President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi shall address the inaugural session of the Governors’ Conference on National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 on at 10:30 AM on Monday (September 7) through video conference.
The conference titled ‘Role of NEP-2020 in Transforming Higher Education’ is being organized by the Union education ministry.
NEP-2020 is the first education policy of the twenty-first century which was announced after 34 years of the previous National Policy on Education 1986.
NEP-2020 is directed towards major reforms in both school and higher education level.
The new National Education Policy strives for making India into an equitable and vibrant knowledge society.
It envisions an India-centred education system that contributes directly to transforming India into a Global Superpower.
The comprehensive transformation aimed the NEP will bring about a paradigm shift in the country’s education system and create an enabling and reinvigorated educational ecosystem for a new Atmanirbhar Bharat envisaged by the PM.
“Various webinars, virtual conferences, and conclaves on various aspects of National Education Policy 2020 are being organised across the country,” the Prime Ministers’ Office (PMO) said in a statement.
The Education ministry and University Grants Commission earlier organized a “Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under National Education Policy-2020” which was addressed by Prime Minister Modi.
The Governors’ Conference on September 7 will also be attended by education ministers of all states, Vice-Chancellors of state universities and other senior officials.
The address of the President and Prime Minister shall be live telecast on DD News.