Article collected from The Economic Times Education
Integrate Vedic Mathematics in NCERT textbooks, say experts
As per the experts, Vedic Mathematics removes fear of mathematics from the minds of students, there is need to integrate Vedic system in NCERT textbooks as it is easier to learn and can help develop competence among students.
“Vedic Mathematics method is easier in solving problems as compared to modern mathematics. There is a need for integrating Vedic Mathematics with modern mathematics which NCERT follows to develop competence among students to solve mathematical problems faster than computers and calculators,” Atul Kothari, National Secretary of Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas told reporters.
He said states like Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Gujarat have adopted vedic mathematics system. Some colleges of Delhi University and IIT’s have also adopted it. Countries like Canada and Germany are following the Vedic Mathematics method as it is easier to solve problems with it as compared to modern mathematics.
“Even NASA, and global universities like Standford and Barkley are using it,” he said.