Hindi may become compulsory till class X in CBSE schools and Kendriya Vidyalyas

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Students of schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Kendriya Vidyalyas may have to compulsorily study Hindi till class X as the President has given his nod to the recommendations of a Parliamentary panel in this regard.The HRD Ministry has also been instructed to form a policy in consultation with the state governments to make the language compulsory.“The HRD Ministry should make serious efforts to make Hindi language compulsory in curriculum. As a first step, Hindi should be made a compulsory subject up to standard X in all schools of CBSE and Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan,” the Presidential order said.

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