New Delhi: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said that top institutions and various countries have welcomed India’s NEP, National Education Policy-2020 (NEP) as the world’s biggest reform and have shown interest in implementing it.
Ramesh Pokhriyal, while addressing the 97th convocation of the University of Delhi said that the new education policy (NEP) has been contemplated a lot and this will lead to reform, performance, and change in India.
The education minister praised the policy, calling it an influential, dialogical, innovative, and inclusive policy based on equality, quality, and accessibility.
He said, Cambridge, United Arab Emirates, Australia, Mauritius, Indone, Asia, and many more countries have called India’s national education policy the biggest reform in the world and they want to implement it in their respective countries as well. It is both national and international. It supports ‘Vocal for Local’. It will attract new opportunities for students.
Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal, Nishank called upon the students of Delhi University to be leaders in implementing India’s NEP at the mission level.
It is important to note that the Union Cabinet has approved the new National Education Policy, which will replace the National Education Policy which came in the year 1986, 34 years ago. It aims to make changes in school and higher education so that India can be made a superpower in the field of knowledge.
He also counted on the several achievements of India’s education system during the pandemic year. He highlighted how the system worked tirelessly in executing digital education, transformed homes into schools, and didn’t let the year go waste for India’s 33 crore aspirants which is more than the total population of the USA. Moreover, to give an idea of how herculean the task was, he even shared the information on the size of the Indian education system: 1,000 universities, 50,000-degree colleges, 15 lakh schools, and 1.10 crore teachers.