Government to Review Political Science Textbooks

The government has set up a panel headed by former UGC chairman and present chairman of Indian Council of Social Science Research SK Thorat to review NCERT’s political science textbooks for schools.

The members of the committee are AS Narang of School of Social Sciences IGNOU, Patricia Mukhim, the Editor Shillong times and social worker, Prof MSS Pandian Chennai, teacher of social science of Sanskriti School Abha Malik and Saroj Yadav who is the Head of department of education in social science, NCERT.

As per NCERT notification, the committee will review class IX to XII social science/political science textbooks of NCERT from the point of view of identifying educationally inappropriate material.