The Uttar Pradesh government is working on a new policy to control the madrassas prevalent in the state. The UP cabinet held a meeting on 19 July to discuss the new policy to further regulate madrassas in UP.
Under the new policy, the government aims to make admissions more clear and lay emphasis on science education. In traditional educational institutions, additional, new teachers will be appointed. Efforts are being made to hire Instructor Eligibility Test (TET) certified lecturers only in madrasas, according to the study.
There are 16,461 madrassas in the state, out of which 560 get government grants. He is with the state government’s plan to modernize madrasas. It is currently running several schemes to provide modern education including religious education in madrasas.
The Uttar Pradesh government had earlier said that it may represent a committee on the lines of various education boards to fix the minimum age for admission in madrassas. CBSE and ICSE.
The cabinet meeting held today will also decide to represent 18 new nagar panchayats, 20 municipal corporations to improve the world and increase natural and pure agricultural facilities in Bundelkhand region among other major decisions.