3 Crore New Students To Enroll For Higher Education Under NEP: Ramesh Pokhriyal


New Delhi: Union Minister for Education Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank attended the annual conference of Vice-chancellors on Monday, hosted by National Law University (NLU), New Delhi and organised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Pokhriyal while speaking on “Reimagining Indian Universities” said that under the new National Education Policy three crore students will enroll for higher education.

Speaking on the 5+3+3+4 formula, the minister said that every student will be benefitting from it. “The transfer of credits and digilocker facility is a boon to the students. They will least get a certificate. If they complete a year education, they will get diploma certificate, or if continue till the stipulated time, will get a degree.”

Pokhriyal also praised PM Narendra Modi for his efforts and making India a world leader. He credited him for adding  ‘anusandhan’ to India’s vision and mission.

The minister was also quoted as saying, “NEP is the basis for a greater India and the stepping stone to achieve India’s mission of Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat, Swastha Bharat, Swachh Bharat, Samarth Bharat and build a ‘New Bharat’.”

Pokhriyal reminded that the new education policy has touched every sector and section of the society. It will bring positive results and is a big step towards country’s development. “NEP has taken the valuable lessons from the past and is moving forward with the present. The policy will be available to even the last person in the country,” he added further.

The minister also inaugurated the online portal of AIU and credited it for working hard since 1925. The event was also attended by Activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi.

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