Modi said the role of skilled youth is continuously increasing as India walks the path of 'aatmanirbharta' (self- reliance).
Subramanian Swamy said this on Day 3 of the ThinkEdu Conclave 2021, which also saw illuminating discussions on India’s tech landscape and women in films
Prior to Pokhriyal's address, The New Indian Express Editorial Director Prabhu Chawla spoke about how far ThinkEdu has come over the last nine years.
The new policy, which was approved by the Union Cabinet last year, replaced the 34-year-old National Policy on Education framed in 1986.
Opposition leaders including Congress MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco expressed concerns over the implementation of the NEP.
The Centre had announced an NEP that was welcomed by most. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education has recently completed a comprehensive review process
The proposal is part of a major policy reform, as envisaged in the National Education Policy adopted by the Centre last year.
Addressing a webinar on the implementation of the Union Budget provisions in the education sector, he said the new National Education Policy has encouraged the use of local language.
He was reacting to the circular issued by the Technical coordination committee under the Department of Higher Education in the Ministry of Education.
The AIU is also responsible for according equivalence to degrees/qualifications offered by foreign universities with those offered in India.
Padma Vibhushan K Kasthurirangan, the chairman of the drafting committee on National Education Policy 2020 and former ISRO chairman inaugurated the workshop.
CBSE restructures affiliation system; process to be completely digital with least human intervention
The new system, which will come into effect from March 1, has been restructured as per various recommendations for systemic reforms laid down in the new National Education Policy (NEP).
He said the NEP is not just spending money but doing it the right way to address political, economic and social issues.
Prof M R Doreswamy, an advisor to the State Government on education reforms, has recommended taking into account a few key criteria for granting autonomy to colleges.
The cynosure of the new National Education Policy (NEP 2020) is the Multiple Entry/Exit System (MEES) in higher education.