It will take a year for the NCERT to develop the National Curriculum Framework (NCF) and another two years to develop the textbooks, Hrushikesh Senapaty said.
Will bring farm education to middle school: PM Modi says it plays vital role in ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’
Saying that agriculture has a major role to contribute to the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ campaign, Modi said self-reliance in agriculture targets at making farmers both producer and entrepreneur.
President Ram Nath Kovind said the new policy will strengthen the culture of inclusion, innovation and institution.
NEP: Universities not to affiliate over 300 colleges, says Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal
Over a period of time, it is envisaged that every college would develop into either an autonomous degree-granting college, or a constituent college of a university.
It envisages a vision for seeking substantive change with a view to harnessing the extraordinary potential of human development and the demographic dividend that India as a nation has in abundance
The policy has a good vision for school education, which is the foundation for higher education, Dinesh Singh said.
It says the rich heritage of ancient and eternal Indian knowledge and thought has been a guiding light for this policy.
The NEP says Sanskrit will be offered at all levels of school and higher education as an option for students. Other classical languages of India will also be available as options.
Despite massive furore from Tamil Nadu since last year, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved National Education Policy 2020.
"I am confident that this will be welcomed by entire society and nation as well as the world's educators," Javadekar said in a press meet.