India, April 8 -- The Delhi government's education department will launch a three-week pilot project in 26 of its schools from April 12, where parents of children in Class 7 are being roped in to teach their kids in their free time under the Mission Buniyaad programme - a scheme that aims to improve foundational learning.

The orientation of parents has begun and is being conducted by the Directorate of Education and will continue till April 10.

Mission Buniyaad, was launched by the Delhi government in April of 2018, as a scheme to help ensure that all children of Class 3 to Class 8 are able to at least read, write and do basic maths. The aim, the government said, was to strengthen foundational literacy and numeracy with targeted interve...