The ‘CBSE Reading Mission’ has been launched today, 20th September 2021 at 3 pm by the Central Board of Secondary Education. The mission has been launched by the CBSE for the betterment of students' future. The reading mission will be active for 2 years from 2021-23. The students from classes 1 to 8 will be the main focus of this mission. As per reports, the reading mission will be applicable to more than 25,000 CBSE affiliated schools across the country.
#Livestream Watch the launch of the #CBSEReadingMission, followed by a Webinar on ‘Building a Culture of Reading in Schools’.— CBSE HQ (@cbseindia29) September 20, 2021
This two-year initiative, in partnership with @pbstoryweaver & @CSF_India, will encourage students to engage actively with bookshttps://t.co/oZ2gq6sQJa
“The Central Board of Secondary Education, committed to this goal, intends to promote Reading Literacy among the learners. The Board is partnering with Pratham Books' StoryWeaver and CentralSquare Foundation to launch a two-year CBSE Reading Mission on the 20th of September 2021 at 3:00 pm. In line with recommendations of the NEP 2020, under this mission, the schools and teachers shall have access to a repository of quality English and Hindi children’s storybooks and supplementary resources for Classes I to VIII. Besides this, the CBSE would be extending the CBSE Reading Challenge (English and Hindi), presently organized for students of classes VIII-X to students of classes VI-VII.,” written in the official notification.
Today in the programme, the school head, and higher authorities were called by the CBSE to ensure maximum participation. The reading mission is launched to help the students in building a better culture of reading and the wholesome progress in enhancing vocabulary, getting exposure to new ideas, and building connections between the stories and personal lives.
CBSE Official Notification: Direct Link