Pilot project to be on in 182 schools for VIII and XI classes

A specially-designed Financial Literacy Programme for school students in the State is being launched by the School Education Department on Saturday. On a pilot basis, the VIII class and Plus One students of 182 government-aided schools will be covered in the first phase, according to V.S. Rameswara Murugan, Joint Director (Personnel), Department of School Education.

“Tamil Nadu will be the first State in the country to introduce financial literacy at the school level. Special books were prepared for this, and they are going to be released in Madurai on Saturday,” he told The Hindu here.

A.S. Jeevarathinam, Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Textbook Corporation, will release it.