ Initiative to with an objective to identify and enrich the knowledge and skills of talented children from districts all across the country.
Under this programme, 60 students, 30 each from Science and Arts discipline have been selected in the first batch who will begin the programme with a tour of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). This tour will be followed by a stay at New Delhi, where the selected students will be mentored by experienced and renowned experts. Students from classes both government and private schools are eligible to participate in the programme.
According to the HRD Ministry, the Programme is called ‘Dhruv’ i.e. named after the pole star and the selected students as the ‘Dhruva Tara’. They want the selected students to shine through their achievements and light the path for others to follow.
The students under the programme will take part in different workshops and seminars and have interaction with experts on various national issues like agricultural production, climate change and its impact.
Dhruv is a unique programme which will identify talented students from all across the country and mentor them in centers of excellence so that they can strive to reach their full potential and work for the society at large in times to come.