Retired Teachers to be Enlisted for Teaching

  • In collaboration with the state governments, the HRD Ministry will start a programme across 18 states that will enlist retired schools teachers willing to teach government school students on a voluntary basis.
  • Eighteen states, including Haryana, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Odisha, Punjab, Telangana, Goa, Delhi and Tripura, have agreed to participate in the pilot project that will start from April.
  • The Centre will develop a mobile app for enlisting volunteers, said ministry sources.