Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ will launch the Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme- ‘DHRUV’ from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Headquarters at Bengaluru tomorrow. The objective of the Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme program would be to allow talented students to realize their full potential and contribute to society. Chairman, ISRO, Dr K Sivan; First Indian citizen to enter into space , Wing Cdr. Rakesh Sharma, AC (Retd.) and Principal Scientific Advisor to Government of India, Professor K Vijay Raghavan will be the guests of Honour on the occasion.
Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said that the Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme is being started to identify and encourage talented children to enrich their skills and knowledge. He further said that in centres of excellence across the country, gifted children will be mentored and nurtured by renowned experts in different areas, so that they can reach their full potential. It is expected that many of the students selected will reach the highest levels in their chosen fields and bring laurels to their community, State and Nation, he added.