Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT)

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Key Information

The Scheme of Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT) is the culmination of the Government of India efforts in launching a comprehensive umbrella scheme aimed at improving the quality of education at all levels by infusing quality and excellence in their teachers and teaching. The Mission addresses comprehensively all issues related to teachers, teaching, teacher preparation, professional development, curriculum design, designing and developing assessment & evaluation methodology, research in pedagogy and developing effective pedagogy. PMMMNMTT touches on issues such as supply of qualified teachers, attracting talent into teaching profession and raising the quality of teaching in schools and colleges. Additionally the program develops an induction training for faculty so that newly appointed Assistant Professors in Colleges, and Universities are oriented properly. All newly recruited faculty undergos a mandatory induction programme after their appointment in HE institutions. The induction programme includes teaching and research methodologies (flip classrooms, collaborative learning, case approach), use of ICT, curriculum structure and design, sensitisation to gender and social diversity, professional ethics, sharing of best practices, among other topics and soft skills. 

Lead Implementing Government(s)



South Asia


Government Affiliation

Government-affiliated program


2014 - 2020


Not applicable or unknown

Ministry Affiliation



Not applicable or unknown

COVID-19 Response


Geographic Scope


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas

Other skills

  • Social and emotional learning


  • Curricula/lesson plans
  • School quality
  • Teacher training


  • STEM

Cross-cutting areas

  • Community sensitization
  • Digital literacy
  • Gender equality
  • Other cultural practices

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Teachers - female, Teachers - male


Not applicable or unknown

School Enrolment Status

Population of interest is not school-aged

School Level

  • N/A

Other populations reached

  • None

Participants include

  • N/A

Program Approaches Back to Top


  • Competency-level grouping

Educational Technology

  • Digital skills/literacy (including coding)

Mentoring/psychosocial support

  • Teachers as mentors


  • Hiring more teachers (both men and women)
  • In-service teacher training – gender-responsive pedagogy
  • Pre-service teacher training – gender-responsive pedagogy

Tutoring/strengthening academic skills

  • STEM - in the classroom

Women's empowerment programs

  • Leadership training

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Improved critical thinking
  • Improved social and emotional learning/skills and mindsets
  • Increased school completion (general)

Cross-cutting goals

  • Improved critical consciousness
  • Increased knowledge of rights
  • More equitable gender attitudes and norms