The Karnataka government urged schools and pre-university colleges in the state to ensure that all students participate in a 10-minute meditation session on November 3, 2022. According to an IANS report, State Education Minister BC Nagesh remarked that schools and educational institutions in the state must be supervised when it comes to organising frequent meditation sessions.
The state of Karnataka has taken this action to ensure that pupils’ concentration levels rise and that their health improves. The goal of this approach is to instil positive ideas in the children. According to the State Education Minister, this will also assist students in overcoming academic stress and freely acquiring knowledge while pursuing their education in schools and on pre-university campuses.
According to IANS, he also stressed the significance of frequent medication sessions being held in all institutions for the welfare of the kids. The management of the schools and pre-university colleges was advised to set a time and lead meditation sessions for the students by the state’s minister of education.
The decision is likely to be criticised because the governing BJP has been criticised for “saffronizing education” by progressive thinkers and minority organisations, according to the IANS report.