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PM Modi To Deliver Inaugural Address At Conclave On Education Policy Tomorrow

The NEP was authorized by the Union Cabinet at a gathering presided by PM Modi (File)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will ship the inaugural handle on the “Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under National Education Policy” on Friday, an official assertion stated.

The conclave is being organised by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and the University Grants Commission, it stated.

The conclave can have periods devoted to important points of training lined beneath the brand new National Education Policy (NEP), together with holistic, multidisciplinary and futuristic training, high quality analysis and equitable use of know-how for higher attain in training.

The NEP authorized by the Union Cabinet 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 best way for transformational reforms at school and better training programs to make India a worldwide data superpower.

Choice between Three or four yr undergraduate programs, a number of entry and exit choices in diploma programs, including 3.5 crore seats in increased training establishments, which can now have a single regulator, discontinuation of M.Phil programmes and fixation of charges are among the many increased training reforms outlined within the new NEP.

The coverage has proposed organising of a “single overarching umbrella body for the entire higher education”.

The Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) can have distinct and unbiased our bodies, which can every assume separate capabilities of accreditation, funding, and tutorial customary setting.

These our bodies will exchange autonomous our bodies just like the University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

“Union Minister for HRD Ramesh Pokhriyal, Union Minister of State Sanjay Dhotre would also be participating in the event. A number of dignitaries, including the chairman and members, committee for the draft NEP as well as eminent academicians and scientists will speak on different aspects of the National Education Policy,” the assertion stated.

“Vice-Chancellors of universities, directors of institutions and principals of colleges and other stakeholders will participate in the programme,” it added.

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