Demonetisation, GST in textbooks from 2018


The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has decided to incorporate Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetisation in its textbooks from the 2018-19 academic year.

Announcing this Union Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha said, “NCERT has decided to incorporate the contents related to GST and demonetisation in existing chapters of subjects, such as economics, business studies, accountancy, and political science, while bringing out the reprint editions of their textbooks for the academic year 2018-19.” He said the schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), such as Kendriya Vidyalayas and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, and those following NCERT curriculum will have to follow the revised books.