NEP 2020: Prime Minister Addresses Conclave on National Education Policy 2020

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Aug 07, 14:26(IST): PM Modi raises his concerns over inequality, says everyone must get an equal opportunity and right to Education and Skills.

Aug 07, 14:00(IST): PM Modi:  NEP 2020 is an effort to make education ‘inquiry-based’ and it will not be possible to implement these by releasing the circular, it needs the effort of all to acquire and adapt the New Education Policy 2020.

Aug 07, 13:44(IST): PM Modi Quoted the words of former President of India Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam that “The aim of Education is to become a good human being along with being good in skills and expertise.”

Aug 07, 13:18(IST): PM Modi urges students to follow their passion not the trend.

Aug 07, 12:54(IST): PM Modi: Conversion of “10+2” to “5+3+3+4” was the demand of the current situation to improve the mindset of the students. It is indeed one of the major step taken. 

Aug 07, 12:08(IST): PM Modi: The NEP 2020 looks forward to create awareness and to promote skill developments in students. Along with that it looks ahead to promote Education through “Mother Tongue”.

Aug 07, 11:51(IST): PM Modi: No big changes were done in the education policy in the past decades, as a result the values of Curiosity and Imagination were not getting promoted.

Aug 07, 11:30(IST): PM Modi says NEP 2020 emphasises on the begining of New India in 21st Century. NEP has been featured to initiate all round developments of the students which encourages both education and skills.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be delivering the inaugural speech at the 'Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under National Education Policy' on August 7. In his speech he will be covering the important points about the National Education Policy 2020.

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The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 was passed by the Union Cabinet at a meeting presided by the PM. It hence marked an end to a 34 year education policy which was framed in 1986.

The 'Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under National Education Policy' is being organised by the MHRD and UGC to aware the mass about the changes in the policy. It will comprise of various sessions conducted by eminent people highlighting the main aspects of the NEP 2020. 

Read about NEP 2020 and the changes in the policy here.

The MHRD has released a notice stating that "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, the committee for the draft NEP as well as eminent academicians and scientists will speak on different aspects of the National Education Policy"

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