No shortage of NCERT textbooks, over 4 crore books distributed for 2022-23 academic session: Ministry of Education

In a written response to a question, Union Minister of State for Education Annapurna Devi provided the information. The Indian Postal Service delivers textbooks ordered online to customers at their doorsteps.

In a written response to a question, Union Minister of State for Education Annapurna Devi provided the information. The Indian Postal Service delivers textbooks ordered online to customers at their doorsteps.

The National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has informed that there is no reported shortage of NCERT books in the country, according to information shared by the Union Minister of State for Annapurna Devi education in response to a written question.

“The National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has informed that there is no reported shortage of textbooks in the country. They have informed that 4.25 crore of textbooks for the 2022 academic session -23 have already been distributed by 950 approved vendors across the nation,” the minister said.

OVER 4 CRORE TEXTBOOKS DISTRIBUTED FOR ACADEMIC SESSION

Reportedly, 4.25 crores of textbooks for the 2022-23 academic session have already been distributed by 950 approved vendors nationwide.

NCERT MANUALS AVAILABLE AT SALES COUNTERS

NCERT textbooks are also distributed through its sales counters located at NCERT headquarters, New Delhi, its Regional Institutes of Education (RIE) in Ajmer, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Mysuru and Shillong, and its regional centers in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata and Guwahati. .

TEXTBOOKS AVAILABLE AT THE DOORS

The minister said that the textbooks ordered online are delivered to the doorstep of the customer with the help of Indian Postal Services. “All NCERT textbooks are also made available for free download in PDF format through its digital platforms such as E-Pathshala, E-Pub, etc. to facilitate students across the country,” she added.

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(With PTI inputs)

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