Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 29
Graded autonomy, single regulatory physique for greater training, and enhance in public spending as much as 6 per cent on training have been a number of the options within the new National Education Policy 2020 that the central authorities introduced on Wednesday.
“Union cabinet has cleared the National Education Policy 2020 to meet the demands of 21st century,” Information and Broadcast Minister Prakash Javadekar stated as he, Human Resource Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and bureaucrats for college and better training unveiled the brand new coverage.
Meanwhile, the HRD Ministry was renamed as Education Ministry earlier on Wednesday because the central authorities authorised the brand new coverage.
A panel led by former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief Okay Kasturirangan had submitted the draft of the brand new NEP to Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ when he took cost final 12 months.
The draft was then put in public area to hunt suggestions from varied stakeholders and over two lakh ideas have been acquired by the HRD Ministry about the identical.
“The policy draft has been approved. The Ministry has been renamed as Education Ministry,” a senior HRD Ministry official stated.
The final training coverage was adopted in 1992, simply earlier than India witnessed the Internet revolution. The doc, due to this fact, didn’t consider know-how within the development of India’s nationwide training objectives.
A brand new training coverage was a part of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s manifesto forward of the 2014 common election.
The drafting specialists additionally took into consideration the report of a panel headed by former cupboard secretary T S R Subramanian and shaped by the HRD Ministry when it was being headed by Union Minister Smriti Irani.
Higher training reforms
— Graded Autonomy
— Single regulator for greater training. All greater training establishments, besides authorized and medical schools, to be ruled by single regulator
— Increase in Public Spending as much as 6 per cent on training
— Use of Technology in Education, instructing administration and regulation
— Focus on e-ducation in eight main regional languages
— Common norms to be in place for personal and public greater training establishments
— MPhil programs to be discontinued beneath new National Education Policy
— Common entrance exams to be held for admission to universities, greater training establishments
— National Mission on Foundational Education
— Board exams to be primarily based on information utility.
— Home language, mom tongue or regional language to be medium of instruction as much as Class 5
— School curriculum to be diminished to core ideas; integration of vocational training from Class 6 — With companies