HP govt approves early childhood care scheme under National Education Policy

Updated: Sep 22 2022 8:16PM

Shimla, Sep 22 (PTI) The Himachal Pradesh government on Thursday gave consent to the Early Childhood Care and Education Tutor Scheme-2022 for children aged three-six in government primary schools, under the National Education Policy, an official said.

The consent was accorded at a state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here, the spokesperson.

The scheme envisages appropriate care and stimulation of the brain in the early years in order to ensure a healthy brain development and growth, he said, adding that special attention and priority would be given to districts and locations that are particularly socio-economically disadvantaged.