Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 1
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday mentioned the National Education Policy (NEP), 2020, had been framed protecting in thoughts the aspirations of the youth of the 21st century. Besides, the reforms would assist discover college students’ potential, he added. The previous schooling system created a mass of graduates, who couldn’t put their data to sensible use, the PM mentioned. The new coverage would produce job creators as a substitute of job seekers.
“NEP, 2020, aims to change that approach and plug previous loopholes, where students were being forced to study subjects under pressure from parents and society.”
“With NEP, 2020, we are shifting from the burden of the school bag, which does not last beyond school to the boon of learning that helps for life, from simply memorising to critical thinking,” he mentioned, hailing the Indian youth for providing a variety of options, together with Aarogya Setu utility and face shields throughout Covid instances.
Addressing college students at Smart India Hackathon, by which college students are competing to seek out options to a set of issues posed to them by the federal government and trade, the PM mentioned even at present many college students felt they have been being judged on the idea of 1 topic by which they didn’t even have curiosity.
“The policy emphasises on inter-disciplinary study. This concept has been gaining popularity because one size does not fit all and one subject does not define who you are,” Modi mentioned, including that college students may now study math with music.