Topmost institutes in addition to numerous countries have hailed India’s National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 because the world’s “biggest reform” and proven curiosity in implementing it, mentioned Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank” on Saturday.
The minister, who was addressing the 97th annual convocation of Delhi University, mentioned the brand new training coverage that has been introduced into place after “much deliberation” will see India “reform, perform and transform”. He additionally praised the coverage calling it “impactful, interactive, innovative and inclusive” constructed on the cornerstone of “equity, quality and access”.
“Cambridge, the UAE, Australia, Mauritius, Indonesia, .. and many others have said India’s NEP is the world’s biggest reform and that they want to implement in their countries as well. It is both national and international, supports ‘vocal for local’ and also local for global. This will bring a new set of opportunities for students,” mentioned Nishank, encouraging Delhi University to be the “flag-bearer” of the coverage and implement it in “mission-mode”.
The NEP, permitted by the Union Cabinet, replaces the 34-year-old National Policy on Education framed in 1986. It is aimed toward paving the way in which for transformational reforms in class and better training programs to make India a worldwide data superpower.
The 61-year-old chief right here additionally counted on the assorted achievements of India’s training system in the course of the pandemic yr. Like the way it labored tirelessly in implementing “digital education”, reworked properties into colleges and didn’t let the yr go waste for India’s 33 crore college students — greater than the overall inhabitants of the USA.
To give an concept of how herculean the duty was, the minister even shared the info on the scale of Indian training system: “1,000 universities”, “50,000 degree colleges”, “15 lakh schools” and “1.10 crore teachers”.
“We conducted the exams on time, the results were out on time, and also JEE or NEET — world’s biggest examination in the corona era — were conducted successfully. Also, we provided online education to 33 crore students. This was huge, something that you don’t even think of in your dreams, but we did it and did it successfully,” he famous.