Ministry/Department : Ministry of Education
NISHTHA : It stands for National Initiative for School Heads and Teachers Holistic Advancement
Aim: It aims to build competencies among all the teachers and school principals at the elementary stage.
It is the largest teachers’ training programme of its kind in the world.
The basic objective of this massive training programme ‘NISHTHA’ is to motivate and equip teachers to encourage and foster critical thinking in students.
The initiative is first of its kind wherein standardized training modules are developed at national level for all States and UTs.
The States and UTs can also contextualize the training modules and use their own material and resource persons also, keeping in view the core topics and expected outcomes of NISHTHA.