14,500 Schools spread across Indian states/UTs have applied with Ministry of Education for an upgrade under PM SHRI Scheme.
PM-SHRI is a centrally sponsored scheme.
It will provide high quality education is an equitable, inclusive and Joyful school environment.
It will showcase all components of National Education Policy 2020 an act as exemplar schools and offer mentorship to other school in their vicinity.
These Schools will be developed as green schools, incorporating environment friendly aspects like solar panels and LED lights, nutrition gardens with natural farming, waste management, plastic free, water conservation and harvesting, study of traditions/practices related to protection of environment, climate change related hackathon and awareness generation to adopt sustainable lifestyle.
Focus will be on learning outcomes of every child in every grade and assessment at all levels will be based on conceptual understanding
Linkage with Sector Skill Councils and local industry for enhancing employability and providing better employment opportunities will be explored.