Vedic Maths, known to be a faster approach to solving arithmetic problems will be introduced in the school curriculum in Gujarat from the next academic year.
On the birth anniversary of the renowned Indian mathematician Srinavasa Ramanujan, Gujarat Education Minister, Jitu Vaghani announced the commencement of the subject on Wednesday through Twitter.
The tweet read, “Great Indian mathematician Ramanujan’s birthday is celebrated in India as National Mathematics Day. On this occasion, the state government has decided to introduce Vedic math in schools in a phase-wise manner.”
Vedic Maths will be introduced for grades VI TO X from the AY 2022-23. The minister said that this introduction is aimed to spread the Indian Knowledge System as envisioned in the National Education Policy.
“Vedic math will improve the students’ command of the subject and also make the subject easier to understand. Vedic math will make students take interest in mathematics,” said the minister.
Vedic maths is an ancient Indian method that simplifies mathematics by integrating arithmetic operations into 16 `sutras’.
It is guaranteed by its defenders that Vedic science cuts the time required for taking care of complicated issues by lessening the number of steps included and offers various ways to deal with get the arrangement.