Mumbai: CBSE students to learn Ayurveda and Indian architecture from next academic year

To know more about the Indian vulture, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will introduce few new subjects for learning, like Indian architecture, Ayurveda, and philosophy for Class 11 and 12 students.

According to a report in Hindustan Times, these subjects will be a part of a new elective (Knowledge, Traditions and Practices of India). This will combine various disciplines such as mathematics, chemistry, fine arts, agriculture, trade and commerce, astronomy, surgery, environment, life sciences and will be offered in Hindi and English.

The CBSE schools recently announced that they will give some extra marks to lure students to attend Independence Day and Republic Day functions. According to the report, the CBSE schools also started taking up events like Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, former prime minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Hindu Mahasabha leader Madan Mohan Dalmiya, this move was taken so that students will learn more about RSS ideologue.

Avnita Bir, principal, RN Podar School, Santacruz, told Hindustan Times, “Over the past couple of years, the board has tried various ways to instil patriotism among students, I don’t think an academic body should promote any particular ideology.”

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