Government of India and World Bank Sign Project to improve quality of India’s education in Nagaland

The Government of India, Government of Nagaland and the World Bank today signed a $68 million project to enhance the governance of schools across Nagaland as well as to improve teaching practices and learning environments in select schools.

The “Nagaland: Enhancing Classroom Teaching and Resources Project” will improve classroom instruction, create opportunities for the professional development of teachers and build technology systems to provide students and teachers with more access to blended and online learning as well as allow better monitoring of policies and programs.

About 150,000 students and 20,000 teachers in the government education system in Nagaland will benefit from the statewide reforms in schools.

The agreement was signed by Mohapatra on behalf of the Government of India; Mr Shanavas C, Principal Director, Department of School Education on behalf of the Government of Nagaland and Mr Junaid Ahmad, Country Director, India on behalf of the World Bank.