SCHEME OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR STRENGTHENING EDUCATION IN HUMAN VALUES: Government of India,Ministry of Human Resource Development
Department of Secondary and Higher Education.
10. Through the involvement of the Government and Non-Governmental
Organizations (NGOs), this scheme will aim to achieve the objectives of value
Education set out in NPE 1986 and in its “Cultural Perspective” in Chapter
17 of the POA, 1992 and the values inherent in the Indian Constitution, so
as to help students/teachers/adults to learn life coping skills in stressful
modern life and also inculcate a sense of self-dignity and national pride.
11. The scheme will aim at strengthening human values inputs in the
entire educational process at all levels of education viz. pre-primary, primary
to secondary, senior secondary schools including non-formal system of
education, higher education in colleges, universities, IITs, IIMs, Engineering
Colleges etc. and other educational institutions/bodies, distance education,
adult literacy programme etc. However, priority will be accorded to and a
greater emphasis placed on:-
a) Inculcation of human values at the pre-primary and primary
school children, where the mind of the child is highly
b) Strengthening Cultural and Value inputs in the educational
content and processes and human values inputs in curricula.
Educational institutions will be sensitized to the need for
undertaking an assessment of the curricula and make
necessary changes therein in line with NPE and POA 1992 and
the Constitutional Values.
c) Restructuring actual teaching, learning practices and curricular
d) Mainstreaming of cultural values into educational transactions
at all levels of education.
e) Integration of educational institutions with the community at
f) Strengthening of in-service and pre-service training of teachers
including Arts, Crafts, Music and Dance teachers.
g) Involvement of parents and community so as to build support
base for developing and strengthening value system in children
NATURE OF ACTIVITIES TO BE ASSISTED: For further details about this scheme such as nature of activities to be assisted etc. please see the following link.