Karnataka To Implement National Education Policy From August

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Bangalore: Karnataka will be implementing the new National Education Policy (NEP) after merging it with the state’s existing education policy.

Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar, while attending a video conference with NEP draft Committee chairman Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, said, “In two week’s time, the NEP and a state policy would be merged to bring out a separate policy for Karnataka,” Times Now News reported.

The Karnataka government has already passed a resolution accepting NEP and a meeting to implement the policy was held on Friday.

“A resolution was passed accepting the NEP,” said the Deputy Chief Minister for Higher Education, CN Ashwath Narayan, who held a meeting with the members of the task force for the implementation of NEP 2020.

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday had approved the NEP 2020, which replaced the 34-year-old National Policy on Education, 1986.

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