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Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme “DHRUV” 

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Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme “DHRUV” 


What to study?

For Prelims and mains: Key features and significance of the programme.


Context: Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme- ‘DHRUV’, a 14 day learning programme, was launched recently from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Headquarters at Bengaluru.


About DHRUV:

  • The programme is called DHRUV (after the Pole Star) and every student to be called ‘DHRUV TARA’.
  • 60 students, 30 each from Science and Performing Arts discipline, have been selected for this ambitious programme in the first batch.
  • The programme begins with a tour at ISRO followed by a stay in Delhi, where the selected students will be mentored by renowned experts.
  • It is being started to identify and encourage talented children to enrich their skills and knowledge.



The programme will act as a platform to explore the talent of outshining and meritorious students, and help them achieve excellence in their specific areas of interest may it be science, performing arts, creative writing, etc.


Sources: pib.