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National Education Policy 2020: We should try to implement NEP in letter and spirit, says PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed a meet on the National Education Policy 2020 and its transformational impact. The conference entitled “The role of NEP-2020 in the transformation of higher education” was organized by the Ministry of Education. Education ministers of all states, President Ram Nath Kovind, Governors, Vice-Chancellors of universities, and other senior officials also attended the conference.
The new National Education Policy (NEP) focuses on learning instead of studying and goes beyond the curriculum to focus on critical thinking, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday asserting that it is a collective responsibility of all stakeholders to implement the policy in letter and spirit. The new National Education Policy (NEP) focuses on passion, practicality, and performance and is a major step towards moving away from a “one size fits all” approach, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.
Speaking at the Governors’ Conference on Education, Modi said the NEP had been approved nationally as it was brought in after comprehensive discussions and consultations with citizens around the country.
“The interference of the government in education policy should be kept at a minimum. The more teachers, parents, and students are involved in it, the more relevant it becomes,” the Prime Minister said.
Under the NEP 2020, the pressure on students for specific streams has been removed. Our youth will now be able to learn according to their interests, says PM Modi.
The employment rate of our country’s youth will increase with a practical learning approach which has been stated under the national education policy, says PM Modi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the conference on the NEP 2020 said that the education policy important for fulfilling national aspirations.
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