The government has given permission to print the second volume of the textbooks in these classes by including the lessons in the 19 books, which are the third volume of textbooks
The fresh textbooks will be for classes 11 and 12, said Education Minister V Sivankutty.
As part of the initiative, the authorities have set up a team of 900 teachers to prepare the new textbooks
The Kerala’s State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) has now prepared eight supplementary textbooks including these lessons
The notice issued in this regard to schools from the Textbook Office says that the dues should be cleared by teachers who are the office-bearers of school societies
A joint statement issued by 73 academicians on Thursday night alleged that there have been deliberate attempts to malign the NCERT in the last three months
Teachers have been complaining that the situation is such that they have to take copies of last year's books and give these to students in order to teach
The NCERT had removed lessons on the Gujarat riots, Emergency, Mughal history, and Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad, and references to Nathuram Godse from the syllabus for Class12
The printing of 75% of textbooks in the first volume had been completed before KBPS Managing Director IG P Vijayan demitted office.
The CAG also criticised the government for giving the contract to buy paper to print textbooks to the Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd. without inviting tenders.