Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launches comic book 'Let's Move Forward' in collaboration with NCERT and UNESCO

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Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched a creative comic book titled "Let's Move Forward" during a function held at Kaushal Bhawan in New Delhi, Delhi.

An Overview of the News

  • The primary objective of the book "Let's Move Forward" is to enhance the health and overall well-being of school-going children across India.

  • The comic book was jointly created by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) New Delhi, under the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education.

  • "Let's Move Forward" is available in both printed and digital versions, and can be accessed in multiple languages including Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil and Telugu.

  • The comic book has been designed as an interactive and educational resource, intended to complement the implementation of the School Health and Wellness Program (SHWP) under the Ayushman Bharat Abhiyan.

  • An electronic version of the comic book will also be made accessible through the Ministry of Education (MOE), NCERT, UNESCO and DIKSHA websites.


  • It is an autonomous organization of the Government of India.

  • NCERT was established in 1961 and functions as a literary, scientific, and charitable society under the Societies Registration Act.

  • The headquarters of the organization is located at Sri Aurobindo Marg in New Delhi.

  • Dr. Dinesh Prasad Saklani is the Director of NCERT from 2022.

  • In 2023, NCERT formed a 19-member committee.

  • The objective of the committee is to finalize the syllabus, textbooks, and learning material for the students of classes 3 to 12.


  • The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN).

  • It is also a member of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group (UN SDGs), a coalition of United Nations agencies and organizations that aims to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Headquarters:- Paris, France

  • Director General: -Audrey Azoulay

  • Established in:- 16 November 1945 in London, United Kingdom

  • The organization has -193 members and 11 associate members.

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