DHAKA, - The Textbooks Festival Day-2017 will be celebrated across the country like every year on January 1.
The festival is organised to distribute the textbooks among the students,an Education Ministry press release said here today.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid will inaugurate the programme centrally at Azimpur Government School and College field in the city while it also will be celebrated simultaneously at all schools of the country, the release added.
A total of 36 crore 21 lakh 82 thousand and 285 textbooks will be distributed among the students.
However, for the first time, the National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) has printed Braille system textbooks for the visually challenged students and it also printed pre-primary books in the languages of five small anthropological groups which would be distributed free of cost on January 1.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)