Uttarakhand becomes first state to implement NEP at pre-primary level

Uttarakhand became the first state in the country to initiate process of implementing the Centre’s New Education Policy, with Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami inaugurating ‘Bal Vatikas’ at anganwadi kendras across the state to strengthen the pre-primary education system.

The ‘Bal Vatikas’ will function at 4,457 anganwadi kendras in the state and will be equivalent to the nursery classes at a private school.

the NEP replaces the Macaulay system of education which was followed in the country for decades.