School students to get textbooks on Jan 1

School students to get textbooks on Jan 1

All students of Pre-primary, primary and  secondary grades across the country will receive a new set of textbooks on January 1, according to Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid.


The government is all set to start distributing free textbooks from January 1 in 2017 amid festivity.


He was addressing after reviewing the overall situation of printing at a meeting with officials during a visit to National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) in Dhaka on Wednesday.


Pre-primary books in the languages of five small anthropological groups would be distributed for the first time on January 1, 2017, Nahid said.


At the same time, Braille system textbook would be distributed among the visually challenged students, he added.