The Government of India is reportedly working on a scheme due to which students will be encouraged to educate elders back home, Union Minister for Human Resources Development, Prakash Javadekar, has announced.
After paying a visit to a family in Jaipur, Javadekar interacted with students there and encouraged them to support their elders at home by educating them. Jagranjosh quoted him as saying, “Preparations are underway and the scheme will be launched in two months. We will also issue study material.”
Javadekar also happens to be the Rajasthan poll-in-charge for the Bharatiya Janata Party. Vividly travelling across the state, he engaged in conversation with citizens in the state and received feedback on the performance of the state and central governments.
BJP leaders such as Minister of Health for Rajasthan, Kalicharan Saraf, and Jaipur Mayor Ashok Lahoti were present.
As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.
Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.
We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.
Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.