Dharmendra Pradhan, UNESCO, and NCERT Launch 'Embracing Progress' Comic for Teen Health

Dharmendra Pradhan, UNESCO, and NCERT Launch 'Embracing Progress' Comic for Teen Health

Last Updated Aug - 30 - 2023, 12:43 PM | Source : financialexpress | Visitors : 36

UNESCO and NCERT have collaborated on a comic book, "Embracing Progress: Together We Advance," to promote teen health and well-being.
Dharmendra Pradhan, UNESCO, and NCERT Launch 'Embracing Progress' Comic for Teen Health

According to Dharmendra Pradhan, the minister for union education, skill development, and entrepreneurship, a comic book titled "Embracing Progress: Together We Advance" is soon to be published. 

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This comic book was co-produced by UNESCO and the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). Its main objective is to promote teen health and general well-being. 

According to an official statement, the comic book's themes are perfectly in line with those of the School Health and Wellness Programme (SHWP), which was established as a part of the Ayushman Bharat effort.

In order to spread health awareness, prevent illness, and improve access to healthcare in educational institutions, the Ministries of Education and Health and Family Welfare have joined forces to create the SHWP. The "Let's Move Forward" comic book touches on key issues regarding the health and happiness of adolescents. Its engaging style teaches vital life skills and health information. According to the press announcement, the book will be translated into several languages. 


The upcoming launch promises to positively impact healthcare and educational institutions across the nation, promoting the development of a more resilient and capable generation. The Ministry of Education (MoE), NCERT, UNESCO, and DIKSHA platform websites, among others, will provide access to the comic book's electronic version.

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