The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), which is responsible for monitoring standards in teacher education, has recently revised the B.Ed. D.El.Ed. and M.Ed. course and curriculum. In addition, the Government of India through the NCTE and University Grants Commission, is interacting regularly with universities to improve the quality of teacher training programmes. Through the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan programmes, elementary and secondary school teachers are provided regular in-service refresher trainings, on an annual basis.
This information was given by the Union Human Resource Development Minister, Smriti Irani in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha question.