President Kovind, PM Modi to address Governors’ Conference on NEP-2020

New Delhi (NVI) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the inaugural session of the Governors’ Conference on National Education Policy (NEP) tomorrow through video conference.

The virtual conference will be telecast live on DD News at 10.30 am tomorrow. The Conference titled “Role of NEP-2020 in Transforming Higher Education” is being organized by the Ministry of Education, the Prime Minister’s Office said.

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, according to a PMO statement.

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, PMO said.

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 PM Modi.

Webinars, virtual conferences, and conclaves on various aspects of National Education Policy-2020 are being organised across the country.

The Ministry of Education and University Grants Commission earlier organized a “Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under National Education Policy-2020” which was addressed by the PM Modi.

The Governors’ Conference tomorrow is also being attended by Education Ministers of all States, Vice-Chancellors of State Universities and other senior officials, the PMO said in a statement.

-ARK