Education minister terms NEP ‘guiding philosophy’, calls for fast-tracking its implementation

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Noting that the brand new National Education Policy (NEP) is just not merely a doc however a guiding philosophy, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday known as for fast-tracking of its implementation.

In a joint assembly with officers from Education and Skill Development ministries, Pradhan directed the officers to reinforce consciousness amongst stakeholders concerning the coverage and create a powerful skill-education convergence.

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“Along with my ministerial colleagues of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Ministry of Education, reviewed the progress made in the implementation of National Education Policy. Called for fast-tracking implementation, enhancing awareness and creating a strong skill-education convergence,” he tweeted.

“NEP is not merely a document but a guiding philosophy for us. A futuristic vision covering the entire spectrum of education, NEP strives to achieve holistic development of the future generation,” the minister added.

The assembly was additionally attended by three Ministers of State (MoS) for Education — Annapurna Devi, Subhas Sarkar and Rajkumar Ranjan Singh.

The NEP accredited by the Union Cabinet final yr at a gathering presided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi replaces the 34-year-old National Policy on Education framed in 1986 and is aimed toward paving the way in which for transformational reforms at school and better training techniques to make India a world information superpower. 

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