PM Modi To Address Conclave On School Education Under NEP 2020 Tomorrow


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday will address a conclave on “School Education in 21st Century” under the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 via video-conference, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a statement on Thursday.

The two-day conclave is organised by the Union Ministry of Education which started on Thursday as a part of “Shiksha Parv”.

The PMO notice said, “Shiksha Parv is being celebrated from 8th September- 25th September, 2020 to felicitate the Teachers and to take New Education Policy 2020 forward. Various Webinars, Virtual Conferences, and Conclaves on various aspects of National Education Policy 2020 are being organized across the country.”

Earlier, PM Narendra Modi had delivered the inaugural address at the “Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under NEP-2020” on August 7 and also addressed the “Governors’ Conference” on the policy on September 7.

NEP-2020 is the first education policy of the 21st 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 levels, read the PMO statement.

The new National Education Policy aims at 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.

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