Malaviya Mission

Why is it in the news?

  • Launched by the Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship.
  • Organized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education.

Program Focus

  • A two-week online teacher training program.
  • Aims to enhance the capacity of faculty members in higher educational institutions.
  • Focuses on eight thematic areas:
  • Holistic and Multidisciplinary Education
  • Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS)
  • Academic Leadership
  • Governance and Management
  • Higher Education and Society
  • Research and Development
  • Skill Development
  • Student Diversity and Inclusive Education
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • UGC has established a dedicated portal for faculty members to register for capacity-building programs.
  • The program also includes renaming Human Resource Development Centres (HRDCs) as Madan Mohan Malaviya Teachers Training Centre.

Significance

  • Aims to foster innovative teaching methods and enhance institutional facilities in higher education.
  • Focuses on improving the quality of teacher training and developing leadership skills among educators.
  • Aligns with the goals of the National Education Policy (NEP) to enhance the quality of education in India.

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