Wednesday, January 19, 2022

National Education Policy- 2020 will turn India into a global knowledge superpower: Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that National Education Policy-NEP 2020 will turn India into a global knowledge superpower while addressing 61st Foundation Day of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) via video conferencing.

Mr. Pradhan congratulated NCERT on this occasion and appreciated it’s efforts in improving the quality of education. He said, NCERT should gear up for bringing in massive transformation in education as envisaged in the NEP 2020.

Minister of State for Education, Subhash Sarkar said that 42 lakh teachers had been trained under the NISHTHA initiative. He stressed the role of integration of vocational and academic education for achieving the roles of Atmanirbhar Bharat and Skill India. He recalled that the Prime Minister had said that the NEP will contribute to a new India and the role of NCERT is indispensable in this regard.

Minister of State for Education, Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh was also present on the occasion. The publication of NCERT titled ‘Dictionary of Sociology’ in three languages: English, Hindi and Urdu, explaining the terms in Sociology was also released on the occasion.


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