NITN | @notintownlive | 13 Jun 2019
New Delhi, June 12: Vedic Maths Forum India led by Gaurav Tekriwal and Anushree Goenka have viewed the latest draft presented to Union HRD Ministry and they consider it as a 'positive move'.
"The future of Vedic Maths is very bright and I am elated at the latest development under new Union Ministry where Incorporation of Indian knowledge systems in the curriculum, as recommended by an expert panel to the Human Resource Development ministry for the new National Education Policy,” says Founder Gaurav Tekriwal.
The draft of the new policy, formulated by a committee led by former Indian Space Research Organisation chief K Kasturirangan, was handed over to Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank recently. It talks about Indian contribution to knowledge and the historical context that led to them will be incorporated wherever relevant, into the existing school curriculum and textbooks.
The topics will include Indian contribution to mathematics, astronomy, philosophy, psychology, yoga, architecture, medicine, as well as governance, polity, society, and conservation course on Indian knowledge systems.
The policy draft suggests that students be allowed to take a board examination in a given subject in whichever semester they take the corresponding class in school that is whenever they feel most ready.
Vedic Maths Forum India led by Gaurav Tekriwal and Anushree Goenka pitched in with the idea of Vedic Maths to the Ambuja Neotia’s Neotec Hub team.
The company was mentored and it helped shape up the business strategy.
They were further supported with an undeclared investment by the Ambuja Neotia Group.
The company has been on an expansion mode through the franchise route to 10 countries and 20 cities worldwide. The faculty sit at a centralized location in Kolkata and teach online according to various time zones.
It is not only Vedic Maths applications for SAT, GMAT and CAT but also focus on school programs as well according to various National and International boards where students can benefit out of the System of Vedic Maths. The teachers are also trained in Vedic Mathematics as well who then become edupreneurs themselves.
By March 2020 Vedic Maths Forum India sees their presence in 25 more cities in India and 12 new countries via the franchise route. They are likely to partner with Universities, Departments of Education and the Ministry of Human Resources and Development to spread the cause of Vedic Maths across the country.
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