President of India Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi shall address the inaugural session of the Governors’ Conference on National Education Policy on at 10:30 am on September 7, 2020, through video conference.
The conference titled ‘Role of NEP-2020 in Transforming Higher Education’ is being organized by the Ministry of Education, Govt of India.
NEP-2020 is the first education policy of the twenty-first 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 level.
The new National Education Policy strives for 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.
The comprehensive transformation aimed at the NEP will bring about a paradigm shift in the country’s education system and create an enabling and reinvigorated educational ecosystem for a new Atmanirbhar Bharat envisaged by Prime Minister of India.
The Ministry of Education and University Grants Commission earlier organized a ‘Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under National Education Policy-2020’ which was addressed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.