A big move is taken by Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Yogi Adityanath to introduce NCERT books in all madarsa of Uttar Pradesh. According to the tweet of Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma, the Madarasas of UP state will now include Mathematics and Science as compulsory subjects. He tweets, “मदरसों में NCERT की किताबों से भी होगी पढ़ाई, मदरसा बोर्ड कर रहा तैयारी।”. The Uttar Pradesh government has cleared a proposal to include books of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in the syllabus of the Islamic institution, Madarsas. As per the tweet of Dinesh Sharma, now madrasas of state will compete with all other schools by including new concepts.
After approval of state government, madarsa board stating preparation to incorporate NCERT books in their studies for students. There are about 16,560 madrasas in Uttar Pradesh out of which 16000 are recognized madarsas and 560 madarsas are fully aided. This decision of state government will improve the quality of Islamic educational institutions (madarsas) as other public and private schools in the state.
The Yogi Adityanath government earmarked about Rs 394 crore towards including modern education in recognized madarsas and elementary schools.
The committee includes one member from NCERT, one member from Aligarh Muslim University and also have members from Lucknow University Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Urdu, Arabi-Farsi University.