03-24-2015, 04:15 PM
National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has said that the National Curriculum Framework (NCF) 2005 had underlined the shedding Download from school bags. While answer RTI on loading children with heavy schools bags, claimed NCERT to have prescribed only two textbooks for class 1 and 2 while three books a day students from grade 3 to 5. "Proposal is sent to all public and private schools" says NCERT.
RTI activist Rajendra Gupta had been fishing guidelines any of the weight of school bags from NCERT. The activist had written a letter to the PMO and HRD Ministry says the harmful effects of school bags on children's physics. NCERT in response, informed that only two textbooks English and Maths was prescribed for pupils in classes 1 and 2, while an additional book on the environment was prescribed for pupils in grade 3 to 5, making it a total of three books for students to class 5.
Manoj Bajpai, rector of advanced Academy, mentioned that the guidelines NCF 2005 is mandatory only for central schools. "Books of students from kindergarten to Class II are kept in school, so that did not bring to lift heavy bags. In class 3-5 teaches school subjects like English, Hindi, mathematics and environmental science along with computers," said Bajpai.
However alleges Gupta that the schools have been breaking these norms nonchalant. "School Authorities frame its own curriculum and add as many subjects as possible, besides three subjects prescribed by NCERT, which comes in the category elective courses. He added that most of the private schools force children to carry heavy school bags and not facilities to keep the books in school. "