The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is set to make updates, additions and corrections after a decade in all 182 of its textbooks as per the instruction given by the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Altogether, 1,334 changes have been made by the organisation at an average rate of seven changes per book. The new textbooks will incorporate new developments such as the Goods and Services Tax (GST), demonetisation, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao and Swachhta. It will also mark changes in statistics and economic data that has not been updated in last ten years.
As per the reports bv TOI, Hrushikesh Senapaty, director of NCERT, said the texts will be ready within a month and sent for printing immediately thereafter. They will be delivered to schools and individuals by March, before the start of the new academic session in April 2018.
"Any student or any individual can place orders and we have started receiving orders. The books will be delivered via post as they need to be delivered to remote areas as well.", he said.