Pokhriyal releases CBSE handbooks on Cyber security for students
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Pokhriyal releases CBSE handbooks on Cyber security for students

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New Delhi, May 20 : Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Wednesday released through video-conferencing, three handbooks prepared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on measures taken by the Board to adopt value-based global standards of education, in the national capital.

Releasing the three booklets, the Union Minister informed that the Handbook 'Cyber safety-A Handbook for Students of Secondary & Senior Secondary Schools' has been prepared to raise awareness about cyber security among the students from classes IX to XII.

He said the booklet will be a perfect guide for teenagers, who use Internet and other digital platforms frequently and may face a variety of security risks. Mr Pokhriyal further informed that through the booklet 'In Pursuit of Excellence - A Handbook for Principals', the Principals of schools will be made aware of the Board's systems and other useful information. It will ensure better coordination between schools and CBSE administration, he added.

The third booklet is '21st Century Skills: A Handbook,' through which the CBSE will make everyone aware of the 21st century skills and motivate them to use the same in their daily lives. Lauding the efforts of CBSE for preparing the booklets to benefit all the stakeholders under the entire education system of the country, the Minister hoped that these booklets will help in developing better understanding of cyber security, improving efficiency, gaining skills and leadership experience. (UNI)

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