Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said that the state is ready to discuss the implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP-2020) and mentioned that a committee has been constituted to take decisions for primary and secondary schools in the state. Is. Paying tribute to M Visvesvaraya on Engineer’s Day, the CM said, “We are ready to discuss the National Education Policy. These are revolutionary changes.” “The committee has been constituted as we have not decided on its implementation for primary and secondary schools,” he said.
Earlier this month, Karnataka’s Higher Education Minister, CN Ashwatha Narayan had lauded the policy and said that it takes the freedom of the student to the subject level. On July 29, 2020, The Union Cabinet approved the National Policy on Education (NEP) 2020, which includes major reforms in higher education including a target of 50 percent Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) by 2035 and provision for multiple entry and exit. NEP 2020 includes providing vocational education from class 6 onwards, progress cards instead of report cards, 5+3+3+4 structure, multidisciplinary education with easy entry/exit options and academic bank of credit.
New education policy will make the country a ‘global superpower’ in the field of knowledge
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan recently said that the New Education Policy (NEP)-2020 will transform India into a global superpower in the field of knowledge. He had said that NCERT should be ready for comprehensive changes in education according to NEP-2020. The Union Minister said, “In the last 60 years, NCERT has taken India’s education sector to a significant level. I congratulate the NCERT family for this. The council has played an important role in improving school education. NCERT has done a great job in these years. Major changes are being seen in India’s education system under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
He said that the New Education Policy-2020 has been brought to provide quality, affordable and equitable education for all. He said, “It has been made keeping in mind the needs of the 21st century. As far as school education is concerned, we have set a 100% Enrollment Target (GER) by 2030. Through this education policy, we have to shift from ‘what to think’ to ‘how to think’. This policy will make India a global superpower in the field of knowledge.