Punjab

FIRST 2 CHAPTERS OF HISTORY BOOKS READY FOR 12TH STANDARD

July 20, 2018 08:59 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

The Oversight committee, which was formed to rectify the flaws in history books by Punjab Government under the chairmanship of renowned historian Dr. Kirpal Singh, has prepared two chapters of history for 12th standard (higher secondary) and one chapter of secondary level.

The meeting was today held in Punjab Bhawan under the chairmanship of Punjab Education Minister Mr. Om Parkash Soni. In this meeting the committee handed over these chapters to Education Minister. These chapters will be translated in Punjabi and Hindi in a few days and uploaded on Education Board's website on August 1, 2018.

The Education Minister said that preparation of history book is a bigger task, which requires lots of time but the Punjab government and the Punjab School Education Board have urged the committee to expedite the process so that the future of students doesn’t suffer.

During the meeting, Chairman of the committee Dr. Kirpal Singh said that the committee has divided these chapters period wise. Under this provision, Indian history will be studied in secondary level from early period to 1947, whereas the history of Punjab can be studied from 1450 to 1966 in higher secondary level.

The Committee members Dr. J.S Grewal, Dr. Indu Banga, Dr. Pritpal Singh Kapoor, Mr. Manohar Kant Kalohiya, Chairman Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), Mr. Prashant Kumar Goyal Director General School Education cum Vice Chairman of PSEB and others officials were also present in this meeting.

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