Teachers training to be taken up on a large scale

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Well qualified well trained teachers are the need of the day. The Ministry of Human Resources Development has started one of the largest teacher education programmes across the country, aimed at training around 11.09 lakh untrained teachers by March 2019. The programme is aimed at untrained teachers in schools under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan – six lakh in government schools and five lakh in private ones. Earlier, under the RTE Act, they were supposed to complete diploma in elementary education by 2015.