India becoming a global education hub: Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The world will soon come to India to learn, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said on Thursday as he inaugurated a residential complex for international faculty visitors at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur. “India is prominently becoming a global education hub and the National Education Policy 2020 is making sure … Read more

Mangalore University sets up task force to implement NEP 2020 – Times of India

MANGALURU: Mangalore University has constituted a task force of its Syndicate to implement the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. Nine sub-committees under this task force will go into various aspects of the NEP. They have to give time bound suggestions on specific thrust areas under the NEP given to them. This is in line with … Read more

Non-teaching varsity employees of Cotton University stage protest against NEP – Times of India

GUWAHATI: Non- teaching employees of Cotton University staged a sit-in-strike in front of the administrative block of the state university here on Wednesday, in alliance with the nation-wide protest as planned by the All India University Employees Confederation (AIUEC) against the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. AIUEC is a conglomerate of different unions of university … Read more

NEP 2020 is a nation-centric policy aimed at building good humans: Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal – Times of India

MANGALURU: The main objective of NEP 2020 is to develop good human beings and not machines. It is a nation centric policy, full of human values and with regards to innovation, knowledge, research, science and technology it will be on top on international level, said education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal in an ASSOCHAM webinar. “NEP 2020 … Read more

Most holistic NEP 2020 corresponds to needs of changing India: Rajnath Singh – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 corresponds to the needs of changing 21st century India and it is the most holistic one, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday. “NEP 2020 corresponds to the needs of the changing India of the 21st century. It has been prepared as per the aspirations of new … Read more

NEP will play key role in creating ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’: PM Modi – Times of India

GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday the New Education Policy (NEP) announced by his government will play a key role in creating a self-reliant India and open up the education sector for facilitating greater global exposure for Indian students. Modi said holistic knowledge blended with the understanding of science is answer to all … Read more

My dream to make J&K an oasis of talent: LG Manoj Sinha – Times of India

JAMMU: Only education can lead to a brighter future for the youth of Jammu and Kashmir, Lt Governor Manoj Sinha said on Monday, asserting that it is his dream to make the union territory an “oasis of talent”. Inaugurating a conference on the implementation of NEP-2020, he said Jammu and Kashmir is gifted with not … Read more

National Education Policy backward looking document, says Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Terming the new National Education Policy as a “backward looking document”, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said on Wednesday that education should be based on principles of the Constitution and not on ancient cultural values. Raising the issue as a Zero Hour mention in Rajya Sabha, Kharge, who was recently elected to the … Read more

International enrolments will drop in practical oriented subjects, here is why – Times of India

The COVID-19 pandemic will definitely take its toll on international student applications across all the subject areas in all countries. With online classes becoming the new normal across the world, the impact will be more on subjects which have lab-based practical classes. “In that sense, subject areas like science and engineering may see some drop … Read more

Students to study in 2022 under new curriculum as envisaged by NEP: PM Modi – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that students will study under a new curriculum drawn from the National Education Policy when the country celebrates its 75th year of Independence in 2022, and asserted that the curriculum will be “forward-looking, future ready and scientific”. Addressing a conclave on “School Education in 21st Century” … Read more