Vidya Bharati aims at education committed to Hindutva

VBLogoVARANASI: The three-day national executive meeting of Vidya Bharati, the educational wing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), began in Mehmoorganj on Friday to discuss changes in education policy and academic curriculum that suits Indian culture and nationalism.

Addressing the inaugural function, vice-chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Girish Chandra Tripathi said that culture and human values should be the basis of education for healthy development of the nation.

Presiding over the function, Vidya Bharati president Govind Sharma said that along with education policy, there should also be a policy for language. The mother tongue should be the medium of education at primary level, he said, adding that effective implementation of education policy is not possible in absence of good teachers. There is a need of serious discussion on the quality of education and personality development of students, he said.

Around 200 people associated with Vidya Bharati from different parts of the country are taking part in the meeting. Vidya Bharati aims at developing a national system of education that is committed to Hindutva and infused with patriotic fervor.

Source: The Times of India