Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the New Education Policy ( NEP) is a game changer to empower students. Addressing inaugural NEP conclave, Mr Modi emphasised holistic implementation of NEP. Prime Minister Modi added this conclave will give more information on NEP which will further help in its better implementation.
Saying education overhaul was the need of the hour, the Prime Minister said the country’s education system must meet global standards. He said students and youths should strive for global citizens but must not forget roots. He stressed on teaching in regional languages as it will help young students.
The Prime Minister said the burden on students should be reduced as there is an overload of information and content . Quoting former President A P J Abdul Kalam, the Prime Minister said the purpose of education is to make good human beings. Calling for faster reforms for a better India, Mr Modi said students should work towards curiosity and commitment driven life . He said NEP stresses on teachers’ learning and teachers make enlightened students.
The Prime Minister welcomed questions and doubts on NEP. He said students will now have the freedom to switch courses and higher education is now free of specific streams. Saying inquiry, analysis, discussion based learning will strengthen the education system. Prime minister highlighted how this NEP was framed after a long thinking .