Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has clarified that the National Education Policy 2020 upholds the Reservation Policy enshrined in the Constitution of India. He said, some media reports attributed to PTI questioning whether the NEP 2020 upholds the Reservation Policy as in enshrined in the Constitution of India.
Mr Pokhriyal said, as per the articles published, some of political leaders have been raising doubts that the National Education Policy may dilute the provisions of reservation in the educational space of the country.
The Minister said, various Entrance Examinations like JEE, NEET, UGC-NET, IGNOU were organized after the declaration of NEP-2020 and many appointment processes were also held in educational institutions, but government has not received a single complaint of dilution of reservation provision so far.
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