The Central Sector Scheme of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers & Teaching (PMMMNMTT) was launched in December, 2014. It will continue till March 2020. The aim of this mission is to provide quality teachers in schools and colleges, attract talented people in the education sector and improve quality in teaching. The mission aims to set the teaching standard so that an organized cadre of professional teachers can be created. The objective of this mission is to develop innovative teaching method and high level institutional facilities in all the constituent areas of education.
Under the Scheme, 12 Project Approval Board (PAB) meetings have been held so far. A total of 191 proposals have been received by the PAB from universities/institutions across the country, out of which 95 proposals have been approved. Details of Component wise approved proposals are given below:
|Sl. No.||Name of the Component||Approved proposals|
|1.||Schools Of Education||25|
|2.||Centres Of Excellence For Curriculum And Pedagogy||–|
|2.1||Centres Of Excellence In Science And Mathematics Education||5|
|2.2||Teaching Learning Centres||25|
|2.3||Faculty Development Centres||20|
|3.||Inter-University Centres For Teachers’ Education||2|
|4.||National Resource Centre For Education||1|
|5.||Centres For Academic Leadership And Education Management||4|
|6.||Innovations, Awards, Teaching Resource Grant, Including Workshop & Seminar||9|
|7.||Subject Networks For Curricular Renewal And Reforms||4|
|8.||Induction Training Programmes of Newly Recruited Faculty in Higher Education – implemented through 62 PMMMNMTT Centers.||–|
|9.||Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT) -A flagship initiatives implemented under PMMMNMTT||–|
|10.||Leadership for Academician Programme (LEAP) -A flagship initiatives implemented under PMMMNMTT||–|
There is no international collaboration with any approved School of Education under the Scheme.
The information was given by the Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.