Q. With reference to “NIPUN Bharat Mission” consider the following statements:
1.It has been launched under the Samagra Shiksha scheme.
2.It instructs teachers to prepare a study plan that develops the students’ literary and basic language skills.
3.The scheme covers children from preschools to senior secondary school levels.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 2 are correct. National Initiative for Proficiency in Reading with Understanding and Numeracy (NIPUN) has been launched under the Samagra Shiksha scheme. It instructs teachers or educators to prepare a study plan that develops the students’ literary and basic language skills.

Statement 3 is incorrect. This scheme ensures that every child in India gains foundational numeracy and literacy by the end of Grade 3. It focusses on children of age group of 3 to 9 years including pre-school to Grade 3.

Source: The Indian Express