Speculations of including the uniform syllabus in CBSE and state board examinations has been cancelled by the government as this does not take local culture and context into considerations. Responding to a government Prakash Javadekar said "the common curriculum does not consider the local contexts such as culture and language, multiplicity of curricula and educational resources are desirable across the nation."
In another questionnaire Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha said "the national policy on education has given its proposal for a national framework of curriculum with common core values which include the history of the freedom struggle, constitutional movements and other content essential to cherish a national identity." Kushawa further added "Some of the states have agreed to the national framework."
Replying to a question on the weight of the school bag Kushwaha said "Efforts are on reduce the weight claiming that the government has been successful in its attempt."
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