‘Elec­toral Lit­er­acy in Schools’

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

NEW DELHI: EC wants stu­dents to learn from the sec­ondary school level how to be­come re­spon­si­ble vot­ers. To ed­u­cate 15-17-year old ‘fu­ture vot­ers’, who would en­rol as vot­ers when they turn 18, the EC has asked the Union HRD min­istry to in­tro­duce ‘elec­toral lit­er­acy’ in the cur­ricu­lum. And till the time the sub­ject be­comes part of the cur­ricu­lum, the EC has asked the min­istry to ask the NCERT to bring out a book­let on elec­toral process.

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